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Overview: Train from Manchester to Milan

distanceDistance751 miles (1212 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Milan cover the 751 miles (1212 km) long route taking on average 23 h 45 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Milan, Italy if I'm coming from Manchester, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Milan, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When travelling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Manchester and Milan before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Italy by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Milan to Manchester is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Italy?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Milan?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 21/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Milan to Manchester train here.

What is the distance from Manchester to Milan by train?

The train distance from Manchester to Milan is around 751 miles (1212 km).

How many hours does it take from Manchester to Milan by train?

On average the train from Manchester to Milan duration is 23 h 45 min  for the 751 miles (1212 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Manchester to Milan do I depart from? Which Milan train station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Manchester train stations to Milan you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. 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 Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Milano Centrale.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Milano Centrale, located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Manchester to Milan?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Milan is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Milan
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Milan.
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