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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station Rm-Mi / ...

$40 - $95

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Night bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rome to Milan, Milan N524 / ...

$25 - $64

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Milano - Autostazione San Donato Baltour / ...

$30 - $55

Rideshare  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Milan 359.8 miles

$33 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Milan 359.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Rome to Milan Linate  •  3 h 9 min

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

$53 - $209

Fly Rome to Milan Malpensa  •  3 h 37 min

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

$64 - $272

Fly Rome to Verona, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Verona (VRN) FCO - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale

$70 - $338

Bus to Pescara, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina station to Pescara - Airport
  2. Fly from Pescara (PSR) to Milan Linate (LIN) PSR - LIN

$64 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Milan is to rideshare which costs 29€ - 32€ and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Milan is to train which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Milan. However, there are services departing from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina and arriving at missori m3 via san donato m3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini Station station and arriving at Milano Centrale Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Rome and Milan is 477 km. The road distance is 574.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Milan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 35€ - 85€.

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The train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station takes 2 h 59 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rome to Milan bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Milan train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini Station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Milan is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 35€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 8 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Milan.
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  • Distance: 298.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

ItaloTreno operates a train from Rome to Milan hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Rome to Milan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Flights from Pescara to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rome to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Roma to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Rome to Milan
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Milan
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$33 - $37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Milan is 575 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Rome to Milan.

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Tarom and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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Book your Rome to Milan train tickets online with Loco2 and Rome2rio.

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There are 4134+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome 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 Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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