There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Milan by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...

$24 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 420 / ...

$10 - $21

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna to Milano Marozzi-Marino / ...

$16 - $29

Rideshare  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Milan 134.1 miles

$14

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Milan 134.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Milan Linate (LIN) BLQ - LIN

$52 - $308

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Milan is to bus which costs 8€ - 19€ and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Milan is to train which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Milan is 201 km. The road distance is 214.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Milan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

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The train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bologna to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Milan is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs 21€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 19€ and takes 2 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Milan.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bologna to Milan hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. ItaloTreno also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Milan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Rome, Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Bologna to Milan Linate via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bologna to Milan San Donato
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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
$22 - $27
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
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
$19
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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