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Travelling from Munich to Milan by train

Looking to travel from Munich to Milan by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 9 hours 26 minutes to travel from Munich to Milan by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 7 hours 11 minutes though. You'll usually find 33 trains per day running along the 216 miles (348 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Milan. Trains on this route are usually operated by either ÖBB or Regiojet. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Munich to Milan start from €29.90 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Milan by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Munich to Milan by train

It takes an average of 9h 26m to travel from Munich to Milan by train, over a distance of around 216 miles (348 km). There are normally 33 trains per day travelling from Munich to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €29.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 11m
PriceFrom €29.90
Distance216 miles (348 km)
Frequency33 trains per day
First train03:24
Last train23:50
Departure stationMunich
Arrival stationMilan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, ÖBB, Flixbus

Munich to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Munich to Milan for Tuesday 6th December 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:41 17:50 9h 9m, 2 changes
08:54 17:17 8h 23m, 5 changes
08:54 17:50 8h 56m, 3 changes
09:20 17:50 8h 30m, 4 changes
10:34 17:55 7h 21m, 1 change
10:41 19:15 8h 34m, 4 changes
11:55 19:17 7h 22m, 2 changes
12:34 19:45 7h 11m, 1 change
12:41 21:26 8h 45m, 4 changes
13:55 21:50 7h 55m, 1 change

ÖBB trains from Munich to Milan

You can travel from Munich to Milan on ÖBB 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.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Milan

The price of train tickets from Munich to Milan starts at €29.90 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 Munich to Milan 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 Munich to Milan? 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 Munich to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Munich and Milan is 9 hours and 26 minutes, with around 33 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 Munich and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Munich to Milan is 7 hours and 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Munich to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from Munich to Milan can start from as little as €29.90 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 Munich to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Munich to Milan without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Munich to Milan each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Munich to Milan leaves at 03:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Munich to Milan leaves at 23:50. 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 Munich and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Munich to Milan cover a distance of around 216 miles (348 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Munich. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Munich to Milan.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Munich to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 11/26/2022 for travel on 11/26/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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