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About the train journey from Milan to Ancona

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The train from Milan to Ancona usually takes 3 hours 46 minutes on average to travel 248 miles (399 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 51 minutes. You can expect to find 29 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Ancona, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Trenitalia to get to Ancona. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Milan to Ancona in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €10.90.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Ancona, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Milan to Ancona by train

It takes an average of 3h 46m to travel from Milan to Ancona by train, over a distance of around 248 miles (399 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Milan to Ancona and tickets for this journey start from €10.90 when you book in advance.

First train

07:20

Last train

22:13

Departure station

Milan

Arrival station

Ancona

Journey time

2h 51m

Distance

399 miles (248 km)

Frequency

29 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From €10.90

Train and bus operators

Itabus, Trenitalia, Flixbus

Milan to Ancona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Ancona for Tuesday 7th February 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:05 15:31 3h 26m, direct
12:20 15:31 3h 11m, 1 change
13:05 16:34 3h 29m, direct
13:20 16:34 3h 14m, 1 change
13:30 17:23 3h 53m, 1 change
14:20 17:33 3h 13m, 1 change
14:35 17:47 3h 12m, direct
14:38 17:47 3h 9m, 1 change
15:05 18:39 3h 34m, direct
15:20 18:39 3h 19m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Intercity trains from Milan to Ancona

You can travel from Milan to Ancona on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciargento 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, free WiFi connection and 4 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 selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat). You can now also travel with Frecciarossa between Milan and Paris via Turin, Modane and Chambéry. The new Frecciarossa trains have 4 levels of service – Standard, Business, Executive and Meeting Room – and two types of carriage: Silence Area, for those who want to travel in total tranquillity, and Allegro Area, for those who want to chat with their fellow passengers.

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.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

PhotoChris0693, under licence CC3.0

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 to Ancona

The price of train tickets from Milan to Ancona starts at €10.90 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 Milan to Ancona 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 Milan to Ancona? 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 to Ancona take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Ancona is 3 hours and 46 minutes, with around 29 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 and Ancona by train?

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

How much does the train from Milan to Ancona cost?

Train ticket prices from Milan to Ancona can start from as little as €10.90 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 Milan to Ancona?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan to Ancona without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Milan to Ancona each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Milan to Ancona leave?

The first train from Milan to Ancona leaves at 07:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan to Ancona leave?

The last train from Milan to Ancona 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.

What's the distance between Milan and Ancona by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Ancona cover a distance of around 248 miles (399 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Ancona to Milan. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Milan to Ancona.
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 Milan to Ancona for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. 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 03/14/2023 for travel on 03/14/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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