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from Florence to Milan

You can get from Florence to Milan by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Milan on 22 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:25Florence Santa Maria Novella1h55 20:20Milan Centrale
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£421One-way
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20:35Florence4h15 00:50Milano, San Donato
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£151One-way
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08:25Florence Santa Maria Novella1h55 10:20Milan Centrale
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£421One-way
19:25Florence Santa Maria Novella1h55 21:20Milan Centrale
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£421One-way
09:25Florence Santa Maria Novella1h55 11:20Milan Centrale
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£421One-way

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Tue
21 Sep
£23Regionale
£15Itabus
Wed
22 Sep
£23Regionale
£19Itabus
Thu
23 Sep
£20Intercity
£15Itabus
Fri
24 Sep
£23Regionale
£15Itabus
Sat
25 Sep
£23Regionale
£12Itabus
Sun
26 Sep
£23Regionale
£12Itabus
Mon
27 Sep
£20Intercity
£12Itabus
Tue
28 Sep
£20Intercity
£11Itabus
Wed
29 Sep
£20Intercity
£4Itabus
Thu
30 Sep
£18Intercity
£6Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£23Regionale
£11Itabus
Sat
2 Oct
£20Intercity
£4Itabus
Sun
3 Oct
£20Intercity
£4Itabus
Mon
4 Oct
£13Intercity
£4Itabus
Tue
5 Oct
£13Intercity Notte
£4Itabus
Wed
6 Oct
£12Intercity
£4Itabus
Thu
7 Oct
£12Intercity
£4Itabus
Fri
8 Oct
£18Intercity
£6Flixbus
Sat
9 Oct
£12Intercity Notte
£4Itabus
Sun
10 Oct
£18Intercity Notte
£11Itabus
Mon
11 Oct
£9Intercity
£4Itabus

Travel Information from Florence to Milan

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £20
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £20 • 3 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTrenitalia or Intercity

Travel 154 miles (249 km) by coach or train to Milan from Florence. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Trenitalia or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Florence to Milan.

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How to Travel from Florence to Milan

Anyone wishing to travel in Italy from Florence to Milan will discover that trains are the fastest method of transport to travel between the two cities. Direct trains run regularly throughout the day from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station in the center of Florence to Milan Rogoredo Station, taking about 1.5 hours in journey time. Another option is to travel by bus using one of the companies that travel between the two cities, as the bus journey only takes about 3 to 3.5 hours in duration.

What is the best way to travel from Florence to Milan?

Cheapest way to travel from Florence to Milan

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Milan. Coaches traveling from Florence to Milan depart from either Florence's Autostazione Busitalia-Sita Nord or Piazzale Montelungo bus station and take at least 3:15 h to arrive at either Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano or Rogoredo bus station. Over 20 coaches travel from Florence to Milan every day, with the first departing Florence at 2:10 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Milan to Florence include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Florence to Milan.

Fastest way to travel from Florence to Milan

Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Milan. Trains traveling from Florence to Milan depart from either either Florence's Santa Maria Novella, Rifredi, or Campo di Marte train station and take approximately 1:40 h to arrive at Milan's Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station. Approximately 50 trains travel from Florence to Milan every day, with the first departing Florence at 6:53 a.m. There is also a much slower night train that travels from Florence to Milan, departing Florence at 1:47 a.m. and arriving at Milan at 7:12 a.m. Both Trenitalia and Italo travel frequently from Florence to Milan.

Most popular way to travel from Florence to Milan

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Florence to Milan. Taking a train is at least 1:20 h faster than traveling from Florence to Milan by bus while only costing €16 more on average. High-speed trains traveling from Florence to Milan tend to be more expensive making taking the bus an attractive option for travelers looking to save money while traveling. Florence and Milan are located too close together to make flying an efficient way to travel.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Florence to Milan?

There are 2 ways to travel to Milan from Florence including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Florence to Milan?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Florence to Milan. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A coach is £2 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Florence to Milan costing on average £20.

What is the fastest way to get to Milan from Florence?

The fastest way from Florence to Milan is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 54 min.

Other travel options from Florence to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 55 min   on average.

How far is Milan from Florence?

The Florence to Milan distance is approximately 154 miles (249 km).

How many services a day are there to Milan from Florence?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Milan is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Florence and Milan as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Florence? Where do I arrive in Milan?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Florence to Milan:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and tend to arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Trains mostly depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Milano Centrale.
Who can get me from Florence to Milan?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Milan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Trenitalia can take you to Milan by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Trenitalia from Florence to Milan for £17.
  • Travel with Intercity to go to Milan by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Intercity Florence to Milan tickets on Omio for £20.
Can I travel directly between Florence and Milan?

Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Milan with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Milan with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to Milan with Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Milan tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Florence and Milan ends?
Omio customers who travel from Florence to Milan often also extend their holiday to go to Rome, Paris or Naples. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Milan and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket to Milan from Florence online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Florence to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £17 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £20 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Florence to Milan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Milan
Firenze (Autostazione Sita - Via S. Caterina Da Siena)
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Firenze - Montelungo
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Firenze S.M.N.
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