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La Spezia to Milan by train

It takes an average of 3h 57m to travel from La Spezia to Milan by train, over a distance of around 99 miles (160 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from La Spezia to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €14.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 07m
Price€14.90 - €86.35
Distance99 miles (160 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
Departure stationLa Spezia
Arrival stationMilan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus

La Spezia to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from La Spezia to Milan for Monday 18th Jan 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:59 La Spezia Centrale08:22 Milano CentraleIntercity 652 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 23m, direct
05:40 La Spezia Centrale09:15 Milano CentraleRegionale 19254 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 35m, 1 change
06:38 La Spezia Centrale10:00 Milano CentraleIntercity 658 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 22m, direct
07:38 La Spezia Centrale10:55 Milano CentraleIntercity 662 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 17m, direct
08:10 La Spezia Centrale12:15 Milano CentraleRegionale 19258 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 05m, 1 change
08:16 La Spezia Centrale12:50 Milano CentraleFrecciabianca 8605 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 34m, 2 changes
10:15 La Spezia Centrale13:40 Milano CentraleRegionale 19260 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 25m, 1 change
10:35 La Spezia Centrale13:53 Milano CentraleIntercity 666 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 18m, direct
10:46 La Spezia Centrale13:53 Milano CentraleFrecciabianca 8606 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 07m, 1 change
11:50 La Spezia Centrale15:27 Milano LambrateRegionale 3266 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 37m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciabianca and Intercity trains from La Spezia to Milan

You can travel from La Spezia to Milan on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciabianca and Intercity 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.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

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.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from La Spezia to Milan

Train tickets from La Spezia to Milan start at €14.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €24.97.
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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 La Spezia to Milan 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 La Spezia to Milan? 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 La Spezia to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between La Spezia and Milan is 3 hours and 57 minutes, with around 22 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 La Spezia and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from La Spezia to Milan is 3 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from La Spezia to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from La Spezia to Milan can start from as little as €14.90 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 La Spezia to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from La Spezia to Milan without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from La Spezia to Milan each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from La Spezia to Milan leave?

The first train from La Spezia to Milan leaves at 01:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from La Spezia to Milan leave?

The last train from La Spezia to Milan leaves at 21:14. 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 La Spezia and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from La Spezia to Milan cover a distance of around 99 miles (160 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to La Spezia. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from La Spezia to Milan.
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. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for La Spezia to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/01/2021. 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 08/01/2021 for travel on 11/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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