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Taking the train from Milan to Monterosso

Working out your travel plans from Milan to Monterosso? Trenitalia, Italy’s national operator, run daily 6 direct services which can get you to the lovely Cinque Terre village in just under three hours. Their modern Intercity trains are comfortable and air-conditioned, with retractable tables, power sockets and plenty of space for luggage.

Arrive in Monterosso after a relaxing train journey – there’s no need to worry about where to park your rental car. Simply spend your days lounging on the sandy beach or taking relaxing swims in the crystalline waters. This charming Cinque Terre village is absolutely brimming with natural beauty.

Have we not convinced you yet? Find out more by checking out the FAQs for the Milan to Monterosso route below, as well as all the available train times for the coming weeks.

Milan Central Station to Monterosso by train

It takes an average of 3h 34m to travel from Milan Central Station to Monterosso by train, over a distance of around 95 miles (153 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Milan Central Station to Monterosso and tickets for this journey start from €9.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 51m
Price€9.90 - €81.50
Distance95 miles (153 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationMonterosso
ChangesDirect trains available
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Milan Central Station to Monterosso train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Monterosso for Monday 6th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
12:10 Milano Centrale15:05 MonterossoIntercity 665 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 55m, direct
12:25 Milano Centrale15:54 MonterossoRegionale 2185 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 29m, 1 change
13:10 Milano Centrale16:02 MonterossoFrecciarossa 8633 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 52m, direct
14:05 Milano Centrale17:05 MonterossoIntercity 669 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 00m, direct
15:10 Milano Centrale18:53 MonterossoEurocity 159 Thello Get tickets3h 43m, 2 changes
16:05 Milano Centrale19:05 MonterossoIntercity 673 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 00m, direct
16:25 Milano Centrale19:57 MonterossoRegionale 2191 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 32m, 1 change
17:05 Milano Centrale20:56 MonterossoIntercity 675 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 51m, 2 changes
18:05 Milano Centrale21:05 MonterossoIntercity 679 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 00m, direct
18:25 Milano Centrale21:52 MonterossoFrecciarossa 9745 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 27m, 1 change

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Milan Central Station to Monterosso

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

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.

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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 Milan Central Station to Monterosso

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Monterosso start at €9.90 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 €27.05.
lowest price found
from9.90
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price25.33
on the day
avg. single price27.05

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 Milan Central Station to Monterosso 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 Milan Central Station to Monterosso? 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 Milan Central Station to Monterosso take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Monterosso is 3 hours and 34 minutes, with around 18 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 Milan Central Station and Monterosso by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Monterosso is 2 hours and 51 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Monterosso can start from as little as €9.90 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 Milan Central Station to Monterosso?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Monterosso without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Milan Central Station to Monterosso. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Milan Central Station to Monterosso leaves at 06:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Milan Central Station to Monterosso leaves at 21:10. 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 Milan Central Station and Monterosso by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Monterosso cover a distance of around 95 miles (153 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Monterosso to Milan Central Station.
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 Milan Central Station to Monterosso for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/07/2020. 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 29/06/2020 for travel on 11/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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