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There are 6 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Milan Linate

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN)

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Fly to Milan Malpensa

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)

Train

  1. Take the train from Fiumicino Aeroporto to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Rogoredo

Bus via via emilia prima di via morandi

  1. Take the Bus from Roma Tiburtina to San Donato Milanese

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Milan

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan

Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan by train and subway

The journey time between Rome Airport (FCO) and Milan is around 5h 2m and covers a distance of around 594 km. This includes an average layover time of around 48 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 1m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and Milan Trams, the Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan service departs from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arrives in Duomo M3. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 13m
Layover time:
48 min
Total time:
5h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 1m
Journey distance:
594 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€49
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:53
Last service departs at:
13:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan train and subway schedules

Rome Airport (FCO) → Milan
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

COVID-19 help in Italy

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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

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

The social distance requirement in Milan is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan is to bus, which costs €35 - €75 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan is to fly which costs €23 - €150 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan. However, there are services departing from Rome Fiumicino Airport and arriving at via cavallotti prima di c.so europa via Roma Tiburtina, via emilia prima di via morandi and via g. impastato fronte via busseto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Duomo M3 via Firenze S.M.N. and Rogoredo Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Milan is 477 km. The road distance is 604 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs €45 - €160.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan, including transfers.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Fiumicino Aeroporto station.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan is to fly which takes 1h 30m and costs €23 - €150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €160 and takes 4h 50m, you could also Bus via via emilia prima di via morandi, which costs €30 - €75 and takes 9h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan.
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  • Distance: 476.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Milan, Italy?

Alitalia flies from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan via Firenze S.M.N., Milano Rogoredo, and Rogoredo Fs in around 4h 50m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €120
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €1400
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 Fiumicino Aeroporto to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €60
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €60
Base Premium
€55 - €80
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina to San Donato Milanese
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Schedules at
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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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at San Donato Milanese station.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Rogoredo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan is 604 km. It takes approximately 5h 30m to drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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