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Train Information between Brussels and Milan

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
durationAverage train duration18 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£207 (€235)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Brussels to Milan cover the 432 miles (697 km) long journey taking on average 18 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £174, but the average price of train tickets is £207. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train companies

Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains between Brussels and Milan

Travel from Brussels to Milan from £174 with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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Deutsche Bahn

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Milan with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Thalys tickets between Brussels and Milan are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Thalys between Brussels and Milan all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 432 miles (697 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Brussels to Milan routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Brussels to Milan train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Milan with Thalys!

    Thalys has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Brussels and Milan:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Thalys trains from Brussels to Milan

    The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

    Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Brussels to Milan on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

    By booking your train from Brussels to Milan with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


    More information: Trains in France
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    Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

    The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

    When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Brussels to Milan
    Travel by train to Milan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Milan.
    FAQs
    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Brussels to Milan?

    Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Milan from Brussels restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Brussels?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

    The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Brussels and Milan closer to your date of departure here.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Belgium from Milan, Italy?

    Return travel from Italy to Belgium is: Fully open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Brussels from Milan?

    Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Milan?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

    What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

    The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 20/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Milan.

    What is the price of the cheapest train to Milan from Brussels?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Milan from Brussels for the next 7 days starting from £174  one way.
    What is the average price of train tickets from Brussels to Milan?
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Milan train to cost on average £207  one way.
    How far is it from Brussels to Milan by train?
    The Brussels to Milan train distance is approximately 432 miles (697 km).
    How long is the train from Brussels to Milan?
    On average the Brussels to Milan train time is 18 h 54 min  covering the 432 miles (697 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    Which train station in Brussels goes to Milan? Which train station do I come into Milan from Brussels?

    When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When arriving in Milan, you can end your route in train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

    Omio customers book a train from Bruxelles-Midi   to Milano Centrale   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the train station in Brussels? Where is the train station in Milan?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Milano Centrale and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Milan.

    Which train companies can take me to Milan from Brussels?
    For the trip from Brussels to Milan you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Brussels to Milan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services per day are there to Milan from Brussels?
    The average number of trains departing Brussels for Milan is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Brussels to Milan? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train departing from Brussels to Milan leaves at 05: 17. The last train departing from Brussels to Milan leaves at 19: 56. You can find the latest Brussels to Milan train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I book train tickets between Brussels and Milan to score the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket to Milan from Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £207 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Milan from Brussels are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Brussels
    Milan
    Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Milan.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
    Metro lines: 1, 5