There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Milan by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 to Milan Linate  •  7 h 17 min

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

$101 - $239

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Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 7 min

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

$50 - $318

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 2 min

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

$67 - $192

Train  •  15 h 24 min

  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

$296 - $510

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix
  4. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Milan, Milan 472 / ...

$147 - $221

Train, bus  •  30 h 14 min

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

$285 - $435

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  19 h 50 min

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

$523 - $681

Drive, carferry  •  20 h 3 min

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

$280 - $414

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Milan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at conciliazione m1 via London Victoria, Lille, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 31 min.

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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 RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 24 min.

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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 15 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min 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 7 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Milan.
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  • Distance: 907.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

Brussels Airlines, British Airways and six 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, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 15 h 24 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
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
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
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
1 h 46 min
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
1 h 18 min
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
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Milan is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 4:30 PM in Edinburgh and 5:30 PM in Milan.

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

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Air France, Lufthansa, Flybe and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4063+ 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 32 min and costs .

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