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There are 9 ways to get from Naples to Milan by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station 9974 / ...

40€ - 160€

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) NAP - MXP

28€ - 248€

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to Milano - Autostazione San Donato Baltour / ...

33€ - 46€

Bus via Santa Maria Capua Vetere - Piazza Francesco  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to San Donato

48€ - 71€

Night train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the night train from Napoli Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi Ini

65€ - 90€

Rideshare  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Milan 774 km

37€ - 40€

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Naples to Milan 771.9 km

95€ - 140€

Fly to Milan Linate  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Linate (LIN) NAP - LIN

32€ - 294€

Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) NAP - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale

31€ - 232€

Naples to Milan by train

The train journey time between Naples and Milan is around 5h 15m and covers a distance of around 776 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 30m. Operated by ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia Intercity, the Naples to Milan train service departs from Napoli Centrale Station and arrives in Milano Centrale Station. Typically 227 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The most affordable way to get from Naples to Milan is to rideshare, which costs 37€ - 40€ and takes 9h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Milan is to fly which costs 30€ - 300€ and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Milan. However, there are services departing from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark and arriving at via cavallotti prima di c.so europa via p.le san donato m3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale Station station and arriving at Milano Centrale Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Naples and Milan is 658 km. The road distance is 771.9 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Milan without a car is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs 40€ - 160€.

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The train from Napoli Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station takes 4h 35m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Naples to Milan bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark station.

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Naples to Milan train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Napoli Centrale Station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Milan is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs 40€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 13h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 300€ and takes 2h 50m.

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  • Distance: 657.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

ItaloTreno operates a train from Napoli Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost 40€ - 120€ and the journey takes 4h 35m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to Milano - Autostazione San Donato 5 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 12h 20m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 250€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 850€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
14€ - 450€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
24€ - 250€
Flights from Naples to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 220€
Train operators
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 Napoli Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
40€ - 60€
Smart Low Cost
40€ - 60€
Smart Flex
80€ - 120€
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 Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 160€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 75€
Base Standard
90€ - 130€
Base Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Napoli Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Baltour
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 Naples to Milan
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sellitto
Phone
+39 0824 46304
Email
info@sellitto.com
Website
sellitto.com
Bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to San Donato
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
sellitto.com
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Naples to Milan
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
37€ - 40€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Naples to Milan bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Milano - Autostazione San Donato station.

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Naples to Milan train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Milano Centrale Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Milan is 772 km. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Naples to Milan.

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Alitalia offers flights from Naples Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4305+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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