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How far is it from Florence to Milan by train?

How far is it from Florence to Milan by train?

Old Sep 23rd, 2005, 07:00 PM
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How far is it from Florence to Milan by train?

It's too expensive to fly out of Florence, so we're thinking Milan. How long would it take us to get there by train?
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Old Sep 23rd, 2005, 07:14 PM
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Go to www.trenitalia.it It will give you any schedule you want for Italy trains.
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Old Sep 23rd, 2005, 07:57 PM
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Hi elieenferrier, yes do go on the trenitalia website. If memory serves me right Milan to Florence by train is about three hours. Have a fun trip!
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Old Sep 24th, 2005, 02:13 AM
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3 hours.
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Old Sep 24th, 2005, 03:01 AM
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""How far is it from Florence to Milan by train?"

I'm pretty sure Florence & Milan are the same distance apart no matter which form of transport you choose

Sorry eileen, couldn't resist it! Hope you have a great trip.

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Old Sep 24th, 2005, 06:05 AM
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The railway does not go in a straight line from Firenze to Milano, and neither do the roads, so it was a perfectly sensible question. There are many journeys where the railway takes a longer route than the road or vice versa.
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That may be true - but it is also immaterial.
What the poster really wanted to know was the time involved - not the distance. (if you need to catch a flight from Milan - do you really care if it's 150 miles or 200? - or do you care if it will take 2 hours or 3?)
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Old Sep 24th, 2005, 09:02 AM
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Eileen,

The train takes three hours. It has only one stop, in Bologna. It's a nice ride, I thoroughly enjoyed it and am planning that route for my nect trip to Italy!
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Old Sep 25th, 2005, 06:05 PM
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JJBoy - if you read the question once again it reads, "how long would it take by train.." Wise guy!
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Old Sep 25th, 2005, 06:07 PM
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Thank you all for you replies. My husband and I are ending our trip in Florence, but debating whether or not to fly out of Milan or Rome; hence why I asked how far it was to Milan from florence. Thanks!
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