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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Ravenna by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Faenza Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Faenza to Ravenna Re

€19 - €110

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Ravenna 291.6 km

€16

3 alternative options

Bus via Lido di Savio  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Via Giovanni Battista Cassinis to Lido di Savio Via Longiano Rimini Piazza Marvelli - Casatenovo Piazza Repubbilca

€36 - €47

Bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Ravenna 423

€21 - €26

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Milan to Ravenna 292.4 km

€35 - €55

Milan to Ravenna by train

The train journey time between Milan and Ravenna is around 5h 5m and covers a distance of around 295 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 9m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Milan to Ravenna train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Ravenna. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 5m
Fastest train time:
4h 9m
Train distance:
295 km
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:10
Last train departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Ravenna train schedules

Milan → Ravenna
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ravenna is 1500.

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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Ravenna is to rideshare which costs €16 and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Ravenna is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Milan Via Giovanni Battista Cassinis and arriving at Ravenna via Lido di Savio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Ravenna via Bologna Centrale and Faenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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It is 264 km from Milan to Ravenna. It is approximately 292.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Milan to Ravenna without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €19 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Milan to Ravenna, including transfers.

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Milan to Ravenna bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Milan Via Giovanni Battista Cassinis station.

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Milan to Ravenna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Ravenna is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €19 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus via Lido di Savio, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 5h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Ravenna.
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  • Distance: 264.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a train from Milan to Ravenna via Bologna Centrale and Faenza in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, Autostradale operates a bus from Milan Via Giovanni Battista Cassinis to Lido di Savio Via Longiano twice a week. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Faenza
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €28
Base Premium
€27 - €40
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 Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Bologna Centrale to Faenza
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
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 Bologna Centrale to Faenza
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Faenza to Ravenna
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Via Giovanni Battista Cassinis to Lido di Savio Via Longiano
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
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 Ravenna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Ravenna
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Milan to Ravenna bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Lido di Savio Via Longiano station.

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Milan to Ravenna train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ravenna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Ravenna is 292 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Milan to Ravenna.

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

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