The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Milan to La Spezia will cost around $ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.
This is the last train of the day.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
3 h 18 m
5 h 3 m
Trains per day
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||$23 (€19)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Intercity, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia, Regionale Veloce or Regionale|
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, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia, Regionale Veloce or Regionale. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in La Spezia Centrale.
Buy your official Trenitalia train tickets to La Spezia from Milan from $20 (€17) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.
Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.
Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Milan to La Spezia, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 99 miles (159 km) long train trip. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Milan to La Spezia journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes between Milan and La Spezia, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.
Milan to La Spezia train information with Trenitalia:
When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets from Milan to La Spezia don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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.
There are a few train stations in Milan to start your trip from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. In La Spezia you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia Migliarina and La Spezia Marittima.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in La Spezia Centrale.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at La Spezia Centrale and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city center in La Spezia.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need