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from Milan to Rome

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Rome on 30 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:40Milano, San Donato8h05 18:45Rome
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£281One-way
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06:50Milano, San Donato8h15 15:05Rome
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£231One-way
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09:35Milan8h35 18:10Rome
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£281One-way
17:45Milan Centrale3h15 21:00Rome Termini
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£811One-way
18:15Milan Centrale3h10 21:25Rome Termini
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£811One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£40Regionale
£21Itabus
£249Alitalia
Thu
30 Sep
£40Regionale
£21Itabus
£249Alitalia
Fri
1 Oct
£40Regionale
£21Itabus
£276Alitalia
Sat
2 Oct
£36Intercity
£21Itabus
£77Alitalia
Sun
3 Oct
£40Regionale
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£63Alitalia
Mon
4 Oct
£30Intercity Notte
£18Itabus
£63Alitalia
Tue
5 Oct
£27Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£77Alitalia
Wed
6 Oct
£30Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£90Alitalia
Thu
7 Oct
£30Intercity Notte
£18Itabus
£77Alitalia
Fri
8 Oct
£40Regionale
£18Itabus
£63Alitalia
Sat
9 Oct
£21Intercity
£13Itabus
£63Alitalia
Sun
10 Oct
£38Intercity
£18Itabus
£63Alitalia
Mon
11 Oct
£27Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£63Alitalia
Tue
12 Oct
£15Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£63Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
13 Oct
£14Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£63Alitalia
Thu
14 Oct
£21Intercity
£13Itabus
£63Alitalia
Fri
15 Oct
£30Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£39Alitalia
Sat
16 Oct
£15Intercity
£13Itabus
£39Alitalia
Sun
17 Oct
£30Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£39Alitalia
Mon
18 Oct
£15Intercity Notte
£13Itabus
£51Alitalia
Tue
19 Oct
£15Intercity
£13Itabus
£51Alitalia

Travel Information between Milan and Rome

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £239
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £239 • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Regionale

Travel 296 miles (477 km) by coach, flight or train from Milan to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air France or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Milan to Rome.

General Information

Milan is located around 296 miles north of Rome. Flying is the quickest way to travel between the cities, taking a little over an hour. Flights leave from three airports in Milan and arrive at Rome's main airport. Trains leave from Milan's three main stations and stop at several locations in Rome. Travelling by bus is the slowest, routes run between several stations in Milan and Rome.

Buses from Milan to Rome

Buses depart from the Lampugnano, Rogoredo and San Donato stations in Milan and arrive at the Castro Pretorio and Tiburtina stations in Rome. Megabus is one of the main providers operating services between the two cities. Buses run 8 times per day, this direct journey takes an average of 9-10 hours. Departure times start at around 4:00 a.m. and run through to 9:30 p.m.

Trains from Milan to Rome

Trains depart from Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi stations and stop at Termini and Tiburtina stations in Rome. These routes are run by Trenitalia and Italo. Direct train journeys are around 3-4 hours. There are over 50 departures per day, trains leave approximately every 30 minutes, the first leaves before 6:00 a.m. and last after 11:00 p.m.

Flights from Milan to Rome

Several airlines offer flights, including Easyjet, Lufthansa, Air France and Air Berlin. Flights are available from Milano Malpensa Airport, Milano Orio Al Serio Airport and Milan Linate Airport, all arrive at Roma Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci International Airport). There are 14 flights on an average day, with most departing between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m, the remaining flights leave every few hours until the evening. Direct flights are approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Milan to Rome?

There are 3 travel options from Milan to Rome: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Milan to Rome?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Milan to Rome. Tickets for a coach cost on average £27.

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

A coach is £212 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Milan to Rome costing on average £239.

A coach is generally £13 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £40 from Milan to Rome.

What is the fastest way to Rome from Milan?

The quickest way to travel between Milan and Rome is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 34 min   on average.

How many miles from Milan to Rome would I travel?

The distance from Milan to Rome is approximately 296 miles (477 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Rome?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Rome is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When going from Milan to Rome, where do I depart from Milan and where do I arrive in Rome?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Milan to Rome depart from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Milan to Rome?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Milan to Rome tickets on Omio for £27.
  • Travel with Air France to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air France Milan to Rome tickets on Omio for £239.
  • Travel with Regionale for trains to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Regionale Milan to Rome tickets on Omio for £40.
Is there a direct service from Milan to Rome?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Rome with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Autoservizi Salemi with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Rome with.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Rome with Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Milan to Rome ends?
Your journey from Milan to Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Florence, Paris or Venice. If you’d like to add Florence, Paris or Venice to your Milan to Rome trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!
How early should I buy Milan to Rome tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £27 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £239 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £40 one way on average for this journey.

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