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There are 11 ways to get from Milan to Corsica by car, ferry, train, bus or plane

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Recommended option

Drive, ferry  •  12h 15m

  1. Drive from Milan to Buozzi 2/Metro' Dinegro
  2. Take the ferry from Genova to Bastia
  3. Drive from Bastia to Ajaccio

€60 - €108

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Train, ferry via Genoa  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe Ic / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Genova to Bastia
  3. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio 1

€52 - €133

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Train, ferry  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Livorno Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Livorno to Bastia
  3. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio 1

€58 - €218

Bus, ferry  •  16h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano M1 to Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2 Sofia Central Bus Station - Lisbon Oriente / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Nice to Ajaccio Frnce-Fraja

€69 - €150

Bus, ferry, train  •  16h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Genoa 494 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Genova to Bastia
  3. Take the train from Bastia to Ajaccio 1

€53 - €95

Fly Milan Linate to Bastia  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bastia (BIA) LIN - BIA

€134 - €199

Train to Nice, fly to Bastia  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bastia (BIA) NCE - BIA

€100 - €247

Fly Milan Linate to Ajaccio  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Ajaccio (AJA) LIN - AJA

€142 - €482

Train to Nice, fly to Calvi  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Calvi (CLY) NCE - CLY

€122 - €333

Train to Nice, fly to Ajaccio  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Ajaccio (AJA) NCE - AJA

€83 - €230

Fly Milan Linate to Olbia, bus, ferry  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Olbia (OLB) LIN - OLB
  2. Take the bus from Aeroporto Olbia to Santa Teresa Gallura P.Modesto
  3. Take the ferry from Santa Teresa di Gallura to Bonifacio

€62 - €239

Milan to Corsica by train, walk and ferry

The journey time between Milan and Corsica is around 17h 40m and covers a distance of around 490 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 15m. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Milan to Corsica service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Ajaccio. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
17h 40m
Fastest journey time:
13h 15m
Journey distance:
490 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€52
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:10
Last service departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Corsica train, walk and ferry schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into France from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Corsica is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Corsica is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Corsica is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from France.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Corsica is to bus and ferry and train which costs €50 - €95 and takes 16h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Corsica is to fly which costs €130 - €200 and takes 6h 13m.

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The distance between Milan and Corsica is 379 km.

The best way to get from Milan to Corsica without a car is to train and ferry via Genoa which takes 15h 4m and costs €50 - €140.

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It takes approximately 12h 15m to get from Milan to Corsica, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Bastia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Air Corsica and three other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Bastia Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Corsica. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 19 min and costs €1 - €3.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Corsica.
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  • Distance: 378.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 15m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Corsica, France?

Lufthansa, Air France and five other airlines fly from Milan to Borgo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bastia via Rome, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from Milan Linate to Bastia via Rome, Marseille
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
Flights from Milan Linate to Ajaccio via Rome, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1400
Flights from Milan Linate to Ajaccio via Rome, Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€700 - €1400
Flights from Nice to Calvi
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €470
Flights from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Milan Linate to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Flights from Milan Linate to Olbia via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bastia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Flights from Milan Linate to Bastia via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Flights from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
Flights from Milan Linate to Ajaccio via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €480
Flights from Milan Linate to Ajaccio via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Nice to Calvi
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €470
Flights from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bastia via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Flights from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
Flights from Milan Linate to Ajaccio via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Nice to Calvi
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €470
Flights from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bastia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Milan Linate to Bastia via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Ajaccio via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €550
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Train from Milano Centrale to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€20 - €28
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 Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €20
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Milano Centrale to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€25 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €85
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Thello
Train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Milan Lampugnano M1 to Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Milan to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Blablabus
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Phone
+39 0789 21487
Email
request@gruppoturmotravel.com
Website
gruppoturmotravel.com
Bus from Aeroporto Olbia to Santa Teresa Gallura P.Modesto
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Ferry operators
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Ferry from Genova to Bastia
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
€35 - €50
Low season
€24 - €35
High season
€35 - €55
Ferry from Livorno to Bastia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €50
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
€30 - €50
Low season
€18 - €25
High season
€26 - €40
Ferry from Santa Teresa di Gallura to Bonifacio
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
€30 - €45
Low season
€10 - €15
High season
€13 - €19
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Livorno to Bastia
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Passenger Flex Fare
€45 - €60
Passenger & Vehicle Flex Fare
€75 - €110
Ferry from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Passenger Flex Fare
€50 - €65
Passenger & Vehicle Flex Fare
€85 - €120

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