The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Milan to Geneva will cost around $ 140 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 108.
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3 h 58 m
3 h 59 m
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Of the 2 train that leave Milan for Geneva every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 250 km distance in an average of 3 h 59 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 58 m .
The slowest train will take 4 h 1 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 7 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$61|
|Trains depart from:||Milan|
|Trains arrive in:||Geneva|
The Milan-Geneva train provides regular connections every day of the week, from Monday to Sunday. Departures are scheduled on a cyclical basis throughout the day. Direct trains, departing from Milano Centrale station to Switzerland, do not include any change. Trenitalia organises transfers with Eurocity trains.
The Trenitalia company operates the Milan-Geneva route with trains departing from Milan Central and arriving at the Swiss station of Geneva Cornavin. The trains of the Swiss national company SBB, Schweizerische BundesBahn, also transfer passengers to Geneva Cornavin, but the departure is from Riva San Vitale, Baptistery, located 50 km from Milan and Mendrisio.
The Trenitalia Milan-Geneva train takes 3 hours and 58 minutes. If you choose a train departing from Riva San Vitale, Battistero or Mendrisio, the journey time is about 7 hours and there are 1 or more changes. The first Trenitalia journey starts at around 08:23 and arrives at about 12:21, while the last leaves Milano Centrale at about 19:23 and arrives at the Geneva station around 23:23.
Every day 4 direct trains depart from the Milanese station with an interval of 4 hours from each other. The number of carriers and departure times remain constant throughout the week, including Saturday and Sunday. No night-time departures are scheduled for the Milan-Geneva train.
Milan railway station: in Milano Centrale station there are many services dedicated to travelers such as bank, pharmacy, bar and Wi-Fi. The station can be reached by the M2 and M3 underground lines and by ATM means of transport (trolley buses and buses). There are numerous external parking lots.
Geneva train station:located in the center, Geneva Cornavin station offers a variety of services to travelers, including underground parking, take-away, bars, pharmacies, shops and luggage storage. Connecting to SBB Wi-Fi is free for 60 minutes. Efficient TPG public transport runs trams, buses and trolleybuses that stop in front of the station.