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Travelling by train from Monterosso to Milan

The charming, characterful, coastal villages of the Cinque Terre are becoming hugely popular with tourists all over the globe, and they offer easy connections with Italy's big cities too. In less than three hours, Trenitalia trains can take you in comfort and style from Monterosso to Milan Central Station.

Arriving in the middle of Milan, you'll be able to grab a bite at the many local cafés and restaurants or take a tour of the city to do some sightseeing. Be sure to visit the iconic Duomo di Milano and stop off at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II to see some incredible artwork.

Ready for your next train trip from Monterosso to Milan? Learn more further down the page – you’ll find plenty of information about train times, ticket prices, and even some useful FAQs.

Journey timeFrom 2h 53m
Price€9.90 - €60
Distance153km (95 miles)
Frequency5 trains per day
Departure stationMonterosso
Arrival stationMilan Central Station
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Monterosso to Milan Central Station train times

Check out the next trains departing from Monterosso to Milan Central Station for Dienstag 3. März 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:29 12:15 4h 46m, 2 changes
09:07 12:53 3h 46m, 2 changes
10:42 13:53 3h 11m, 1 change
12:03 15:35 3h 32m, 1 change
12:54 15:53 2h 59m, direct
13:17 17:35 4h 18m, 3 changes
14:59 17:53 2h 54m, direct
15:07 18:53 3h 46m, 2 changes
16:58 19:57 2h 59m, direct
17:07 20:53 3h 46m, 1 change

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Monterosso to Milan Central Station

You can travel from Monterosso to Milan Central Station on Trenitalia and Intercity 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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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Monterosso to Milan Central Station

Train tickets from Monterosso to Milan Central Station start at €9.90 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 €26.40.
lowest price found
from9.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price24.66
on the day
avg. single price26.40

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 Monterosso to Milan Central Station 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 Monterosso to Milan Central Station? 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 Monterosso to Milan Central Station take?

The average journey time by train between Monterosso and Milan Central Station is 4 hours and 23 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 Monterosso and Milan Central Station by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Monterosso to Milan Central Station is 2 hours and 53 minutes.

How much does the train from Monterosso to Milan Central Station cost?

Train tickets from Monterosso to Milan Central Station can start from as little as €9.90 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 Monterosso to Milan Central Station?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Monterosso to Milan Central Station without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Monterosso to Milan Central Station. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Monterosso to Milan Central Station leave?

The first train from Monterosso to Milan Central Station leaves at 01:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Monterosso to Milan Central Station leave?

The last train from Monterosso to Milan Central Station leaves at 20:57. 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 Monterosso and Milan Central Station by train?

Trains travelling from Monterosso to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 153km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan Central Station to Monterosso.
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 Monterosso to Milan Central Station for a typical week day using timetable data for 03/03/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 07/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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