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Take the train from Erba to Novara in 2 hours

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

You can expect the journey from Erba to Novara by train to take around 2 hours 19 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 2 hours on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 82 trains per day running on this route, which spans 38 miles (62 km). You’ll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Novara. Trenitalia trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Novara.

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 Erba to Novara start from €7.70 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, 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!

Erba to Novara by train

It takes an average of 2h 19m to travel from Erba to Novara by train, over a distance of around 38 miles (62 km). There are normally 82 trains per day travelling from Erba to Novara and tickets for this journey start from €7.70 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 2h 0m


38 miles (62 km)


82 trains per day


1 change


From €7.70

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, Trenord

Erba to Novara train times

Check out the next trains departing from Erba to Novara for Tuesday 6th June 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:46 13:54 2h 8m, 2 changes
11:46 13:49 2h 3m, 1 change
12:16 14:54 2h 38m, 1 change
12:16 14:42 2h 26m, 2 changes
12:46 14:49 2h 3m, 2 changes
12:46 15:42 2h 56m, 1 change
12:46 14:54 2h 8m, 2 changes
12:46 14:49 2h 3m, 1 change
13:16 15:54 2h 38m, 1 change
13:16 15:42 2h 26m, 2 changes

Trenitalia and Trenord trains from Erba to Novara

You can travel from Erba to Novara on Trenitalia and Trenord 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.

Founded by Trenitalia and FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), Trenord run suburban and regional trains in Lombardy and from Lombardy to Ticino, the Italian-speaking region in Switzerland. With Trenord, you can travel between Milan, Bergamo, Como, Varese, Pavia, Brescia, Chiasso, Milan Malpensa Airport and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport in total comfort. All Trenord trains have First and Second Class and offer special discounts to travellers under 14, over 60 and groups.

Trenord classes from Erba to Novara

Compare the different travel classes offered by Trenord when travelling from Erba to Novara.

Onboard services on Trenord

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Erba to Novara.

  • You can take your bags on board Trenord trains free of charge, provided their dimensions do not exceed 80 x 110 x 40cm.
  • You’ll need to make sure that your luggage is compatible with the space available on board.
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

At the moment, a restaurant service is not available on Trenord trains. However, you can take your own food on board so pick up some snacks at the station before you set off.


Trenord do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, you can make use of your internet data, as well as charge your devices thanks to the power sockets that are available at your seat.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children
  • Children under 4 travel for free on all Trenord trains if they don’t occupy a seat and sit on an adult’s lap.
  • Children aged 4-13 get 50% off the standard fare.
  • Each passenger can take only one bike onboard Trenord trains. Folding bikes and scooters that do not exceed the maximum dimensions of 80 x 120 x 45cm are allowed on board free of charge.
  • If you can’t fold your bike, you may be able to take it onboard some Trenord trains. However, you’ll need to buy a ticket both for you and for your bike. Please note that the last coaches of some trains are only reserved for bikes of those working in the food delivery sector.
  • Small pets can travel on all Trenord trains free of charge, if they’re placed in a carrier or cage of max dimensions of 70 x 30 x 50cm.
  • Bigger dogs are allowed on all trains if they have a ticket for unlimited travel for the whole day you’re travelling. They also need to be kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost.
  • Pets are not allowed on board on weekdays from 07:00 to 09:30 and from 17:30 to 19:30.
WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Passengers with disabilities can:

  • Request, through the Lombardy Region, the IVOL regional card, which allows them to travel at a discounted price
  • Buy the ticket on board without going through control checks
  • Access the train with CartaBlu (free card for disabled passengers that live in Italy)

To request special assistance, passengers will need to call the toll-free number 800210955 (active every day from 08:15 to 19:45) at least 48 hours before departure.

Cheap train tickets from Erba to Novara

The price of train tickets from Erba to Novara starts at €7.70 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 Erba to Novara 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 Erba to Novara? 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 Erba to Novara take?

The average journey time by train between Erba and Novara is 2 hours and 19 minutes, with around 82 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 Erba and Novara by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Erba to Novara is 2 hours and 0 minutes.

How much does the train from Erba to Novara cost?

Train ticket prices from Erba to Novara can start from as little as €7.70 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 Erba to Novara?

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

What time does the first train from Erba to Novara leave?

The first train from Erba to Novara leaves at 05:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Erba to Novara leave?

The last train from Erba to Novara leaves at 21:46. 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 Erba and Novara by train?

Trains travelling from Erba to Novara cover a distance of around 38 miles (62 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Novara to Erba.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Erba to Novara for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/06/2023. 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 05/08/2023 for travel on 05/08/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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