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Recommended option

Train via Milano Rogoredo Station  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Rm-To / ...

$27 - $42

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$10 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Rm-To 9900/14/32 / ...

$25 - $45

Rideshare  •  2 h 46 min

  1. 134.1 miles

$15

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. 134.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. BLQ - LIN

$52 - $306

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Milan, Italy?

ItaloTreno operates a train from Bologna to Milan hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Alitalia, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Bologna to Milan hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Rogoredo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bologna and Milan is 201 km. The road distance is 215 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Milan is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Milan is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs 22€ - 40€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna Centrale Station and arriving at Milano Centrale Station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Bologna to Milan, including transfers.