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2 h 6 m
2 h 57 m
Trains per day
Of the 45 trains that leave Venice for Milan every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||151 miles (244 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||£18 (€20)|
|Train frequency||15 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Intercity, Trenitalia, Regionale, Italo or Regionale Veloce|
Trains from Venice to Milan cover the 151 miles (244 km) long route taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Intercity, Trenitalia, Regionale, Italo or Regionale Veloce. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £18, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Milano Centrale.
For as little as £18 you can travel by train between Venice and Milan with Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Italo. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
Enjoy the train ride to Milan from Venice with Trenitalia, Italy’s main operator of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.
Trenitalia tickets from Venice to Milan are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train between Venice and Milan, you can expect to travel 151 miles (244 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Venice to Milan journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include toilets, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.
Venice to Milan train information with Italo:
Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel to Milan from Venice? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train from Venice to Milan with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Venice to Milan journey. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa timetables and tickets to cover the 151 miles (244 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this trip. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.
All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travellers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!
Frecciarossa from Venice to Milan train information:
If you're looking at taking a train from Venice to Milan, you'll be glad to know this is a popular route with many travellers and there are numerous routes operating every day. Your departure station will either be Venice Santa Lucia or Venice Mestre and your arrival station will be either Milan Centrale, Milan Porta Garibaldi, Milan Lombrate, or Milan Rogoredo. The most common arrival station is Milan Centrale. The majority of the direct trains travel from Venice Santa Lucia to Milan Centrale and these trips will take close to 2h 30min. Trains start running as early as 06:00 a.m. each morning and run well into the evening.
Thanks to the popularity of this route for visitors and locals alike, you'll find numerous trains operating a variety of routes between these destinations every day. If you're taking a train operated by Italo, the high_speed train company, expect your journey to be a direct trip from either Venice Mestre or Venice Santa Lucia to Milan Centrale. You'll find six of these trains operating daily starting as early as 06:00 a.m. If you're travelling on a Trenitalia train, you'll be glad to know there are an even wider range of options here. You can travel on these routes throughout the day between any of the stations and with the choice of changeovers or not. Trenitalia trains start around 06:10 a.m. each morning and run a couple of times an hour until around 20:10 p.m. There are around 35 Trenitalia trains every day.
Your travel time for a train ride from Venice to Milan depends mostly on the route you choose to take, the type of train, and whether there are changeovers or not en route. The two quickest options are both high_speed trains running from Venice Mestre to Milan Centrale, which take between 2h 05min and 2h 20min. The next quickest are high_speed trains running from Venice Santa Lucia to Milan Centrale without changeovers that'll take Just under 2h 30min. If you hop on a Trenitalia high_speed train between stations with changeovers along the way, expect a travel time around 3h, while the regional trains by Trenitalia for these same routes will usually take between 3h 30min and 5h depending on the length of the stopover.
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Departure train station: When taking a train from Venice to Milan, you'll have the choice of two departure stations in Venice. Santa Lucia is the more popular and is the main station serving Venice itself. The other option is Venice Mestre, which is a smaller station located on the mainland rather than in Venice itself. Venice Santa Lucia station is close to the centre of the city, about a 20_minute walk from Ri
Abbaye d'Abbeville. Source: Shutterstocko Bridge and just under 30min walk away from Piazza San Marco. The station is home to a variety of amenities including ATMs, luggage storage facilities, a first_class lounge, and an open_plan cafe food court serving a variety of dishes.
Arrival train station: When making your way to Milan, you'll have the choice of four arrival stations, though Milan Centrale is the most popular by far. Centrale is also the main station in Milan. The other options are Milan Porta Garibaldi, Milan Rogoredo, and Milan Lambrate, though there are only a couple of trips to these stations in a day. Milan Centrale is the largest railway station in Europe and is located a short walk away from the city centre, easily accessible via train and taxi. You'll find a variety of shops and restaurants on the platform level of the station, as well as an information office and accessible toilets. You'll find more shops and restaurants on the lowest level and mezzanine level of the station, as well as luggage services, a post office, and more shops and restaurants on the ground level.
If you're looking for train companies travelling between Venice and Milan, you'll find two providers operating these routes. The first, and less frequent of the two, is Italo. Italo offers high_speed trains from Venice to Milan that typically travel from Santa Lucia station to Milan Centrale. Trenitalia is the other operator providing trains for this route. Trenitalia has four train offerings. The Frecciarossa, the Frecciargento, the Interctiy, and the Regionale. The first two are the main high_speed trains, while the other two are slower, more comfortable intercity liners. Trains with no changeovers along the way are usually the high_speed offerings while the other trains with stopovers are usually the intercity options.
Trenitalia offers four types of trains when travelling from Venice to Milan. If you're on a direct train from Venice Santa Lucia to Milan Centrale without changeovers en route, you'll likely be on one of the high_speed trains operated by Trenitalia. these trips will take between 2h 05min and 2h 30min depending on the route. If you're travelling on a train with stopovers en route, you'll likely be on one of the intercity options available. These trips can take anywhere between 3h 30min and 5h depending on how long the changeovers are.
Italo offers the less frequent train routes from Venice to Milan, usually only six or so trains per day. These are all high_speed train offerings that'll get you from Venice to Milan in under 2h 30min and usually don't have any stopovers along the way.
When travelling these routes, you'll have the option of first and second_class tickets. Bear in mind you won't get an additional travel allowance with first_class tickets but you will have more legroom, more comfortable seating, charging points for your devices, a folding table, and access to snacks and beverages if they're on board. You'll be allowed to travel with up to two small pets but they must be restrained in a suitable pet carrier for the duration of the trip. If you're hoping to take a bicycle, you shouldn't have a problem with a foldable bike, but you'll need to call ahead and book a space for non_foldable bikes. All train providers offer assistance to those travelling with disabilities, though you're requested to contact them 48h in advance to arrange the help you need.
Due to the distance covered and the arrival times of trains travelling these routes, you won't have access to night trains when travelling from Venice to Milan. The last train that leaves every evening departs around 08:10 p.m. each evening and will arrive before midnight in Milan.
Unless you're prepared to walk or ride a bicycle between these two destinations, travelling by train is the most sustainable and eco_friendly means of travel. Trains emit close to 70% less carbon than cars or planes. If you were to travel this same route with a car, the CO2 emissions would be almost three times as much, and around four times as much if you travelled by plane. Trains also offer more efficient use of space and less noise pollution.
There are a number of ways to ensure you get the cheapest tickets available for your travel between Venice and Milan. The Omio Magazine offers travellers tips on how to travel efficiently. Omio offers a platform where you'll receive up_to_date consolidated information from numerous online sources that'll allow you to filter according to your needs, including by price. Avoid booking tickets over a weekend as these are usually more expensive than travel during the week. You can also take advantage of different deals on different days if you search with flexible dates. Lastly, try to book tickets as early as possible. The closer you get to your departure date, the more expensive the tickets become.
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Milan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy and a global capital of design and fashion. Milan offers visitors an incredible mix of modern skyscrapers, historical architecture, bustling nightlife, and plenty of Italian flair. There are a variety of not_to_miss things in the city, including:
When departing from Venice, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. 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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5.6 miles (9.1 km) from the city centre of Venice.
The most popular arrival train station, Milano Centrale, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city centre of Milan.
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