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Take the train from Milan to Berlin in 11 hours 23 minutes

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

You can expect the journey from Milan to Berlin by train to take around 14 hours 38 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 11 hours 23 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 37 trains per day running on this route, which spans 842 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Berlin.

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 to Berlin start from $51.55 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 to Berlin by train

It takes an average of 14h 38m to travel from Milan to Berlin by train, over a distance of around 523 miles (842 km). There are normally 37 trains per day traveling from Milan to Berlin and tickets for this journey start from $51.55 when you book in advance.

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Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

11h 23m


842 miles (523 km)


37 trains per day


1 change


From $51.55

Train and bus operators


Milan to Berlin train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Berlin for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:10 04:35 16h 25m, 2 changes
12:43 04:35 15h 52m, 4 changes
14:51 05:25 14h 34m, 2 changes
14:51 06:13 15h 22m, 1 change
15:43 05:25 13h 42m, 3 changes
15:43 06:13 14h 30m, 2 changes
16:10 06:48 14h 38m, 2 changes
16:20 06:48 14h 28m, 3 changes
16:43 06:48 14h 5m, 5 changes
17:20 08:29 15h 9m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Berlin

The price of train tickets from Milan to Berlin starts at $51.55 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 to Berlin 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 to Berlin

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

The average journey time by train between Milan and Berlin is 14 hours and 38 minutes, with around 37 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 and Berlin by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Berlin is 11 hours and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan to Berlin cost?

Train tickets from Milan to Berlin can start from as little as $51.55 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 to Berlin?

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

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

The first train from Milan to Berlin leaves at 06:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Milan to Berlin leaves at 23:16. 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 and Berlin by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Berlin cover a distance of around 523 miles (842 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin to Milan.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan to Berlin for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 03/20/2023 for travel on 03/20/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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