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Milan to Empoli by train

It takes an average of 3h 20m to travel from Milan to Empoli by train, over a distance of around 149 miles (239 km). There are normally 31 trains per day travelling from Milan to Empoli and tickets for this journey start from €16.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 44m
Price€16.70 - €122.60
Distance149 miles (239 km)
Frequency31 trains per day
Departure stationMilan
Arrival stationEmpoli
Changes1 change
Train and bus operators

Milan to Empoli train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Empoli for Monday 6th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:10 Milano Centrale14:57 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9535 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 47m, 1 change
13:10 Milano Centrale15:57 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9539 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 47m, 1 change
14:10 Milano Centrale16:57 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9543 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 47m, 1 change
14:25 Milano Centrale17:22 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9639 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 57m, 2 changes
15:10 Milano Centrale17:57 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9547 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 47m, 1 change
15:35 Milano Centrale18:39 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9809 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 04m, 2 changes
16:10 Milano Centrale18:57 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9551 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 47m, 1 change
16:30 Milano Centrale19:22 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9647 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 52m, 2 changes
16:55 Milano Centrale19:39 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9325 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 44m, 1 change
17:10 Milano Centrale19:57 EmpoliFrecciarossa 9555 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 47m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Milan to Empoli

You can travel from Milan to Empoli on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento 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).

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at 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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Empoli

Train tickets from Milan to Empoli start at €16.70 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 €50.22.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price45.66
on the day
avg. single price50.22

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 Empoli 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 to Empoli? 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 Empoli take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Empoli is 3 hours and 20 minutes, with around 31 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 Empoli by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Empoli is 2 hours and 44 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan to Empoli cost?

Train tickets from Milan to Empoli can start from as little as €16.70 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 to Empoli?

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

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

The first train from Milan to Empoli leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Milan to Empoli 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 and Empoli by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Empoli cover a distance of around 149 miles (239 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Empoli 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 Milan to Empoli 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 17/03/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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