How to get from Paris to Milan

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from Paris to Milan

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

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

16:45Paris Beauvais Tille Airport1h25 18:10Milan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport
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23:30Paris, Quai de Bercy12h30 12:00Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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07:26Paris Gare de Lyon6h41 14:07Milan Centrale
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06:50Paris Orly Airport1h30 08:20Milan Malpensa Airport
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20:00Paris, Quai de Bercy12h00 08:00Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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Travel Information between Paris and Milan

distanceDistance396 miles (639 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Malta Air or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 396 miles (639 km) from Paris to Milan. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Malta Air or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Milan.

General Information about the journey from Paris to Milan

Travellers can choose to fly to Milan from Paris or take a bus or train. There are daily services covering each option and flying is the quickest way while the bus is the slowest. Journey times vary from under 5 hours to over 12 hours.

Trains from Paris to Milan

There are four train services to Milan from Paris each day. Passengers can choose from three high-speed TGV trains during the day or the overnight Thello sleeper train. Trains depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive at Milan Porta Garibaldi. Daytime trains are run by SNCF French Railways while the overnight Thello train is run by Trenitalia. Daytime trains take just under 8 hours while the overnight train completes the journey in about 10 hours.

Flights from Paris to Milan

Flying is the most convenient way to reach Milan from Paris and there are direct flights each day, including at weekends. Airlines which cover the route include Vueling, Air France, EasyJet, Alitalia, British Airways and Iberia, and a journey should take between 4 and 5 hours. Flights leave from either Paris Orly or Charles de Gaulle airport and land at Milan Linate or Milan Malpensa Airport. The first flight leaves in the early hours and the last departure is late in the evening.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris 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 Paris to Milan.

Travel between Paris, France and Milan, Italy is: Fully open.

Can travellers from France enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Milan from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Milan, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Paris and Milan.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Milan restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Milan?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 29/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Milan: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Milan. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A ferry is £52 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Paris to Milan costing on average £52.

A ferry is generally £35 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £35 from Paris to Milan.

A ferry is about £62 less than a train, which costs on average £62 for this journey.

The fastest way from Paris to Milan is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options between Paris and Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 40 min   of travel time.

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In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 40 min   on average.

The distance from Paris to Milan is approximately 396 miles (639 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Milan is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Milan from Paris 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 Paris to Milan:

  • Coaches most often depart from Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Milan at Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Flights most often depart from Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Milan at Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Trains from Paris to Milan most often leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Milan by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Milan for £52 on Omio.
  • Malta Air can get you to Milan by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Malta Air from Paris to Milan for £35 on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to Milan by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Milan tickets on Omio for £62.

Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Milan with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling, easyJet, ITA, Air France or Malta Air with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct train with Trenitalia or SNCF | TGV INOUI with 5 direct trains per day.

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 Paris.

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Milan often also extend their holiday to go to Rome, Naples or Venice. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Milan and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Paris to Milan, 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 for this trip is £52 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £35 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £62 one way.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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