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Take the train from Sanremo to Milan in 3 hours 16 minutes

If you want to travel from Sanremo to Milan by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Sanremo to Milan by train to take around 4 hours 51 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 3 hours 16 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 28 trains per day running on this route, which spans 133 miles (213 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Milan. Trenitalia trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Milan.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Sanremo to Milan start from £8.88 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Sanremo to Milan by train

It takes an average of 4h 51m to travel from Sanremo to Milan by train, over a distance of around 133 miles (213 km). There are normally 28 trains per day travelling from Sanremo to Milan and tickets for this journey start from £8.88 when you book in advance.

First train

05:08

Last train

21:37

Departure station

Sanremo

Arrival station

Milan

Journey time

From 3h 16m

Distance

133 miles (213 km)

Frequency

28 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £8.88

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, Flixbus

Sanremo to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Sanremo to Milan for Tuesday 5th March 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:45 13:50 5h 5m, 2 changes
09:12 12:53 3h 41m, 1 change
10:16 13:53 3h 37m, 1 change
10:16 13:55 3h 39m, direct
11:12 16:16 5h 4m, 2 changes
11:12 14:53 3h 41m, 1 change
11:46 16:20 4h 34m, 1 change
13:12 16:53 3h 41m, 1 change
14:23 17:53 3h 30m, 1 change
14:23 17:55 3h 32m, direct

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Sanremo to Milan

You can travel from Sanremo to Milan 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.

Intercity and Regional trains classes from Sanremo to Milan

Compare the different travel classes offered by Intercity and Regional trains when travelling from Sanremo to Milan.

Onboard services on Intercity and Regional trains

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Sanremo to Milan.

LuggageLuggageLuggage
  • You can take your bags on board Trenitalia's Intercity trains free of charge.
  • In most cases, there are no luggage size limits. You’ll need to make sure that your luggage is compatible with the space available on board.
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

You can get snacks and drinks from the vending machines available in coach 3. Gluten-free and lactose-free options are available too.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

At the moment, Intercity trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, you can make use of your internet data, as well as charge your devices thanks to the power sockets that are available at your seat.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children
  • Children under 4 can travel for free if a seat is not assigned to them. If they do have a seat, they can get 50% off Base tickets (standard fare).
  • Children aged 4-14 also get 50% off.
  • Bimbi Gratis offer: You can also get free travel for children under 15 plus 40% off Base tickets for adults, if you’re travelling in a family group of 2 to 5 people (including at least one adult and one child).
ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes
  • You can travel with your bike for free on all Intercity trains, provided it’s not larger than 80 x 110 x 45cm. Your bike must be disassembled or folded and stored in a bag in one of the dedicated luggage racks.
  • If you can't fold your bike, some Intercity trains allow you to take your bike on board. However, you’ll need to book a space and buy a ticket. There are 6 bike spaces in coach 3 and 2 e-bike chargers.
PetPetPets
  • Small pets can travel on all Intercity trains free of charge, if they’re placed in a carrier or cage of max dimensions of 70 x 30 x 50cm.
  • Bigger dogs are allowed on all trains if they have a ticket, they’re kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost.
WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you need to request special assistance, you can call the toll-free number 800 90 60 60 which can be reached from a landline in Italy, or the national number +3902323232 which can be reached from a landline or mobile, even from abroad (international calling charges may apply).

InfoInfoOther

Air-conditioning is available on all Intercity trains.

LuggageLuggageLuggage
  • You can take your bags on board Trenitalia's regional trains free of charge.
  • In most cases, there are no luggage size limits. You’ll need to make sure that your luggage is compatible with the space available on board.
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

At the moment, a restaurant service is not available on Trenitalia's regional trains. However, you can take your own food on board so pick up some snacks at the station before you set off.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Trenitalia's regional trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, you can make use of your internet data, as well as charge your devices thanks to the power sockets that are available at your seat.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children
  • Children under 4 can travel for free if they’re accompanied by an adult and a seat is not assigned to them.
  • Children aged 4-11 can get 50% off. Older children will need to have a full-price ticket.
ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes
  • You can take your bike, hoverboard, monowheel or e-scooter free of charge if it can be folded and doesn’t exceed these dimensions: 120 x 80 x 45cm.
  • If your bike can’t be folded, you’ll need to buy a bike ticket or another Second Class ticket.
PetPetPets
  • Small pets can travel on Trenitalia's regional trains free of charge if they’re placed in a carrier or cage with max dimensions of 70 x 30 x 50cm.
  • Bigger dogs are allowed on all trains if they have a ticket, they’re kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are allowed on all trains at no additional cost.
WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you need to request special assistance, you can call the toll-free number 800 90 60 60 which can be reached from a landline in Italy, or the national number +3902323232 which can be reached from a landline or mobile, even from abroad (international calling charges may apply).

InfoInfoOther

Air-conditioning is available on Trenitalia's regional trains.

Cheap train tickets from Sanremo to Milan

The price of train tickets from Sanremo to Milan starts at £8.88 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 Sanremo 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 Sanremo 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 Sanremo to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Sanremo and Milan is 4 hours and 51 minutes, with around 28 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 Sanremo and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Sanremo to Milan is 3 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Sanremo to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from Sanremo to Milan can start from as little as £8.88 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 Sanremo to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Sanremo to Milan without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Sanremo 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 Sanremo to Milan leave?

The first train from Sanremo to Milan leaves at 05:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Sanremo to Milan leaves at 21:37. 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 Sanremo and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Sanremo to Milan cover a distance of around 133 miles (213 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Sanremo. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Sanremo to Milan.

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