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Travel from Lille to Milan by train in 8 hours 4 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Lille to Milan by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Lille to Milan by train is 11 hours 44 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 8 hours 4 minutes. You'll usually find 22 trains per day traveling the 732 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Milan.

Book train tickets from Lille to Milan in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $44.69. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Lille to Milan by train

It takes an average of 11h 44m to travel from Lille to Milan by train, over a distance of around 455 miles (732 km). There are normally 22 trains per day traveling from Lille to Milan and tickets for this journey start from $44.69 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 4m
PriceFrom $44.69
Distance455 miles (732 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
First train05:52
Last train21:02
Departure stationLille
Arrival stationMilan
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus

Lille to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lille to Milan for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:12 17:50 9h 38m, 4 changes
08:32 18:17 9h 45m, 4 changes
09:12 18:40 9h 28m, 2 changes
09:12 18:49 9h 37m, 1 change
10:03 19:50 9h 47m, 4 changes
10:42 20:40 9h 58m, 3 changes
10:42 20:49 10h 7m, 1 change
13:03 21:07 8h 4m, 1 change
15:12 05:13 14h 1m, 4 changes
16:03 07:14 15h 11m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lille to Milan

The price of train tickets from Lille to Milan starts at $44.69 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 Lille to Milan 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 Lille to Milan

Want to know more about your journey from Lille to Milan? 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 Lille to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Lille and Milan is 11 hours and 44 minutes, with around 22 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 Lille and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lille to Milan is 8 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Lille to Milan cost?

Train tickets from Lille to Milan can start from as little as $44.69 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 Lille to Milan?

No, there are no direct train services from Lille to Milan. Travelling from Lille to Milan by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Lille to Milan leave?

The first train from Lille to Milan leaves at 05:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lille to Milan leave?

The last train from Lille to Milan leaves at 21:02. 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 Lille and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Lille to Milan cover a distance of around 455 miles (732 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lille to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 12/14/2022 for travel on 12/14/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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