How to get from Madrid to Milan

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from Madrid to Milan

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

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To get from Madrid to Milan on 01 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:00Madrid Barajas Airport4h40 19:40Milan Linate Airport
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23:00Madrid, Estación Sur24h15 23:15Milan
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15:00Madrid Barajas Airport6h10 21:10Milan Linate Airport
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15:00Madrid Barajas Airport8h10 23:10Milan Linate Airport
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07:05Madrid Barajas Airport6h15 13:20Milan Linate Airport
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Travel Information between Madrid and Milan

distanceDistance737 miles (1188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £169 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 737 miles (1188 km) from Madrid to Milan. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Milan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Milan

Travel to Milan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Milan.

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Milan, Italy is: Fully open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Spain?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Milan if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Milan, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Madrid and Milan.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from Italy is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Italy?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Italy?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Milan.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Madrid to Milan. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Milan is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Milan:

A ferry is about £123 less than a coach, which costs on average £123 for this trip.

A ferry is £169 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Milan costing on average £169.

A ferry is generally £2 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £2 from Madrid to Milan.

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Milan is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 23 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 25 h 6 min   on average.

Milan is approximately 737 miles (1188 km) away from Madrid.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Milan is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Milan from Madrid as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Madrid at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Milan at Milano Centrale.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Milan:

  • You can take a coach from Madrid to Milan with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £123 with Flixbus from Madrid to Milan.
  • You can go to Milan from Madrid by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £169 with Vueling from Madrid to Milan on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Madrid and Milan with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can take a direct flight with Ryanair, Malta Air, Air Europa or Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Milan as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Milan from Madrid.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Milan often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Milan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Milan and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Madrid 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 for this route is £123 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £169 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £2 one way on average for this route.

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

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