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Travelling from Milan to Paris by Frecciarossa and TGV train

Frecciarossa Milan to Paris now running

Good news! You can now travel from Milan to Paris on a high-speed Frecciarossa train operated by Trenitalia. Frecciarossa 1000 trains run between Milan Centrale and Paris Gare de Lyon station and call at Torino Porta Susa and Lyon Part Dieu too. Tickets start from €29 in Standard Class.

What’s more, you can enjoy plenty of amenities on board, including comfy seats, free WiFi, reading lights, at-seat power sockets, and lots of luggage space. We'll continually update this page with the latest information on the service, so be sure to check back regularly.

Frecciarossa Milan to Paris timetable

Train 9292 Train 9296 Station
06:25 15:53 Milan Centrale
07:09  16:39 Turin Porta Susa
11:08 21:12 Lyon Part-Dieu
13:22 22:25 Paris Gare de Lyon


You can also travel from Milan to Paris on one of SNCF's high-speed TGV trains. Onboard you'll find WiFi, comfortable seating, and plenty of luggage space too.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap train tickets – we'll show you how much you can save on train tickets from Milan to Paris if you book in advance. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to save money on rail fares.

Milan to Paris by train

It takes an average of 9h 29m to travel from Milan to Paris by train, over a distance of around 397 miles (639 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Milan to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 35m
PriceFrom €19
Distance397 miles (639 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
First train06:00
Last train22:46
Departure stationMilan
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia France, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, Trenitalia

Milan to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Paris for Thursday 30th June 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
21:25 Milano Centrale11:05 Paris Gare de LyonRE 2442 Trenord 13h 40m, 3 changes
21:43 Milano Centrale11:39 Paris Gare de LyonRE 25536 Trenord 13h 56m, 4 changes
22:46 Milano Porta Garibaldi11:39 Paris Gare de LyonRE 10246 Trenord 12h 53m, 5 changes
06:00 Milano Porta Garibaldi13:13 Paris Gare de LyonTGV 9240 SNCF 7h 13m, direct
06:25 Milano Centrale13:13 Paris Gare de Lyonfrecciarossa 9292 Trenitalia 6h 48m, 1 change
06:25 Milano Centrale13:23 Paris Gare de Lyonfrecciarossa 9292 Trenitalia 6h 58m, direct

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, SNCF and TGV trains from Milan to Paris

You can travel from Milan to Paris on Frecciarossa, 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.

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.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Paris

The price of train tickets from Milan to Paris starts at €19 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 Paris 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 Paris? 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 Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Paris is 9 hours and 29 minutes, with around 20 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 Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Paris is 6 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Milan to Paris can start from as little as €19 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 Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan to Paris without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Milan to Paris 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 Paris leave?

The first train from Milan to Paris leaves at 06:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Milan to Paris leaves at 22:46. 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 Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Paris cover a distance of around 397 miles (639 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Milan. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Milan to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/30/2022. 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 01/12/2022 for travel on 01/12/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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