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Milan to Florence by train
Fastest journey1hr 39m
Trains per day52
Avg. journey time1hr 56m
Travelling from Milan to Florence by train
Fast trains from Milan to Florence take around 1 hour and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 249 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Milan and Florence.
1. Are there direct trains from Milan to Florence?
Direct trains from Milan to Florence have been found.
We usually find around 52 direct trains on the route from Milan to Florence every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 51 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Milan to Florence?
The Milan to Florence train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Milan to Florence train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Florence is usually scheduled to depart Milan around 05:00 and the last train is around 21:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Milan around 05:00, and the last at 20:50.
What's the Milan to Florence train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Milan to Florence are $10.81.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $30, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Milan to Florence train tickets?
Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Milan to Florence by train.
Which train companies operate between Milan and Florence?
More than one train company operates on the route from Milan to Florence, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Frecciarossa 1000
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Frecciarossa or Italo
When travelling by train from Milan to Florence, you have a choice of NTV Italo or Trenitalia Frecciarossa services, each offering hourly departures from Milan.
The route follows a high-speed line. The first part of the journey offers beautiful views. Sit on the right of the train for glimpses of approaching hills as you speed from the River Po south-east towards Bologna. After Bologna, the train follows a new line to Florence which opened in late 2009. The view here are a bit disappointing: most of the Bologna to Florence stretch is in tunnels.
Milan to Florence
Trains leave Milan from two different stations. All Italo services and most Trenitalia Frecciarossa services to Florence leave from Milan Centrale. A small number of Trenitalia trains depart from Porta Garibaldi instead. All fast trains arrive in Florence at Santa Maria Novella station.
Most of these high-speed direct trains from Milan to Florence only stop once along the way, at Bologna Centrale. A small number of trains make one or two additional stops, extending the overall journey time by up to 20 minutes.
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