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Taking the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station in 2 hours 55 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 4 hours 28 minutes to travel the 201 km from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 55 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 27 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel on this route with either Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Trenitalia. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station start from $15.78 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Milan Central Station? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station by train

It takes an average of 4h 28m to travel from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station by train, over a distance of around 125 miles (201 km). There are normally 27 trains per day traveling from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station and tickets for this journey start from $15.78 when you book in advance.

First train

05:12

Last train

20:36

Departure station

Bolzano/Bozen

Arrival station

Milan Central Station

Journey time

2h 55m

Distance

201 miles (125 km)

Frequency

27 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $15.78

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, Flixbus

Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:45 10:45 3h 0m, direct
10:31 14:35 4h 4m, 1 change
12:12 15:15 3h 3m, 1 change
12:36 16:15 3h 39m, 1 change
13:25 16:55 3h 30m, 1 change
13:42 16:55 3h 13m, 1 change
14:12 17:15 3h 3m, 1 change
14:31 17:55 3h 24m, 1 change
14:36 18:15 3h 39m, 1 change
16:10 19:15 3h 5m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station

You can travel from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat). From December 2021, you can also travel with Frecciarossa from Milan to Paris via Turin, Modane and Chambéry. The trains are operated by Trenitalia France and have 4 levels of service - Standard, Business, Executive and Meeting Room - and two types of carriages: Silence Area, for those who want to travel in total tranquillity, and Allegro Area, for those who want to chat with their fellow passengers.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station

The price of train tickets from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station starts at $15.78 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station

Want to know more about your journey from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station take?

The average journey time by train between Bolzano/Bozen and Milan Central Station is 4 hours and 28 minutes, with around 27 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bolzano/Bozen and Milan Central Station by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station is 2 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station cost?

Train tickets from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station can start from as little as $15.78 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station leave?

The first train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station leaves at 05:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station leave?

The last train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station leaves at 20:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bolzano/Bozen and Milan Central Station by train?

Trains travelling from Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 125 miles (201 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan Central Station to Bolzano/Bozen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bolzano/Bozen to Milan Central Station for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/02/2023 for travel on 03/02/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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