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Journey Information

There are 57 intercity buses per day from Venice to Milan. Traveling by bus from Venice to Milan usually takes around 4 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest GoOpti bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance152 mi (244 km)
Shortest duration2h 50m
Cheapest price$6.20
Trips per day50
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines5

How much is a bus ticket from Venice to Milan?

Typically $12.73 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Milan. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. 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 July. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $14 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Venice to Milan in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $241 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 19 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $17.13 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Venice to Milan?

There are 5 bus lines from Venice to Milan available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 29 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
BlaBlaCar Bus14h 5m$15.66
FlixBus294h 19m$22.12
GoOpti303h 32m$213.09
Itabus34h 14m$13.24
Union Ivkoni112h 45m$55.20
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Venice to Milan from $12. Typically there is one BlaBlaCar Bus schedule per day from Venice to Milan and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Milan. In Venice, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Milan from Isola Nova del Tronchetto, 500 and one other station. In Milan, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Lampugnano .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Venice to Milan takes 4 hours and 5 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Milan in 2 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Milan.

  • 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 29 trips from Venice to Milan, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 19 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • GoOpti


    Book GoOpti from Venice to Milan from $62. There are 30 trips per day offered by GoOpti from Venice to Milan and you can expect on average to pay for a GoOpti ticket to Milan. In Venice, GoOpti departs to Milan from Aeroporto ATVO Station and 2 other stations. In Milan, GoOpti arrives at Centrale Piazza Duca D'Aosta .

    An average trip on GoOpti from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours and 32 minutes , while the fastest available GoOpti trip will get you to Milan in 2 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, GoOpti offers 29 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Milan.

  • Itabus


    Book Itabus from Venice to Milan from $6. There are 3 trips per day offered by Itabus from Venice to Milan and you can expect on average to pay for a Itabus ticket to Milan. In Venice, Itabus departs to Milan from Isola Nova del Tronchetto and 2 other stations. In Milan, Itabus arrives at Lampugnano .

    An average trip on Itabus from Venice to Milan takes 4 hours and 14 minutes , while the fastest available Itabus trip will get you to Milan in 2 hours and 50 minutes .

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

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Venice to Milan, and the trip usually takes 12 hours and 45 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Venice to Milan 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 Venice to Milan?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 152 miles from Venice to Milan. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

Because many passengers travel from Venice to Milan at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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 bus 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 buses leave Venice?

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

How many bus departures serve Milan each day?

There are 57 scheduled buses that travel from Venice to Milan every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 50 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


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A city like no other, Venice is one of the most beautiful places in the world. With historical significance during both the Middle Ages and the Italian Renaissance, Venice's culture is as deep and complex as the system of islands it is built upon.

It would be impossible to visit Venice without taking a boat trip along one of its 177 canals, lined with ornate palaces. The city of Venice has no streets, and traffic comes instead in the form of gondolas and other boats navigating through the scenic canals. The largest of these is the Grand Canal, which bisects the city.

To experience the heart of Venice, visit St. Mark's square, dominated by the sublime Byzantine architecture of St. Mark's Basilica. Tours of the famous building take place daily. Then, spend the day wandering through Venice's romantic streets and discovering the many gelaterias, souvenir shops, local boutiques, and authentic cafes, the most famous of which is Caffe Florian. This legendary cafe has hosted many celebrities over the centuries, and the original 18th-century decor remains as inviting as ever.

Venice's southern-central location in Europe makes it easily accessible from far and wide. The city's primary airport is Venice Marco Polo Airport. Venice also has two main train stations, and direct trains are available from many European cities, even all the way to Munich. In addition, bus services connect Venice to various international destinations, with the added benefit of an eye-level view of the Northern Italian landscapes.


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 Venice?

Main departure station: Mestre Train Station

Buses to Milan leave from 8 stations in Venice.

All bus stations in Venice:

  • Mestre Train Station

  • Aeroporto ATVO Station

  • Marco Polo Airport Park 7

  • Isola Nova del Tronchetto

  • Piazzale Pietro Favretti 1

  • Venice Marittima

  • Mestre (fermata ATVO)

  • Isola Nova del Tronchetto, 500

Where does the bus arrive in Milan?

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Main arrival 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

  • Centrale Piazza Duca D'Aosta

  • Piazza Luigi Di Savoia

  • Lampugnano

  • Milan Subway Cascina Gobba

  • Via Giuseppe Impastato 18D

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