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How to travel from Milan to Modane by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Milan to Modane? Look no further.

There are around 8 trains per day running between Milan and Modane, which usually take 12 hours 26 minutes to complete the 124 miles (200 km) journey. It can take as little as 5 hours 26 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Modane from Milan, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be travelling with TGV, SNCF or Trenitalia, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Milan to Modane if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £71.08. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Milan to Modane by train

It takes an average of 12h 26m to travel from Milan to Modane by train, over a distance of around 124 miles (200 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Milan to Modane and tickets for this journey start from £71.08 when you book in advance.

First train

08:05

Last train

23:53

Departure station

Milan

Arrival station

Modane

Journey time

From 5h 26m

Distance

124 miles (200 km)

Frequency

8 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £71.08

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, SNCF

Milan to Modane train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Modane for Tuesday 16th April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:05 17:32 10h 27m, 3 changes
13:10 18:41 5h 31m, 1 change
13:15 18:41 5h 26m, 2 changes
16:07 07:11 15h 4m, 5 changes
18:20 09:47 15h 27m, 2 changes
18:46 09:47 15h 1m, 5 changes
20:25 12:19 15h 54m, 4 changes
22:53 15:34 16h 41m, 6 changes

Trenitalia, SNCF and TGV trains from Milan to Modane

You can travel from Milan to Modane on Trenitalia, SNCF and TGV 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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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

TGV INOUI classes from Milan to Modane

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI when travelling from Milan to Modane.

Onboard services on TGV INOUI

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Milan to Modane.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

On board TGV INOUI trains, you can take up to 2 pieces of luggage measuring no more than 70 x 90 x 50 cm, plus one hand luggage measuring no more than 40 x 30 x 15 cm. If you are bringing an XL baggage (maximum 90 x 130 cm), it will replace one of the two 70 x 90 x 50 cm pieces of luggage authorised.

All your luggage must be labelled before entering the train.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

All TGV INOUI trains are equipped with a café-bar carriage offering a range of food and drink to suit you at any time of day. The Bar is always situated in carriage 4 or 14 of the train. There's a range of local and responsibly sourced products on offer to whet your appetite.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

TGV INOUI trains have free WiFi on board for you to use throughout your journey, allowing you to stay connected, reply to emails or even relax and enjoy what's offered on the TGV INOUI entertainment portal.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children under 12 can get a half price ticket on TGV INOUI trains. Children under 4 travel free when they travel on your lap.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

If you've got a foldable bicycle, you can take it on the train as hand luggage, so long as it's no larger than 130 x 90 cm once folded. Or, if you can dismantle your bike, you can transport it in a cover or case no larger than 130 x 90 cm. You can still travel with a bike that cannot be folded or dismantled - you'll need to reserve a bike space on the train when you buy your ticket. Bike tickets cost €10 per bike, per journey.

PetPetPets

Small pets are allowed on board TGV INOUI trains provided they weigh less than 10kg. They must travel in a carrier no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. Tickets for small pets cost €7. Larger dogs can also travel on TGV INOUI services, provided they are wearing a muzzle and are kept on a lead. Tickets for larger dogs cost €20. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

For disabled passengers or those with reduced mobility, you can request assistance through 'Accès Plus'. With this service, a member of staff will meet you at the station and help you get to your seat on the train. To book assistance, contact Accès Plus after you book your tickets (and no later than 48 hours before your train is due to depart).

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Modane

The price of train tickets from Milan to Modane starts at £71.08 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 Modane 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 Modane? 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 Modane take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Modane is 12 hours and 26 minutes, with around 8 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 Modane by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Modane is 5 hours and 26 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan to Modane cost?

Train ticket prices from Milan to Modane can start from as little as £71.08 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 Modane?

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

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

The first train from Milan to Modane leaves at 08:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Milan to Modane leaves at 23:53. 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 Modane by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Modane cover a distance of around 124 miles (200 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Modane to Milan.

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