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Planning a Budget Trip to Milan

To get started planning a trip within your budget, you'll want to start by booking the cheapest flights to Milan. Even if you aren't sure of your travel dates yet, Skyscanner's unique cheapest month search can help. This tool will search all available airfare up to a year in advance to find the least expensive month to plan your trip to Milan.

Once you have booked your airfare, it's time to learn more about your destination. Here, we have answered some of the most commonly asked questions and included tips to find the lowest prices on Milan hotels, and made it easy to compare the best deals on rental cars.

Are there low-priced hotels and resorts in Milan?

Yes. Using Skyscanner's mobile app it's easy to find all the hotels and resorts priced for every budget. However, you don't have to sacrifice luxury, to stay under budget. We found several 5-star hotels available for just $80 per night when we checked! Skyscanner's hotel search is easy and intuitive. You can view the properties, read real reviews, find answers to frequently asked questions, and make your reservations -- all on the same page!

Where are Milan hotels located?

Most of Milan's hotels are near the city center. Once you have selected your search criteria, you'll be able to see a Google map that shows all the properties in their precise location.

What are my transportation options in Milan?

Milan has terrific public and private transportation system that includes trains, buses, and taxis. Motorcycle and bicycle rentals are also very popular options to fit your budget transportation needs. However, if your dream is tooling around the city in a private car, check out Skyscanner's awesome deals on Milan rental cars.

How much do hotels in Milan cost?

In Italy's Lombardy region including Milan the hotels range from $27 per night for boarding room to around $170 per night for a luxury suite. Skyscanner searches thousands of advertised prices on the internet to make sure you are getting the best deal possible. When we searched for hotel deals in Milan, we found that the cheapest hotel deals were in the month of March, when you could book a 5-star hotel starting at $103, a 4-star hotel for $75 average, and economy hotels and boarding houses for as little as $27.

Are there any unique boutique hotels in Milan?

Yes! If you want to skip the large chains and opt for a quaint or modern boutique hotel, B&B, condo, or apartment in Milan, Skyscanner will help you find those too. Two of the most popular boutique hotels on our site in Milan are:

Touring Milan on a Budget

Milan isn't known as a budget destination. However, that doesn't mean you have to break the bank to see lots of amazing sights. Here are a few places we highly recommend. May and October are considered the rainy months, but there are fewer tourists and lower prices during this season.

  • The Castello Sforzesco and its fortresses are visible from the city streets of Milan. Only a modest entrance fee of $6 is required to explore the castle grounds beyond its gates.
  • Santa Maria Delle Grazie, is where Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece fresco The Last Supper is on display. A visit here requires some planning as reservations are needed so that no more than 30 guests are in the viewing area. Each tour is limited to 15 minutes, though it is free.
  • One of Europe's most famous structures is the famed Duomo. This site astounds visitors with elaborate facades and stained glass windows. Entry is free, however, crowds can be large, so plan to arrive early in the day.
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    MariNew York City, New York State, USA

    I lived in Milan for 9 month, is a wonderful city to explore. Is easy to get by and to find nice places to eat and shop.

    Philip J Stevenson
    Philip J StevensonWethersfield, Connecticut, USA

    Milan is just as posh and fashionable as you have heard. I toured around Milano with a local to took me to a bunch of great places that happened to be local favorites, and we happened to be there during design week. If you want the best in high end fashion and to visit a city that has some history and sites, and great food, Milan is awesome.

    Matthew Crompton
    Matthew CromptonSydney, Australia

    Milan hardly seems to get a thought in the minds of those planning a trip to Italy. The country's second city and business centre, it frequently gets overlooked in a nation particularly rich in wonderful cities, whether the monumental Roma, the gritty Napoli or the magical Venice. Still, Milan is a lovely metropolis in its own right -- fashionable and fabulous, with a superb cathedral, pretty parks, and a great medieval centre. For those travelling to the unparalleled Aosta Valley, Milan is also a natural point of entry to the continent.

    Caroline Carlos
    Caroline CarlosSan Jose, California, USA

    Many people will tell you there isn't much to see in Milan and you won't need more than a couple of days. But I think it's one of those cities you have to be open to; and when you take the time to explore, you'll find you like it. Don't judge it as industrial - 60% of city was destroyed during WWII. On the exterior, it's a newer city, perhaps with seemingly less character than another Italian metropolis; but Milan's beauties are inside. It's a city of hidden gems - take the Scala, the pinacotecas, the Galleria, the churches, the libraries, the countless museums. Give it a chance. It may surprise you.


    The least expensive month is January, with an average of $122 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Milan is January, with an average price of $122 per night.
    The average price of a hotel in February last year was $118 per night. This is 2% less than the average nightly price of $122 seen over the previous 12 months.

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