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Take the train from Trieste to Milan

There’s never a bad time to visit Milan. So, when in Trieste, consider taking a Trenitalia train to the fashion capital of the world.

The journey takes four hours from city to city, allowing you to work, rest and catch up on your favourite box-set on the way. Even though it’s an hour longer than flying, you’ll certainly save yourself time, since there’s no need for long airport check-ins when you go by train. There’s also plenty of space for your luggage needs and no restrictions on liquids.

When you arrive, Milan Central station is just a 4km journey to the main sights, compared to the lengthy 53km journey from Milan airport.

Learn more about the route from Trieste to Milan by consulting our handy information below.

Trieste Centrale to Milan by train

It takes an average of 6h 56m to travel from Trieste Centrale to Milan by train, over a distance of around 222 miles (357 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Trieste Centrale to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €27.79 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 05m
Price€27.79 - €147.90
Distance222 miles (357 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
Departure stationTrieste Centrale
Arrival stationMilan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Trieste Centrale to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Trieste Centrale to Milan for martes 14º jul. 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
14:16 Trieste Centrale18:55 Milano CentraleRegionale 1714 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 39m, 1 change
15:16 Trieste Centrale20:30 Milano CentraleRegionale 2786 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 14m, 2 changes
17:05 Trieste Centrale21:15 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9758 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 10m, direct
17:16 Trieste Centrale22:25 Milano CentraleRegionale 2788 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 09m, 2 changes
18:16 Trieste Centrale05:39 Milano LambrateRegionale 2218 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 23m, 3 changes
19:21 Trieste Centrale07:00 Milano CentraleInterCityNight 1570 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 39m, 1 change
20:16 Trieste Centrale07:00 Milano CentraleRegionale 2790 Trenitalia Get tickets10h 44m, 3 changes
20:32 Trieste Centrale09:05 Milano CentraleRegionale 2472 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 33m, 2 changes
21:16 Trieste Centrale09:05 Milano CentraleRegionale 2792 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 49m, 3 changes
05:16 Trieste Centrale09:45 Milano CentraleRegionale 2204 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 29m, 1 change

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains from Trieste Centrale to Milan

You can travel from Trieste Centrale to Milan on Frecciarossa 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).

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 Trieste Centrale to Milan

Train tickets from Trieste Centrale to Milan start at €27.79 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €47.55.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price45.42
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avg. single price47.55

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 Trieste Centrale 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Trieste Centrale 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 Trieste Centrale to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Trieste Centrale and Milan is 6 hours and 56 minutes, with around 16 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 Trieste Centrale and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Trieste Centrale to Milan is 4 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Trieste Centrale to Milan cost?

Train tickets from Trieste Centrale to Milan can start from as little as €27.79 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Trieste Centrale to Milan?

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

What time does the first train from Trieste Centrale to Milan leave?

The first train from Trieste Centrale to Milan leaves at 05:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Trieste Centrale to Milan leave?

The last train from Trieste Centrale to Milan leaves at 21:16. 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 Trieste Centrale and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Trieste Centrale to Milan cover a distance of around 222 miles (357 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Trieste Centrale. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Trieste Centrale 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.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Trieste Centrale to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 14/07/2020. 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 06/07/2020 for travel on 12/04/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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