Natural treasures await you as you travel by train from Milan to Trento. Go from shopping in the high-end fashion districts of Milan to taking in the gorgeous views of the Pale Mountains in under two and a half hours. That's so much easier and stress-free than driving to Trento. Relax and enjoy the amazing landscapes passing by, including rare natural beauties such as the Alps, white waterfalls, Segonzano pyramids, and the Non Valley.
With only one change in Verona along the way, you can easily make your transition from shopper to tourist or ice skier in no time. The high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Italo trains come with free WiFi, allowing you to connect to the onboard entertainment portals to surf the web, read news from around the world, and even listen to music during your journey.
Once you get off at Trento station, which is right in the city centre, you'll find the largest castle complex in Trento, Castello del Buoconsiglio, built in the 13th century. Don't miss Torre Aquila, which is part of the castle and has some of the most beautiful frescoes in the area. Ready to book? Read on for train times, ticket prices, and FAQs about the train journey from Milan to Trento.
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 Trento by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Milan and Trento is 3 hours and 46 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Trento is 3 hours and 7 minutes.
Train tickets from Milan to Trento can start from as little as $23.48 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Milan to Trento. Travelling from Milan to Trento by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Milan to Trento leaves at 11:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Milan to Trento leaves at 10:45. 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.
Trains travelling from Milan to Trento cover a distance of around 102 miles (164 km) during the journey.