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Travelling from Paris to Milan by Frecciarossa and TGV in less than 6h

Frecciarossa trains now running from Paris to Milan

Good news! You can now travel from Paris to Milan on a high-speed Frecciarossa train operated by Trenitalia. Frecciarossa 1000 trains run between Paris Gare de Lyon and Milan Central station and call at Lyon Part Dieu and Torino Porta Susa too. Tickets start from €29 in Standard Class.

What’s more, you can enjoy plenty of amenities on board, including comfy seats, free WiFi, reading lights, at-seat power sockets, and lots of luggage space.

Frecciarossa Paris-Milan timetable

Train 9281 Train 9287  
07:26 15:18 Paris Gare de Lyon
09:20 17:14 Lyon Part-Dieu
13:18 21:18 Turin Porta susa
14:07 22:07 Milan Centrale


You can also travel on a high-speed TGV train for all or part of your journey from Paris to Milan. This modern train offers comfortable seating, lots of space for luggage and WiFi to keep you connected along the way.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Paris to Milan in our Journey Planner at the top of the page. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save. If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap train tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times from Paris to Milan. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today.

Paris to Milan by train

It takes an average of 9h 29m to travel from Paris to Milan by train, over a distance of around 397 miles (639 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Paris to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €29 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 6h 55m


397 miles (639 km)


23 trains per day


Direct trains available


From €29

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Paris to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Milan for Saturday 25th March 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:43 Paris Gare de Lyon16:45 Milano Porta GaribaldiTGV 9245 SNCF Get tickets7h 2m, 1 change
09:43 Paris Gare de Lyon16:50 Milano Porta GaribaldiTGV 9245 SNCF Get tickets7h 7m, direct
10:15 Paris Gare de Lyon17:45 Milano CentraleTGV Lyria 9765 SNCF Get tickets7h 30m, 1 change
10:20 Paris Gare de Lyon18:17 Milano CentraleTGV Lyria 9211 SNCF Get tickets7h 57m, 2 changes
10:20 Paris Gare de Lyon18:50 Milano CentraleTGV Lyria 9211 SNCF Get tickets8h 30m, 1 change
10:55 Paris Gare de l’Est18:50 Milano Centraletgv inoui 9593 SNCF Get tickets7h 55m, 3 changes
10:55 Paris Gare de l’Est19:50 Milano Centraletgv inoui 9593 SNCF Get tickets8h 55m, 2 changes

TGV, Trenitalia and SNCF trains from Paris to Milan

You can travel from Paris to Milan on TGV, Trenitalia and SNCF 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

TGV INOUI classes from Paris to Milan

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI when travelling from Paris to Milan.

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Milan

The price of train tickets from Paris to Milan starts at €29 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 Paris 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.

Learn more about the classes on Frecciarossa trains from Paris to Milan

Planning to take a Frecciarossa train from Paris to Milan? You can choose to travel in Standard, Business or Executive Class – they all come with free WiFi and plenty of space to store your luggage.

Frecciarossa Standard

Frecciarossa Standard Class corresponds to SNCF’s Second Class and offers high-quality services, but at a cheaper price.

Free WiFi
Ample luggage space
Reclining chairs
Power sockets


Frecciarossa Business

Ideal for those who travel for work between Paris and Milan, Frecciarossa Business offers all the perks of Standard Class, as well as larger leather reclining seats, a welcome service with complimentary snacks and drinks and glass dividers for more privacy.

Large leather recliners
Large luggage area
Welcome service with complimentary snacks and drinks
Glass dividers between seats


On Frecciarossa trains from Paris to Milan, both the Standard and Business Class come with two areas, Silenzio and Allegro. If you want to enjoy some tranquillity, watch a TV series, or focus on some work, travel in the Silenzio area. Alternatively, head to the Allegro area if you want to chat with your friends, keep your kids busy or work as a team without worrying about disturbing the other passengers.

Frecciarossa Executive

Enjoy unparalleled comfort and a unique travel experience in Frecciarossa Executive Class. For maximum comfort, you can adjust the backrest and footrests of the large leather seats, as well as rotate your seat for more privacy. You’ll also enjoy a tasty Italian meal served at your seat.

Unlike Business Class, Executive Class does not have a quiet carriage like the Silenzio area, however it includes a meeting room. With five seats, power sockets and a flat screen that can be connected to your laptop, the meeting room is perfect if you need to attend a work meeting during your trip.

Adjustable leather seats and footrests
Complimentary meal served to your seat
Meeting room

Onboard services on trains from Paris to Milan

From free WiFi to luggage allowance and food on board, learn more about all the services you can find on Frecciarossa and TGV trains from Paris to Milan.

Boarding the train from Paris to Milan

Everything you need to know about Paris and Milan stations

On the route from Paris to Milan, both Frecciarossa and TGV trains depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station. While Frecciarossa trains arrive at Milan Central station, TGV trains arrive at Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Paris and Milan is 9 hours and 29 minutes, with around 23 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 Paris and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Milan is 6 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris to Milan can start from as little as €29 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 Paris to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Milan without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Paris 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 Paris to Milan leave?

The first train from Paris to Milan leaves at 06:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Milan leaves at 20:25. 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 Paris and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Milan cover a distance of around 397 miles (639 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Milan.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 03/25/2023. 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 09/07/2023 for travel on 09/07/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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