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How to travel from Novara to Varese by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Novara to Varese? Look no further.

There are around 40 trains per day running between Novara and Varese, which usually take 1 hour 44 minutes to complete the 27 miles (44 km) journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 9 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 Varese from Novara, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Novara to Varese if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €5.60. 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.

Novara to Varese by train

It takes an average of 1h 44m to travel from Novara to Varese by train, over a distance of around 27 miles (44 km). There are normally 40 trains per day travelling from Novara to Varese and tickets for this journey start from €5.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 9m
PriceFrom €5.60
Distance27 miles (44 km)
Frequency40 trains per day
First train06:05
Last train23:18
Departure stationNovara
Arrival stationVarese
Changes1 change

Novara to Varese train times

Check out the next trains departing from Novara to Varese for Wednesday 19th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
23:18 Novara06:24 VareseRegionale 24685 Trenord Get tickets7h 6m, 1 change
06:05 Novara07:24 VareseRegionale 2011 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 19m, 1 change
06:18 Novara08:17 VareseRegionale 24603 Trenord Get tickets1h 59m, 1 change
07:05 Novara08:24 VareseRegionale 2013 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 19m, 1 change
07:15 Novara08:47 VareseRegionale 2003 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 32m, 1 change
07:18 Novara09:00 VareseRegionale 24607 Trenord Get tickets1h 42m, 2 changes
07:18 Novara09:17 VareseRegionale 24607 Trenord Get tickets1h 59m, 1 change
08:05 Novara09:24 VareseRegionale 2015 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 19m, 1 change
08:15 Novara09:47 VareseRegionale 2005 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 32m, 1 change
08:41 Novara10:17 VareseRegionale 2055 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 36m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Novara to Varese

The price of train tickets from Novara to Varese starts at €5.60 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 Novara to Varese 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 Novara to Varese? 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 Novara to Varese take?

The average journey time by train between Novara and Varese is 1 hour and 44 minutes, with around 40 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 Novara and Varese by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Novara to Varese is 1 hour and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Novara to Varese cost?

Train ticket prices from Novara to Varese can start from as little as €5.60 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 Novara to Varese?

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

What time does the first train from Novara to Varese leave?

The first train from Novara to Varese leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Novara to Varese leave?

The last train from Novara to Varese leaves at 23:18. 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 Novara and Varese by train?

Trains travelling from Novara to Varese cover a distance of around 27 miles (44 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Varese to Novara.
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. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Novara to Varese for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/19/2022. 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 01/15/2022 for travel on 01/15/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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