There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Elba by train, car ferry, ferry, bus 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, car ferry  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Piomb.Bin.Mare Reg / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$75 - $176

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Livorno Centrale Icn / ...
  2. Take the train from Livorno C.Le to Piomb.Bin.Mare Reg / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$58 - $77

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Piombino
  2. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio Seasonal

$66 - $162

Drive, ferry  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Piombino
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$73 - $98

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Elba is to train and ferry which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Elba is to drive and ferry which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Milan and Elba is 311 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Milan to Elba, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Elba.
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  • Distance: 194.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Elba, Tuscany, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Milan to Portoferraio. However, you can take the train to Firenze S.Maria Novella, take the walk to Firenze Smn, take the train to Piomb.Bin.Mare, take the walk to Piombino, then take the car ferry to Portoferraio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Milan to Portoferraio via Livorno Centrale, Livorno C.Le, Piomb.Bin.Mare, and Piombino in around 8 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Piomb.Bin.Mare
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$23 - $28
Train from Livorno C.Le to Piomb.Bin.Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Piombino
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Toremar Toscana Regionale Marittima Spa

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