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Lausanne to Milan Central Station by train

It takes an average of 5h 48m to travel from Lausanne to Milan Central Station by train, over a distance of around 143 miles (230 km). There are normally 17 trains per day travelling from Lausanne to Milan Central Station and tickets for this journey start from €29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 22m
Price€29 - €74
Distance143 miles (230 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
Departure stationLausanne
Arrival stationMilan Central Station
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus, ALSA

Lausanne to Milan Central Station train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lausanne to Milan Central Station for Wednesday 23rd Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
19:18 Lausanne22:40 Milano CentraleEurocity 41 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets3h 22m, direct
19:44 Lausanne06:21 Milano CentraleInterregio 2535 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets10h 37m, 2 changes
21:50 Lausanne06:37 Milano CentraleInterregio 1837 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets8h 47m, 2 changes
22:20 Lausanne06:37 Milano CentraleInterregio 1739 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets8h 17m, 3 changes
23:42 Lausanne08:35 Milano CentraleInterregio 1741 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets8h 53m, 2 changes
00:25 Lausanne09:37 Milano CentraleInterregio 1743 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets9h 12m, 4 changes
06:18 Lausanne09:40 Milano CentraleEurocity 35 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets3h 22m, direct
06:50 Lausanne10:40 Milano CentraleInterregio 1807 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets3h 50m, 1 change
08:18 Lausanne11:40 Milano CentraleEurocity 37 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets3h 22m, direct
08:20 Lausanne14:50 Milano CentraleIntercity 711 SBB CFF FFS Get tickets6h 30m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Lausanne to Milan Central Station

You can travel from Lausanne 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 Lausanne to Milan Central Station

Train tickets from Lausanne to Milan Central Station start at €29 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 €74.
lowest price found
from29
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price52.75
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price58.07
on the day
avg. single price74

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 Lausanne 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 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 Lausanne 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 Lausanne to Milan Central Station take?

The average journey time by train between Lausanne and Milan Central Station is 5 hours and 48 minutes, with around 17 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 Lausanne and Milan Central Station by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lausanne to Milan Central Station is 3 hours and 22 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Lausanne to Milan Central Station can start from as little as €29 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.

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

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lausanne to Milan Central Station without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Lausanne to Milan Central Station. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Lausanne to Milan Central Station leaves at 00:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lausanne to Milan Central Station leaves at 23:42. 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 Lausanne and Milan Central Station by train?

Trains travelling from Lausanne to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 143 miles (230 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 Lausanne.
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 Lausanne to Milan Central Station for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/09/2020. 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 21/09/2020 for travel on 26/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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