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Taking the train from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino in 2 hours 4 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 2 hours 39 minutes to travel the 128 km from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 4 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 24 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 with Trenitalia trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino start from $10.91 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino? 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.

Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino by train

It takes an average of 2h 39m to travel from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino by train, over a distance of around 79 miles (128 km). There are normally 24 trains per day traveling from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino and tickets for this journey start from $10.91 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 4m
PriceFrom $10.91
Distance79 miles (128 km)
Frequency24 trains per day
First train06:10
Last train21:10
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationSanta Margherita Ligure-Portofino
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:10 13:02 2h 52m, 1 change
11:10 13:14 2h 4m, direct
11:25 14:14 2h 49m, 1 change
12:10 14:44 2h 34m, 1 change
13:05 15:41 2h 36m, 1 change
13:25 16:14 2h 49m, 2 changes
13:25 16:37 3h 12m, 1 change
14:10 16:44 2h 34m, 2 changes
14:10 17:02 2h 52m, 1 change
15:05 17:14 2h 9m, direct

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino

You can travel from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino on 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.

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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino

The price of train tickets from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino starts at $10.91 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino

Want to know more about your journey from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino? 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino is 2 hours and 39 minutes, with around 24 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino is 2 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino cost?

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino can start from as little as $10.91 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino leave?

The first train from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino leaves at 06:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino leave?

The last train from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino leaves at 21:10. 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 Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino cover a distance of around 79 miles (128 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino to Milan Central Station.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan Central Station to Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 01/02/2023 for travel on 01/02/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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