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

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  1 h 10 min

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

$40 - $240

5 alternative options

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN) FCO - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1

$54 - $211

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Airport T1 Malpensa Airport Bus

$64 - $123

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Milano Porta Garibaldi Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 R28 / ...

$82 - $127

Bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Milan, Malpensa Terminal 1 N539 / ...

$47 - $79

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 409.9 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). However, there are services departing from Rome Fiumincino Airport and arriving at Milan, Malpensa Terminal 1 via Termini and Rome. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 via Roma Tiburtina and Milano Porta Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 512 km. The road distance is 655.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 50€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 35€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).
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  • Distance: 320.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

Alitalia, Meridiana and two other airlines fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) via Roma Tiburtina and Milano Porta Garibaldi in around 6 h 17 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Malpensa Express
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Book at
malpensaexpress.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autostradale
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milano Central station to Milan Malpensa Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Milan, Malpensa Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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