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Journey Information

Milan to Rome coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£13.87
Shortest Duration6h 30m
Trips per day18
Coach lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Milan to Rome a good day-trip?

Going from Milan to Rome by bus is too far for a day-trip. The shortest bus from Milan to Rome gets there in 7 hours, but most average a little more than 8 hours.

By train, a day-trip is more feasible—the fastest train takes about 3 hours. But even if you were to depart at 6 a.m. with plans to spend 12 hours there, you wouldn’t be able to take in all the fantastic sites Rome has to offer, from the Colosseum to the Roman Forum, the Pantheon, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the restaurants of the hip Trastevere neighborhood.

Is the bus ride from Milan to Rome scenic?

The bus ride from Milan to Rome is actually quite beautiful. On the road southeast toward Bologna on SS9, known as Via Aemilia, you will drive past idyllic Italian pastures and through villages like Parma and Modena.

Just outside of Bologna your route will cut south, as you pass by rolling hills and nature reserves such as Reserve Naturale Contrafforte Pliocenico. The bus ride even takes you through the outskirts of Florence, at which point you’ll cross the historic Arno River.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Milan to Rome right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Milan to Rome?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £34.70 was the low point for coach fares from Milan to Rome. Coaches from Rome to Milan are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £34.70 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £10.58 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 8 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 297 miles (477 kilometers) from Milan, MI to Rome, RM. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from Milan to Rome at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Milan?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Milan to Rome, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 18 scheduled coaches that travel from Milan to Rome every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

What coach companies travel from Milan to Rome?

There are 3 coach lines from Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan to Rome, Province of Rome. With 18 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BusCenter26h 45m£49.81
FlixBus188h 37m£35.83
Marino38h 11m£46.77

Where does the coach leave from in Milan?

Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan has two coach stations with service to Rome, Province of Rome:

  • Coach Station
  • San Donato
  • Via Giulio Natta - Lampugnano

Where does the coach arrive in Rome?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Rome, Province of Rome:

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni
  • Via Vincenzo Giudice

Price trends for coaches from Milan to Rome

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12SepOct

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

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