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About the train journey from Milan to Porto

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The train from Milan to Porto usually takes 38 hours 7 minutes on average to travel 941 miles (1514 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 34 hours 57 minutes. You can expect to find 3 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Milan and Porto, you’ll need to make 9 changes on your way to Porto.

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

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Porto, 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 Porto by train

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Last train


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Journey time

From 34h 57m


941 miles (1514 km)


3 trains per day


9 changes

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Milan to Porto train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Porto for Tuesday 16th April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
18:20 10:30 40h 10m, 9 changes
19:15 10:30 39h 15m, 10 changes
19:43 06:40 34h 57m, 10 changes

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Porto

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 Porto 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Milan to Porto? 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 Porto take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Porto is 38 hours and 7 minutes, with around 3 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 Porto by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Porto is 34 hours and 57 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Milan to Porto?

No, there are no direct train services from Milan to Porto. Travelling from Milan to Porto by train will require a minimum of 9 changes.

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

The first train from Milan to Porto leaves at 19:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Milan to Porto leaves at 20:43. 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 Porto by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Porto cover a distance of around 941 miles (1514 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

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