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from Milan to Florence

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Florence on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:35Milan4h25 14:00Florence
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£211One-way
Cheapest
06:05Milan4h20 10:25Florence
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£191One-way
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18:40Milan Centrale1h55 20:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
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£491One-way
08:40Milan Centrale1h55 10:35Florence Santa Maria Novella
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£491One-way
08:10Milan Centrale1h54 10:04Florence Santa Maria Novella
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£501One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
£23Regionale
£15Itabus
Thu
28 Oct
£23Regionale
£19Itabus
Fri
29 Oct
£23Regionale
£19Itabus
Sat
30 Oct
£19Intercity
£12Itabus
Sun
31 Oct
£23Regionale
£12Itabus
Mon
1 Nov
£23Regionale
£15Itabus
Tue
2 Nov
£23Regionale
£15Itabus
Wed
3 Nov
£18Intercity
£4Itabus
Thu
4 Nov
£18Intercity
£8Itabus
Fri
5 Nov
£23Regionale
£12Itabus
Sat
6 Nov
£13Intercity
£12Itabus
Sun
7 Nov
£18Intercity
£8Itabus
Mon
8 Nov
£18Intercity
£11Itabus
Tue
9 Nov
£13Intercity
£4Itabus
Wed
10 Nov
£13Intercity
£7Itabus
Thu
11 Nov
£13Intercity Notte
£12Itabus
Fri
12 Nov
£19Intercity
£11Itabus
Sat
13 Nov
£13Intercity
£7Itabus
Sun
14 Nov
£19Intercity
£11Itabus
Mon
15 Nov
£18Intercity
£4Itabus
Tue
16 Nov
£11Intercity
£4Itabus

Travel Information from Milan to Florence

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £24
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £24 • 3 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 154 miles (249 km) by coach or train to Florence from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Milan to Florence.

General Information about the journey from Milan to Florence

It’s easily possible to travel to Florence from Milan via bus, train or plane, any day of the week. It is generally faster to travel by direct train. Flights between Florence and Milan are indirect and usually entail at least one layover – often in Rome. For those on a tight budget, bus companies may be an attractive option.

Buses from Milan to Florence

Bus companies that operate services to Florence from Milan include Eurolines, and LIROSI. The main departure point is Autostazione Lazzi bus stop, and the arrival point is Vlabij de Metro stop. Bus services to Florence from Milan are generally available from early morning until late at night, every day of the week. Several services operate during the day at infrequent intervals. A direct journey takes approximately 5 hours and 20 minutes.

Trains from Milan to Florence

Train services operate every day of the week to Florence from Milan. Services start running at approximately 5:30 a.m, and are available throughout the day until about 8:15 p.m. There can be up to 4 train departures during the course of an hour. Companies that operate services to Florence from Milan include Trenitalia and Italo. Direct travel by train can take from 1 hour and 30 minutes. The departure point is usually Milano Centrale station, and the arrival point is Firenze S.M.Novella station.

Flights from Milan to Florence

Flights to Florence from Milan are operated by a number of airlines, including Alitalia, Lufthansa, Austrian, KLM and British Airways. Connecting flights take around 3 hours to reach Florence. Flights services commence at about 6:40 a.m, and operate until approximately 10 p.m each day. There are usually at least 3 flights during each hour. The main departure point is Milana Malpensa Airport, and the arrival point is Florence Airport.

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FAQs
What are my Milan to Florence travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Milan to Florence: coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Florence, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

A coach is £8 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Milan to Florence costing on average £24.

What is the fastest way from Milan to Florence?

The quickest way to travel between Milan and Florence is by train, which takes on average 3 h 27 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Florence by coach can take on average 3 h 55 min.

What is the distance from Milan to Florence?

You should expect to travel around 154 miles (249 km) from Milan to Florence.

How many services a day are there between Milan and Florence?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Florence is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Milan and in Florence?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Milan to Florence:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Milan to Florence depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travellers board their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Which travel companies can take me from Milan to Florence?

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

  • You can take a coach from Milan to Florence with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with Flixbus from Milan to Florence.
  • You can travel to Florence from Milan by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £24 with Trenitalia from Milan to Florence.
Can I find a direct route from Milan to Florence?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Florence with Flixbus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 17 direct trains per day to Florence with Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Milan to Florence?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Florence often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Venice or Pisa. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Florence itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Florence and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Florence from Milan online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between Milan and Florence, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £16 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £24 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milan to Florence online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.