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Getting from Chiasso to Milan by train

Chiasso is nestled at the border between Italy and Switzerland. While driving between these countries can be quick, travelling by train from Chiasso to Milan is even quicker – it takes less than 45 minutes! Not to mention that you can sit back, relax and forget about traffic when you travel by train.

The route from Chiasso to Milan is covered by the Italian railway company Trenitalia, which provides 20 trains per day. Upgrade to First Class and enjoy power sockets and free access to premium lounges at major stations. 

You’ll get off at Milan Central Station, which is right in the heart of the city, the perfect starting point to explore all the main landmarks, including the magnificent Duomo di Milano.

Need more reasons to travel by train? Read on for more information about train times, journey details and how to book cheap train tickets from Chiasso to Milan with us.

Chiasso to Milan Central Station by train

It takes an average of 52m to travel from Chiasso to Milan Central Station by train, over a distance of around 25 miles (41 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Chiasso to Milan Central Station and tickets for this journey start from €4.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 46m
PriceFrom €4.80
Distance25 miles (41 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train05:13
Last train22:13
Departure stationChiasso
Arrival stationMilan Central Station
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS, Trenord, Trenitalia

Chiasso to Milan Central Station train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chiasso to Milan Central Station for Tuesday 7th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:02 11:50 48m, direct
11:31 12:17 46m, direct
12:02 12:50 48m, direct
12:31 13:17 46m, direct
13:02 13:50 48m, direct
13:31 14:17 46m, direct
13:55 14:50 55m, direct
14:31 15:17 46m, direct
15:02 15:50 48m, direct
15:31 16:17 46m, direct

Trenitalia trains from Chiasso to Milan Central Station

You can travel from Chiasso to Milan Central Station on Trenitalia 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.

Cheap train tickets from Chiasso to Milan Central Station

The price of train tickets from Chiasso to Milan Central Station starts at €4.80 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 Chiasso to Milan Central Station 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Chiasso and Milan Central Station is 52 minutes, with around 30 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 Chiasso and Milan Central Station by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chiasso to Milan Central Station is 46 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Chiasso to Milan Central Station can start from as little as €4.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Chiasso to Milan Central Station?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Chiasso to Milan Central Station without having to change trains. There are 25 direct trains from Chiasso to Milan Central Station each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Chiasso to Milan Central Station leave?

The first train from Chiasso to Milan Central Station leaves at 05:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Chiasso to Milan Central Station leaves at 22:13. 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 Chiasso and Milan Central Station by train?

Trains travelling from Chiasso to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 25 miles (41 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan Central Station to Chiasso.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Chiasso to Milan Central Station for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2021. 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 10/30/2021 for travel on 10/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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