There are 5 ways to get from Ferrara to Milan by train, bus, rideshare or car

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

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2 h

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

$29 - $66

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ferrara to Milan 160.4 miles

$17

3 alternative options

Train ItaloTreno  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ferrara to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Rogoredo Station Rm-To / ...

$30 - $63

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ferrara to Milan, Milan 423

$18 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ferrara to Milan 160.5 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ferrara to Milan is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ferrara to Milan is to train which costs 24€ - 60€ and takes 2 h.

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The distance between Ferrara and Milan is 203 km. The road distance is 256.9 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Ferrara to Milan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Ferrara to Milan. However, there are services departing from Ferrara and arriving at Milano Centrale via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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

You can take a train from Ferrara to Milan via Bologna C.Le in around 2 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ferrara to Milan twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ferrara to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Ferrara Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.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
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ferrara to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ferrara to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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