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Take the train from Milan Central Station to Naples in 5 hours 3 minutes

If you want to travel from Milan Central Station to Naples by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Milan Central Station to Naples by train to take around 6 hours 20 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 5 hours 3 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 61 trains per day running on this route, which spans 659 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Naples. Both Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains operate on this route, offering modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Milan Central Station to Naples start from $24.61 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Milan Central Station to Naples by train

It takes an average of 6h 20m to travel from Milan Central Station to Naples by train, over a distance of around 409 miles (659 km). There are normally 61 trains per day traveling from Milan Central Station to Naples and tickets for this journey start from $24.61 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 3m
PriceFrom $24.61
Distance409 miles (659 km)
Frequency61 trains per day
First train04:35
Last train21:50
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationNaples
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsMarino, Itabus, Trenitalia, Flixbus, Italo, ALSA, Eurolines_Switzerland

Milan Central Station to Naples train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Naples for Tuesday Aug 16th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:15 16:27 5h 12m, direct
11:20 16:53 5h 33m, direct
11:30 17:12 5h 42m, direct
11:30 17:09 5h 39m, 1 change
11:55 17:48 5h 53m, 1 change
11:55 17:17 5h 22m, 1 change
12:35 17:48 5h 13m, direct
12:40 18:12 5h 32m, direct
12:40 17:48 5h 8m, 2 changes
12:40 17:56 5h 16m, direct

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Milan Central Station to Naples

You can travel from Milan Central Station to Naples on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Intercity 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.

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

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.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Milan Central Station to Naples

The price of train tickets from Milan Central Station to Naples starts at $24.61 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 Milan Central Station to Naples 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 Milan Central Station to Naples

Want to know more about your journey from Milan Central Station to Naples? 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 Naples take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Naples is 6 hours and 20 minutes, with around 61 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 Naples by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Naples is 5 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Central Station to Naples cost?

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Naples can start from as little as $24.61 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 Naples?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Naples without having to change trains. There are 35 direct trains from Milan Central Station to Naples each day. 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 Naples leave?

The first train from Milan Central Station to Naples leaves at 04:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Central Station to Naples leave?

The last train from Milan Central Station to Naples leaves at 21:50. 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 Naples by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Naples cover a distance of around 409 miles (659 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan Central Station to Naples for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/16/2022. 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 10/08/2022 for travel on 10/08/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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