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Milan to Venice Train Information

Trains arrive inVenice
Trains depart fromMilan
Distance245 km

Quick Guide: Trains from Milan to Venice

Average Price: $44
Trains per day: ~40
Transfers: Direct, Bologna
Average Time: 2:35
Fastest Route: 2:10
Slowest Route: 7:05

Trains from Milan to Venice: Journey Details

Trains in Italy are a convenient way to travel between cities. A number of train companies offer domestic and international train routes. Trenitalia operates trains from Milan to Venice seven days a week. Frecciabianca high-speed trains make the direct journey in around 2.5 hours, with the first departure at just after 7:00 a.m. and the last train leaving just after 8:30 p.m. There are two trains an hour during peak periods. Some Milan to Venice trains involve a transfer at Bologna.

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Milan to Venice Train Cost

Average prices for Trenitalia trains from Milan to Venice when you book in advance

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Milan to Venice Trains: General Information

Travelers in Italy can offset some of the cost of Milan to Venice train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Milan to Venice trains are run by Trenitalia.

  • autobus All Trenitalia trains are direct, depart from Milan's Centrale train station and arrive at either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train stations.

  • autobus Journey Time: The Milan to Venice train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 10 minutes to arrive in Venice.

  • autobus Most travelers book their Milan to Venice train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Milan to Venice trains decrease the further you book in advance:

  • It is 14% cheaper to purchase Milan to Venice train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Milan to Venice train costs are 36% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.


Local Time 17:04
Population 270,800
Region Veneto
Languages Italian

How expensive is Venice?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Venice costs 0.2% more than in Milan.


Prices in Venice are on average 5.1% higher than in Milan.

Public Transport

Public transport in Venice costs around 6.7% less than in Milan.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Venice is about 9.4% more expensive than in Milan.

Taking the Train from Milan

Trains from Milan to Venice depart from Milano Centrale Station, which is located in the business and government district of Milan. It is on lines MM2 and MM3 of the Metro system. ATM buses run to both Malpensa and Orio airports, across the city and out to the suburbs and surrounding areas. Night buses operate until 2:00 a.m. and taxis are located outside Centrale Station.

Getting into Venice by Train

Venice is an atmospheric and romantic city is full of water, small stone bridges, marble palaces and attractions such as St Mark's Basilica, while narrow cobbled streets radiate out from the grandeur of St Mark's Square. Trains from Milan to Venice arrive into Venice Santa Lucia Station, to the West of the historic city centre. The station is linked to the airport, hotels and attractions by water buses and water taxis, but the most traditional way to view the city is from a gondola. Water taxis can be taken to Venice Mestre Station on the mainland if local buses and land taxis are needed.