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There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Milan by train, plane, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN

$87 - $360

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Bus  •  24h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan

$73 - $118

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN

$100 - $317

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Milan Linate (LIN) LGW - LIN

$80 - $283

Train to London City, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LCY - MXP

$113 - $464

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LHR - MXP

$116 - $311

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LGW - MXP

$81 - $277

Train to London Stansted, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) STN - BGY

$80 - $275

Train  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv

$266 - $469

Train, bus FlixBus  •  23h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan 729

$109 - $206

Train, bus Ouibus  •  25h 56m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Milan

$77 - $141

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  14h 17m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  5. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

$431 - $513

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 42m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Milan

$217 - $322

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Milan is to train and bus which costs £55 - £110 and takes 25h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Milan is to train and fly which costs £65 - £280 and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Milan. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at conciliazione m1 via London, Brussels, Brussels-North station and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 23m.

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The distance between Southampton and Milan is 619 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Milan without a car is to train which takes 12h 53m and costs £200 - £360.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Southampton to Milan, including transfers.

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Southampton to Milan bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Milan is to train which takes 12h 53m and costs £200 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £95 and takes 24h 23m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Southampton to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan, Milan station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Milan.
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  • Distance: 618.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Milan, Italy?

You can take a train from Southampton to Milan via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 12h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Milan via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Brussels, Brussels-North station, Milan, Milan, and lampugnano m1 in around 24h 23m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London City to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from London City to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Milan
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators

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