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Journey Information

There are 23 intercity buses per day from Milan to Taranto. Traveling by bus from Milan to Taranto usually takes around 15 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Marino bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance534 mi (859 km)
Shortest duration11h 50m
Cheapest price$23.75
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Milan to Taranto?

Typically $45.51 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Taranto. Any tickets cheaper than $45.51 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $54 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Milan to Taranto in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $95 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Milan to Taranto?

There are 3 bus lines from Milan to Taranto available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 16 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus1616h 12m$50.43
Itabus418h 16m$41.62
Marino612h 58m$66.25
  • FlixBus


    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 16 trips from Milan to Taranto, and usually makes the trip in about 16 hours and 12 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Itabus


    Book Itabus from Milan to Taranto from $25. There are 4 trips per day offered by Itabus from Milan to Taranto and you can expect on average to pay for a Itabus ticket to Taranto. In Milan, Itabus departs to Taranto from Lampugnano and one other station. In Taranto, Itabus arrives at Porto Mercantile Bus Station .

    An average trip on Itabus from Milan to Taranto takes 18 hours and 16 minutes , while the fastest available Itabus trip will get you to Taranto in 11 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, Itabus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Taranto.

  • Marino


    Book Marino from Milan to Taranto from $50. There are 6 trips per day offered by Marino from Milan to Taranto and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Taranto. In Milan, Marino departs to Taranto from Lampugnano and one other station. In Taranto, Marino arrives at Via Napoli (porto Mercantile) .

    An average trip on Marino from Milan to Taranto takes 12 hours and 58 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Taranto in 11 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, Marino offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Taranto.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Milan to Taranto during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Milan to Taranto?

The bus takes an average of 15 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 534 miles from Milan to Taranto. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Taranto. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Milan?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milan to Taranto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Taranto are there per day?

There are 23 scheduled buses that travel from Milan to Taranto every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information


The fashion capital of the world, Milan, is a busy city brimming with activities and lavish nightlife. In spite of its frenetic modern lifestyle, Milan is also blessed with some amazing landmarks, of which the Milan Cathedral should be given special attention. Considered the largest and most unique Gothic structure in Italy, the cathedral took about 600 years to build, and its impressive gothic details will amaze all fans of architecture. The roof of the cathedral itself is accessible, so visitors can climb up to marvel at the city’s skyline and see the cathedral’s details up close. Another spot to consider is the Santa Maria delle Grazie, which currently houses “The Last Supper,” a masterpiece by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. For those who enjoy old books, the Ambrosiana Library & Picture Gallery houses a vast collection of artworks, as well as rare ancient manuscripts.

For a taste of the unique Milanese cuisine, you could consider the Gente di Mare in Darsena, which offers superb seafood. If you wish to enjoy great local pizzas, Pizzium - Via Vigevano offers great dishes.

Milano Centrale is the city’s main train station, offering access to international destinations such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. The main bus station in Milan is Lampugnano, serving as the local hub for bus carriers like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni. The main airport in Milan is Malpensa Airport located about 32 miles northwest of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Milan?

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Main departure station: Lampugnano

The Lampugnano Bus Station is a major station in Milan. It is located on Via Giulio Natta, at the base of Monte Stella, and close to amenities such as coffee shops and restaurants. There is an indoor space to wait for your bus, but there is also outdoor seating under a wide covered area where buses board. The station is usually busy, as it welcomes many buses; FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, RegioJet, Union Ivkoni, and Itabus are just a few. Though the station is located northwest of Milan's city center in the Lampugnano district, it is easy to reach other areas thanks to the metro stop right next door to the bus station.

All bus stations in Milan:

  • Lampugnano

  • Via Giuseppe Impastato 18D

  • Lampugnano

  • San Donato

Where does the bus arrive in Taranto?

Main arrival station: Via Napoli (porto Mercantile)

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Taranto.

All bus stations in Taranto:

  • Via Napoli (porto Mercantile)

  • Porto Mercantile Bus Station

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