There are 9 ways to get from Florence 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.

Recommended option

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  1 h 40 min

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

$30 - $55

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Autostazione San Donato Baltour

$18 - $24

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Train ItaloTreno  •  1 h 55 min

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

$32 - $56

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan 527 / ...

$19 - $33

Rideshare  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Florence to Milan 189.3 miles

$20

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Milan 187.6 miles

$45 - $65

Fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 30 min

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

$122 - $395

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 3 min

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

$123 - $329

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  7 h 8 min

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

$51 - $254

Questions & Answers

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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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Milan. However, there are services departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at via verziere via san donato m3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 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 bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence, Florence station.

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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 16€ - 29€ and takes 4 h 56 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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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 once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 12 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, Palermo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $4,000
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
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 4 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
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $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
$30 - $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 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Night bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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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