When it comes to breathtaking beauty, surrounded by mountainous ranges and still waters, Lecco on the shore of Lake Como takes some beating.
But you don’t need to trek cross-country to discover this hidden gem. Lecco is easy to reach by train from Milan, taking a mere forty minutes. Quicker than driving, and without the hassle of parking, you can instantly immerse yourself in the surroundings, with the train taking you straight to its centre.
A popular haunt for those who enjoy the great outdoors, take a day trip or longer. There are 50 trains a day to choose from, running from the early hours until the party hours! Time it right and you can spend a full day by its soothing shoreline, before returning back to Milan for a night-cap.
Learn more about the train journey from Milan to Lecco, including train times and FAQs, by reading our detailed section below.
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.
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 Lecco by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Milan and Lecco is 1 hour and 11 minutes, with around 38 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Lecco is 39 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Milan to Lecco can start from as little as €4.80 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan to Lecco without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Milan to Lecco each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Milan to Lecco leaves at 11:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Milan to Lecco leaves at 10:12. 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.
Trains travelling from Milan to Lecco cover a distance of around 29 miles (46 km) during the journey.