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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Milan by train, 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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Ic / ...

$29 - $55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Milan 189.3 miles

$20

6 alternative options

Train ItaloTreno  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Rogoredo Station Rm-Mi / ...

$31 - $55

Bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan N526

$21 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Milan 187.6 miles

$45 - $65

Fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Linate (LIN) FLR - LIN

$122 - $394

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FLR - MXP

$123 - $328

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FLR - BGY

$96 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Milan is to rideshare which costs 17€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Milan is to train which costs 25€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Florence and Milan is 248 km. The road distance is 300.1 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Milan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs 25€ - 50€.

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The train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Florence to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Milan is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs 25€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 29€ and takes 4 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Milan.
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  • Distance: 155.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Florence to Milan hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. ItaloTreno also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Milan 4 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome, Brindisi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $4,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Train operators
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Rogoredo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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 Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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 Florence to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Milan is 300 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Florence to Milan.

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4161+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Florence and Milan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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