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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Milan by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly Edinburgh to Milan Linate  •  5h 34m

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

$100 - $239

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Fly Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) EDI - BGY

$49 - $318

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Fly Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) EDI - MXP

$66 - $192

Train to Glasgow, fly to Milan Linate  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GLA - LIN

$125 - $231

Fly Edinburgh to Turin, train  •  7h 42m

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

$91 - $194

Train  •  15h 26m

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

$298 - $513

Bus  •  31h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan

$96 - $145

Night bus, bus  •  34h 59m

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Milan

$162 - $271

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  19h 38m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  6. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

$506 - $660

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 3m

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

$280 - $414

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Milan is to fly which costs £35 - £250 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Milan is to fly which costs £75 - £190 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Milan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at conciliazione m1 via London, Brussels, Brussels-North station and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 22m.

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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, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 26m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Milan is 907 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Milan without a car is to train which takes 15h 26m and costs £220 - £400.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Edinburgh to Milan, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Milan bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Milan train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Milan is to fly which takes 5h 34m and costs £75 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £400 and takes 15h 26m, you could also bus, which costs £70 - £120 and takes 31h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Milan.
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  • Distance: 907.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Milan every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Milan via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 15h 26m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Edinburgh to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan, Milan station.

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Milan is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 4:20 AM in Edinburgh and 5:20 AM in Milan.

Edinburgh to Milan train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

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Alitalia, easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4271+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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