The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Milan to La Spezia is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 52 m
3 h 14 m
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It's difficult to get from Milan to La Spezia without transferring at least once.
|Distance||99 miles (159 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||$22 (€19)|
|Train frequency||13 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 9 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Intercity, Frecciarossa, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Thello, Frecciargento, Regionale or Trenitalia|
Trains from Milan to La Spezia cover the 99 miles (159 km) long route taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Frecciarossa, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Thello, Frecciargento, Regionale or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $22 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in La Spezia Centrale.
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There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 99 miles (159 km) between Milan and La Spezia on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
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Milan to La Spezia train information with Frecciarossa:
There are nearly 330 different options for trains from Milan to La Spezia that operate each week. The journey commences inland—and in the far northwestern part of Italy—then it completes about 139 miles (224 km) due southeast, in the northern edge of Italy’s western coast. The journey can take travelers anywhere from roughly 3h 8min to just under 6h.
Each week nearly 330 La Spezia-bound trains depart from Milan. The schedule accommodates a large number of daily services, including roughly around 60 routes Tuesdays through Fridays, then anywhere between about 22 and 35 daily trains Saturdays through Mondays. During the window of operation, with so many available routes, passengers will find that most hours provide several train options. Typically, the first departure each day is around 5:00 a.m.; final departure times vary, but is usually before roughly 9:10 p.m.
There are a number of factors that dictate the duration of the trains from Milan to La Spezia. The train types that operate the route are typically either regional, intercity, or a combination of both; however, there is a broad number transfer locations, and transfers can occur once or even twice along the journey, the durations vary. These variants mean that the journey at its quickest can take about 3h 8min and; at its slowest, the journey can take about 6h 58min.
Departure Train station: La Spezia-bound trains depart Milan from several stations: Centrale, Rogoredo, Porta Garibaldi, Greco Pirelli and Lambrate. All stations can be accessed from the city center via taxi, but there are multiple alternative transportation options, too. For instance, to get to Centrale, there are the 92 and 91 buses, and the M3 and M2 metro lines. For Rogoredo, there’s the NM3 bus and M3 metro line. Porta Garibaldi is on city train lines R28, R16, R17 and R22, in addition to the 92 and 90 buses, as well as the city’s M2 metro line. Greco Pirelli is accessible from the 90, 91 and NM1 buses, and the M1 metro line. Finally, to get to Lambrate, passengers can grab the 54 bus, or the M2 or M3 metro lines. All stations have ticketing areas, restrooms and nearby access to public transportation.
Arrival Train station: The trains from Milan to La Spezia arrive at either Migliarina or Centrale. Migliarina is about 1.8 miles (3 km) from the city center. To get downtown from here, travelers can grab a 7min cab or a roughly 15min ride on the 11, C, P or SC buses. To the city center from Centrale is about .8 miles (1.3 km), which is about 7min by cab and about 4min on either the C, L, S or SC buses. At both stations there are ticketing areas and restrooms.
There is only one company that operates trains from Milan to La Spezia, and that’s Trenitalia. The services offered by Trenitalia vary, with some options offering direct services and others requiring one or two transfers. What’s more, the transfer options may operate all legs of the journey on either one train type or on multiple. Typically, travelers will have a small number of train types from which to choose. A vast majority of the services on the schedule do include a change, so passengers will want to carefully review the stops indicated, since there are several different stations at which trains may stop along the trip.
There are almost 330 weekly trains from Milan to La Spezia that are operated by Trenitalia. Each day of the week has a range of service options; specifically, on Tuesdays through Fridays there are more than 60 choices, while at the weekends and on Mondays the schedule is reduced to between 22 and 35 daily options. Typically, the first option departs around 5:00 a.m., then the final departure is usually around 9:10 p.m. There are two days a week when the final departure is earlier—either at about 7:05 p.m. or 8:50 p.m. During operating hours, there are widely varying service options. Routes can run between about 3h 8min and about 6h 58min—the duration variance is attributable to the transfers. A vast majority of the routes do include at least one change.
On the intercity and regional Trenitalia trains there is only one ticket class option, which is 2nd class. That said, the availability of wi-fi may vary on the trains, with some intercity trains providing the amenity. Regardless of the train type selected for the journey, there is ample luggage room for all travers. Upon boarding, passengers are asked to safely stow their luggage in a way that doesn’t inhibit the comfort of other customers. This includes folded or disassembled bicycles that passengers bring on board. These bikes must be placed in an appropriate container and stowed away. To note: There are a few specially-marked regional trains that can accommodate full-sized bicycles. The allowances are similar for pets. Passengers can bring a small pet on board for free, but the pet must remain in a container for the duration of the trip. Larger pets can travel on the train for a small fee. The fee is waived for animals traveling in a service capacity. Along with free travel for guide dogs, there are additional support services available to travelers with limited mobility and these are facilitated by Sale Blue of RFI.
There are a handful of ways that passengers can secure reduced ticket prices for trains from Milan to La Spezia. Specifically, intercity trains are usually less expensive, as is the final train of the day. Additionally, when there are routes that are a combination of intercity and regional train lines, these options tend to be more economical. Travelers who are happy for a basic fare will find that the super economy fares come at the lowest cost—this is because they are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. For those who have a clear sense of their travel itinerary, another great way to secure a reduced price is to book the ticket in advance of the journey, as prices may increase for day-of purchases.
When departing from Milan, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Milano Centrale, Milano Porta Garibaldi and Milano Rogoredo. When arriving in La Spezia, you can end your trip in train stations like La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia Migliarina and La Spezia Marittima.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at La Spezia Centrale, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.
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