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Overview: Train from Brussels to Milan

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
durationAverage train duration18 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£222 (€250)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Brussels to Milan cover the 432 miles (697 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £191, but the average price of train tickets is £222. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Brussels to Milan

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Brussels and Milan from £191. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Brussels to Milan. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £191


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.


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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

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

Can I enter Italy from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Milan from Brussels as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Brussels, Belgium from Milan is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Brussels from Milan restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Milan from Brussels to cost as little as £191  in the next 7 days.
The Brussels to Milan train ticket price is on average £222  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The train distance from Brussels to Milan is around 432 miles (697 km).
While the time it takes to travel 432 miles (697 km) from Brussels to Milan can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brussels to Milan is on average 18 h 59 min.

Some of the Brussels train stations to Milan you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Milan include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Milano Centrale.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Brussels.

The most popular arrival train station, Milano Centrale, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city centre of Milan.

Take the Brussels to Milan train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Milan from Brussels as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Brussels to Milan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Brussels to Milan train departs at 18: 55   and the last train from Brussels to Milan leaves at 19: 56. Check out the most up-to-date Brussels to Milan train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Milan from Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £222 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Brussels to Milan a few months in advance.

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.
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ParkingParking
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+32 25282828
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Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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