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Take the train from Vienna to Milan in 9 hours 38 minutes

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

You can expect the journey from Vienna to Milan by train to take around 11 hours 27 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 9 hours 38 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 29 trains per day running on this route, which spans 389 miles (625 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Milan. ÖBB 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 Vienna to Milan start from €29.90 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!

Vienna to Milan by train

It takes an average of 11h 27m to travel from Vienna to Milan by train, over a distance of around 389 miles (625 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Vienna to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €29.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 38m
PriceFrom €29.90
Distance389 miles (625 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
First train05:37
Last train23:35
Departure stationVienna
Arrival stationMilan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus

Vienna to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vienna to Milan for Tuesday 6th December 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:37 19:15 10h 38m, 3 changes
08:37 19:50 11h 13m, 1 change
09:02 19:15 10h 13m, 4 changes
09:02 19:45 10h 43m, 2 changes
09:17 19:15 9h 58m, 5 changes
09:17 19:45 10h 28m, 3 changes
10:37 21:26 10h 49m, 3 changes
10:37 21:50 11h 13m, 2 changes
11:37 22:26 10h 49m, 2 changes
12:37 05:13 16h 36m, 3 changes

ÖBB trains from Vienna to Milan

You can travel from Vienna to Milan on ÖBB 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.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Milan

The price of train tickets from Vienna to Milan starts at €29.90 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 Vienna 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 Vienna 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 Vienna to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Vienna and Milan is 11 hours and 27 minutes, with around 29 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 Vienna and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Vienna to Milan is 9 hours and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Vienna to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from Vienna to Milan can start from as little as €29.90 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 Vienna to Milan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Vienna to Milan without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Vienna 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 Vienna to Milan leave?

The first train from Vienna to Milan leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Vienna to Milan leaves at 23:35. 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 Vienna and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Vienna to Milan cover a distance of around 389 miles (625 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Vienna. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Vienna to Milan.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vienna to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 12/06/2022 for travel on 12/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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