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from Rome to Milan

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

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

11:05Rome8h30 19:35Milano, San Donato
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£251One-way
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11:05Rome8h30 19:35Milano, San Donato
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08:50Rome8h40 17:30Milano, San Donato
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23:45Rome8h20 08:05Milano, San Donato
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08:50Rome9h25 18:15Milan
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27 Oct
£47Intercity Notte
£26Flixbus
£95ITA
Thu
28 Oct
£39Regionale
£25Itabus
£95ITA
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29 Oct
£38Intercity Notte
£25Itabus
£81ITA
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30 Oct
£39Regionale
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31 Oct
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2 Nov
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£57ITA

Travel Information from Rome to Milan

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £212
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £212 • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal, Flixbus or Intercity

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 296 miles (477 km) from Rome to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are TAP Portugal, Flixbus or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rome to Milan.

General Information about the journey from Rome to Milan

There are frequent bus train and flight services to Milan from Rome every day of the week. It is generally faster to travel by train. Travel by bus is quite slow in comparison; however the cost of fares tends to be cheaper.

Buses from Rome to Milan

Bus companies that operate services to Milan from Rome include megabus, SENA, Eurolines and baltour. There are usually buses that run every two hours during the daytime and less frequently at night. A direct journey takes from 8 hours and 55 minutes to arrive at Milan. The main departure point is Rome Termini Station and the arrival point is Florence S.m Novella Station.

Trains from Rome to Milan

There are frequent train services available every day of the week to Milan from Rome. These usually run from around 6:20 a.m until 6:20 p.m. There can be up to five services available every hour. Train companies that provide services to Milan from Rome include .italo and TRENITALIA. The journey by rail takes at least 2 hours and 40 minutes. Trains usually depart from Rome Tiburtina and arrive at Milano Rogoredo train station.

Flights from Rome to Milan

Flights to Milan from Rome are provided by Easyjet Alitalia and Meridiana. Direct flights take about 3 hours and 55 minutes to reach Milan. Flights are available from around 7 a.m until approximately 10 p.m each day. There are usually at least two flights available every hour. The main departure point is Roma Fiumicino and the arrival point is Milano Linate airport.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Rome to Milan?

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

What is the cheapest way to go to Milan from Rome?

The cheapest way from Rome to Milan is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Milan:

A coach journey is usually £190 less than a journey to Milan by plane, which costs on average £212 for the same trip.

A coach is £13 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Rome to Milan costing on average £35.

What is the fastest way to Milan from Rome?

The fastest way to get to Milan from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Milan that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Milan by coach can take on average 6 h 55 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h.

How many miles are between Rome and Milan

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

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Milan is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Rome to Milan?

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

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

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

  • TAP Portugal can take you to Milan by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for TAP Portugal from Rome to Milan for £212.
  • Flixbus can take you to Milan by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Rome to Milan for £22.
  • Travel with Intercity to go to Milan by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Intercity Rome to Milan tickets on Omio for £35.
Where should I go next after I travel to Milan from Rome?
Many of our customers travelling from Rome to Milan don't make Milan their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Naples or Venice, either of which you could add to your Rome and Milan trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Milan to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Rome to Milan ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £212 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £22 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £35 one way.

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