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Florence to Milan by train

The journey from Florence to Milan by train is 155.17 mi and takes 2 hr 33 min. There are 93 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:03 AM and the last at 10:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Florence to Milan by train for as little as $16.17 or as much as $98.62. The best price for this journey is $16.17.

Lowest Price$16.17
Journey Duration2 hr 33 min
Connection per Day93
Lowest Price$16.17
Highest Price$98.62
First Departure2:03 AM
Last Departure10:25 PM
Distance155.17 mi
DepartureFlorence
ArrivalMilan
CarriersEuroCity, AutobusMore

Florence to Milan Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

Traveling from Florence to Milan by Train

Embarking on a train journey from Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance, to Milan, Italy's fashion and financial capital, offers travelers a blend of artistic heritage and modern sophistication. Covering a significant distance, this route typically takes around 2 hr 33 min. Trenitalia provides frequent and efficient services on this route, ensuring a comfortable and scenic journey. With multiple 93 departures daily, and passengers have various scheduling options. To secure the most economical fares, sometimes as low as $16.17, booking in advance is recommended. For a smooth boarding experience, arriving at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure is advisable.

Trenitalia's high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains connect these two iconic cities. These trains offer a range of classes, including Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive, each tailored to different travel needs. The standard class provides comfortable seating with ample legroom, ideal for leisure and business travelers. Premium class offers additional comforts like extra space and complimentary welcome service. Business class elevates the experience with wider seats and access to FrecciaClub lounges at major stations. The Executive class includes spacious armchair seating and exclusive services for ultimate luxury. All classes feature free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and large windows for enjoying the picturesque Italian countryside.

The journey starts at Florence's Santa Maria Novella station, a hub of Renaissance art and architecture, providing easy access to the city's famous landmarks like the Duomo and Uffizi Gallery. Upon arrival in Milan, passengers disembark at Milan Central Station, a key transport hub conveniently located for exploring Milan's renowned sites, such as the Duomo di Milano, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and the fashion district.

Things to Do in Milan:

  1. Visit the iconic Duomo di Milano, a stunning example of Gothic architecture.
  2. Explore the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world's oldest shopping malls.
  3. Admire Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" at Santa Maria delle Grazie.
  4. Stroll through the trendy Navigli district, known for its canals and vibrant nightlife.
  5. Discover the art collections at Pinacoteca di Brera and the Castello Sforzesco.
  6. Experience Milan's fashion scene in the Quadrilatero della Moda.
  7. Enjoy a performance at the world-renowned La Scala Opera House.
  8. Relax in the lush greenery of Parco Sempione.
  9. Visit the modern art exhibitions at the Museo del Novecento.
  10. Sample Milanese cuisine, including risotto alla Milanese and ossobuco.

What to Eat in Milan:

  1. Risotto alla Milanese: A creamy saffron-infused rice dish.
  2. Ossobuco: A slow-cooked veal shank, often served with risotto or polenta.
  3. Panettone: A traditional Milanese sweet bread, especially popular during Christmas.
  4. Cotoletta alla Milanese: A breaded veal cutlet, similar to Wiener Schnitzel.
  5. Gelato: Enjoy artisanal Italian ice cream in a variety of flavors.
  6. Aperitivo: Experience Milan's pre-dinner drinks and snacks tradition.
  7. Espresso: Savor a classic Italian espresso in one of Milan's historic cafes.
  8. Grana Padano: A complex, slow-ripened cheese similar to Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  9. Amaretti di Saronno: Crunchy almond-flavored cookies, perfect with coffee.
  10. Negroni Sbagliato: A famous cocktail originating from Milan's Bar Basso.

Day Trips from Milan:

  1. Lake Como: Known for its stunning landscapes and celebrity villas.
  2. Bergamo: A medieval city with a charming old town and panoramic views.
  3. Verona: Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" setting with a well-preserved Roman arena.
  4. Parma: Famous for its Parmesan cheese and Parma ham.
  5. Cinque Terre: A picturesque collection of five coastal villages known for their colorful houses and stunning sea views.
  6. Genoa is a port city with a rich maritime history and the famous Aquarium of Genoa.
  7. Turin: Known for its refined architecture, cuisine, and the Egyptian Museum.
  8. Bologna: A vibrant university city with a rich culinary tradition.
  9. Venice: The iconic city of canals, just a few hours away by train.
  10. Lake Garda: Italy's largest lake, offering beautiful scenery and charming towns.

Travel Tips for Milan:

When visiting Milan, it's advisable to use the city's efficient public transportation system, including the metro, trams, and buses, for easy navigation. Milan experiences a continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters, so dressing accordingly is essential. The city offers a blend of historical sites and modern attractions, catering to various interests. From its rich history in art and fashion to its contemporary cultural scene, Milan provides a memorable experience for every visitor. Exploring beyond the tourist spots to neighborhoods like Brera and Navigli can offer a more authentic experience of the city's diverse culture and cuisine.

For those looking to experience the charm and elegance of Northern Italy, a train journey from Florence to Milan is an excellent choice. With its comfortable amenities and convenient services, it's an ideal way to explore these two iconic cities, and Virail can assist in finding the best travel deals for your journey.

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Cheap train tickets from Florence to Milan
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Florence to Milan.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Florence to Milan, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Florence to Milan.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $17.31 to $35.27 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 51% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Florence to Milan

The cheapest Florence - Milan train tickets can be found for as low as $19.96 if you’re lucky, or $24.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $33.81.

Find the best day to travel to Milan by train

When travelling to Milan by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Florence to Milan

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity, Frecciarossa and Italo when traveling from Florence to Milan.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board EuroCity, Autobus and Frecciarossa from Florence to Milan
Compare services on board when travelling from Florence to Milan by train.
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Florence to Milan CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
17.48kg
Bus
18.73kg
Flight
49.94kg
Car
39.96kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Florence to Milan by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Florence and Milan are 17.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Florence and Milan? By taking the train between Florence and Milan you will save 32.46kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.25kg compared to a bus and 22.48kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Florence to Milan?
A train ticket from Florence to Milan is $43.13. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.17.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Florence to Milan?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Florence to Milan is $16.17. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Florence and Milan by train?
Florence to Milan is 155.17 mi.
How long does the train between Florence and Milan take?
Florence to Milan is on average 2 hr 33 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 43 min.
Which companies operate from Florence to Milan?
The train journey from Florence to Milan is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: EuroCity, Autobus, Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Italo, DB - Intercity and InterCityNotte.
How many train connections per day go from Florence to Milan?
Florence to Milan has 93 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Florence to Milan leave?
The earliest train from Florence to Milan departs at 2:03 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Florence to Milan depart?
The latest train from Florence to Milan departs at 10:25 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Florence to Milan in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $16.17 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Florence to Milan?
There are on average 71 direct connection(s) from Florence to go to Milan.
What's the fastest journey time between Florence to Milan by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Florence and Milan is 1 hr 43 min.
Is there a direct train from Florence to Milan?
Yes, there is a direct train between Florence and Milan.
What are the CO2 emissions for Florence to Milan by train?
The train journey from Florence to Milan creates 17.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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