There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Elba by train, ferry 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, ferry  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Campiglia Marittima Fb / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

28€ - 107€

3 alternative options

Train, ferry via Florence  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima Re
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

40€ - 134€

Train, ferry via Florence #2  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Re
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

95€ - 184€

Drive, ferry  •  4h 51m

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

65€ - 88€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Elba is to train and ferry which costs 28€ - 110€ and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Elba is to drive and ferry which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 4h 51m.

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The distance between Milan and Elba is 311 km.

The best way to get from Milan to Elba without a car is to train and ferry which takes 7h 31m and costs 28€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Milan to Elba, including transfers.

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There are 1606+ hotels available in Elba. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

There is no direct connection from Milan to Elba. However, you can take the train to Campiglia Marittima, take the walk to Campiglia Stazione, take the bus to Porto Biglietterie Sud, take the walk to Piombino, then take the ferry to Portoferraio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Milan to Portoferraio via Rogoredo Fs, Milano Rogoredo, Firenze S.M.N., Piombino Marittima, and Piombino in around 7h 50m.

Train operators
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 Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
29€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
24€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
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 Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 60€
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Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
14€ - 18€
Base 2nd Class
35€ - 45€
Base 1st Class
53€ - 59€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
14€ - 18€
Base 2nd Class
35€ - 45€
Base 1st Class
55€ - 61€
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
12€ - 15€
Base 2nd Class
30€ - 40€
Base 1st Class
44€ - 49€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Rogoredo Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
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Italo Treno
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
22€ - 24€
Ferry operators
Toremar Toscana Regionale Marittima Spa
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 80€
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries

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