There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Milan by plane, train, shuttle, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) EDI - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna

$68 - $194

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo, shuttle  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) EDI - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Milan Bergamo Airport to Milano Centrale Station

$51 - $320

8 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to Milan Linate  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Linate (LIN) EDI - LIN

$101 - $240

Train to Glasgow, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GLA - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna

$94 - $276

Fly Edinburgh to Turin, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Turin (TRN) EDI - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale

$96 - $186

Train  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International Station to Gare du Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv

$317 - $559

Train, bus  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to Milan

$304 - $462

Bus  •  32 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station M20
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan 729

$122 - $244

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Milan

$437 - $559

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Milan

$282 - $419

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Milan, Italy?

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Milan via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras International Station, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 16 h 16 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa
Avg. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Luton
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Avg. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Avg. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London City
Avg. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via London Gatwick
Avg. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $4,500
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,500
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Munich
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo
Avg. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Eindhoven
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Bratislava
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Dublin
Avg. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Birmingham
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Cardiff
Avg. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Birmingham
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Brussels
Avg. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London City
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Madrid
Avg. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
Malpensa Express
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna
Avg. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Book at
malpensaexpress.it
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Avg. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras International Station to Gare du Nord
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Avg. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $340
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Orio Shuttle
Phone
035.319366
Email
ticket@orioshuttle.com
Website
orioshuttle.com
Shuttle from Milan Bergamo Airport to Milano Centrale Station
Avg. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
orioshuttle.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Londres to Paris Bercy
Avg. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Bercy to Milan
Avg. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Avg. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan
Avg. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Milan?

The distance between Edinburgh and Milan is 1452 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Milan is to fly and shuttle which costs £75 and takes 6 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Milan?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Milan is to fly and train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs £75.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Milan?

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Milan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Milano Porta Garibaldi via London St Pancras International Station, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 16 min.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Milan?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Milan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at conciliazione m1 via London, Paris, Paris and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Milan?

It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Edinburgh to Milan, including transfers.