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Trains from Padova to Milan

Looking for an easy way to get from Padova to Milan Central Station? Direct train services will get you there in under two hours. Arrive in the heart of the city relaxed and ready to explore all it has to offer. Getting the train is much more comfortable and convenient than the long drive. There’s also no need to worry about running into traffic or city-centre parking. That’ll leave you with more time to shop and eat your way through this uber-stylish Italian city.

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecciarossa trains are ultra-modern and well designed for a comfortable journey, with air-conditioning, free WiFi access, power sockets, and a food carriage. There’s also ample space to store your luggage. Book Executive Class if you want to enjoy gourmet meals served to your seat.

Read on to find out more about this train route, including FAQs and train timetables.

Padova to Milan by train

It takes an average of 3h 11m to travel from Padova to Milan by train, over a distance of around 130 miles (210 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Padova to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €17.55 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 59m
PriceFrom €17.55
Distance130 miles (210 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationPadova
Arrival stationMilan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus, Italo

Padova to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Padova to Milan for Friday 14th May 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
19:16 Padova21:15 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9758 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 59m, direct
19:53 Padova23:26 Milano LambrateRegionale 17228 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 33m, 1 change
23:38 Padova07:00 Milano CentraleInterCityNight 1569 Trenitalia Get tickets7h 22m, 1 change
06:46 Padova08:47 Milano Porta GaribaldiFrecciarossa 9702 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 1m, direct
06:56 Padova09:35 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9403 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 39m, 1 change
07:46 Padova09:45 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9708 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 59m, direct
08:16 Padova10:15 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9714 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 59m, direct
08:56 Padova11:35 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9409 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 39m, 1 change
09:09 Padova12:50 Milano CentraleRegionale 3967 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 41m, 1 change
11:16 Padova13:15 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9724 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 59m, direct

Frecciarossa, Italo and Trenitalia trains from Padova to Milano

You can travel from Padova to Milano on Frecciarossa, Italo and Trenitalia 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, a free WiFi connection and four 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 train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

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.

Cheap train tickets from Padova to Milan

The price of train tickets from Padova to Milan starts at €17.55 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 Padova 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 Padova 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 Padova to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Padova and Milan is 3 hours and 11 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 Padova and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Padova to Milan is 1 hour and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Padova to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from Padova to Milan can start from as little as €17.55 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 Padova to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Padova to Milan without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Padova 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 Padova to Milan leave?

The first train from Padova to Milan leaves at 11:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Padova to Milan leaves at 10:53. 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 Padova and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Padova to Milan cover a distance of around 130 miles (210 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Padova. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Padova to Milan.
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 Padova to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/14/2021. 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 05/16/2021 for travel on 05/16/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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