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Venice to Milan Central Station by train

It takes an average of 3h 17m to travel from Venice to Milan Central Station by train, over a distance of around 152 miles (244 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Venice to Milan Central Station and tickets for this journey start from €19.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 15m
Price€19.90 - €151.90
Distance152 miles (244 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationVenice
Arrival stationMilan Central Station
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsgoopti,

Venice to Milan Central Station train times

Check out the next trains departing from Venice to Milan Central Station for Friday 7th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
14:38 Venezia Mestre17:30 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9425 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 52m, 1 change
16:00 Venezia Mestre18:15 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 35744 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 15m, direct
16:30 Venezia Mestre18:55 Milano CentraleEurocity 42 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 25m, direct
17:00 Venezia Mestre19:15 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9748 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 15m, direct
17:38 Venezia Mestre20:30 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9433 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 52m, 1 change
19:00 Venezia Mestre21:15 Milano CentraleFrecciarossa 9758 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 15m, direct
19:38 Venezia Mestre22:25 Milano CentraleFrecciargento 9437 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 47m, 1 change
19:53 Venezia Mestre00:10 Milano CentraleRegionale 2249 Trenitalia Get tickets4h 17m, 1 change
20:23 Venezia Mestre05:50 Milano CentraleRegionale 2736 Trenitalia Get tickets9h 27m, 2 changes
23:04 Venezia Mestre07:00 Milano CentraleInterCityNight 1571 Trenitalia Get tickets7h 56m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Italo and Trenitalia trains from Venice to Milan Central Station

You can travel from Venice to Milan Central Station 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 Venice to Milan Central Station

Train tickets from Venice to Milan Central Station start at €19.90 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 €40.30.
lowest price found
from19.90
on the day
avg. single price40.30

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 Venice to Milan Central Station 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 Venice to Milan Central Station? 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 Venice to Milan Central Station take?

The average journey time by train between Venice and Milan Central Station is 3 hours and 17 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 Venice and Milan Central Station by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Milan Central Station is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from Venice to Milan Central Station cost?

Train tickets from Venice to Milan Central Station can start from as little as €19.90 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 Venice to Milan Central Station?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Venice to Milan Central Station without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Venice to Milan Central Station. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Venice to Milan Central Station leave?

The first train from Venice to Milan Central Station leaves at 05:38. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Venice to Milan Central Station leave?

The last train from Venice to Milan Central Station leaves at 23:04. 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 Venice and Milan Central Station by train?

Trains travelling from Venice to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 152 miles (244 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan Central Station to Venice.
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 Venice to Milan Central Station for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/08/2020. 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 03/08/2020 for travel on 02/05/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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