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Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) by train

It takes an average of 10h 03m to travel from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) by train, over a distance of around 320 miles (515 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) and tickets for this journey start from $51.94 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 24m
Price$51.94 - $306.45
Distance320 miles (515 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationFrankfurt (Main)
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDB,

Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) for Tuesday Jul 7th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:10 17:08 7h 58m, 2 changes
09:10 17:52 8h 42m, 1 change
09:43 17:52 8h 09m, 2 changes
11:20 18:44 7h 24m, direct
13:10 21:08 7h 58m, 1 change
13:43 22:36 8h 53m, 3 changes
15:10 23:13 8h 03m, 1 change
15:43 00:26 8h 43m, 2 changes
18:20 03:02 8h 42m, 1 change
19:10 07:52 12h 42m, 7 changes

Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) trains from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main)

You can travel from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) on Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) 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.

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.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main)

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) start at $51.94 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $199.19.
lowest price found
from$51.94
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$129.42
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$135.44
on the day
avg. single price$199.19

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 Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main)

Want to know more about your journey from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main)? 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 Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Frankfurt (Main) is 10 hours and 3 minutes, with around 20 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 Milan Central Station and Frankfurt (Main) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) is 7 hours and 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) cost?

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) can start from as little as $51.94 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 Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main). Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) leave?

The first train from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) leaves at 00:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) leave?

The last train from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) leaves at 21:43. 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 Milan Central Station and Frankfurt (Main) by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) cover a distance of around 320 miles (515 km) during the journey.

Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan Central Station to Frankfurt (Main) for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. 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 06/29/2020 for travel on 07/07/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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