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.
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.
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.§
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 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Chiasso to Milan Central Station is 46 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Chiasso to Milan Central Station leaves at 05:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Chiasso to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 25 miles (41 km) during the journey.