|Distance||97 miles (156 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||$25 (€20)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
Trains from Milan to Manarola cover the 97 miles (156 km) long route taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like Intercity. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $25 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Manarola.
With so many options for your trip from Milan to Manarola, you’ll be enjoying this Mediterranean coastal town in no time! Trains from Milan leave every day of the week for Manarola, with most heading south and connecting at Genoa Piazza Principe before following the coast on to Manarola. You can book trains departing from one of three stations in Milan (Centrale, Rogoredo, or Porto Garibaldi), with the first departures each day leaving as early as about 5 a.m. and the final trains heading to Manarola around 9 p.m.
More than a dozen trains depart Milan each day for Manarola, sometimes even more than one per hour during peak travel times. Travelers to Manarola have a choice of departure times, with the first trains pulling out of the station in Milan around 5 a.m. (a little later on Wednesdays). The last train for Manarola leaves Milan just about 9 p.m. each evening. These departures will generally include connections at Genoa Piazza Principe and sometimes a secondary stop at Sestri Levante before arriving in Manarola.
Your total travel time from Milan to Manarola will vary depending on the connections your chosen itinerary includes on the 171-mile (275 km) journey south. To give an example, you could leave Milano Centrale station at about 8:30 a.m. on a Wednesday and arrive at Manarola just about 7h later, having stopped only once at Genoa Piazza Principe. On the other hand, your route might leave from the same station on the same day, this time at about 6 p.m., and arrive only about 3h 30min later, with one stop at Sestri Levante along the way.
Departure train station: Milan Centrale is the main train station for the city and is located on the northern edge of the city center in the Piazza Duca d’Aosta. Easily reached by the Metro or the ATMtrams, this station offers travelers a supermarket, lost luggage office, and the typical dining and shopping options, in addition to a few ATM machines. About a 20-min walk from the city center sits the Milano Porta Garibaldi train station, known for its iconic sky lights and commercial area. Positioned in the Piazza Sigmund Freud, this station features a pharmacy, market, and restaurants which can be enjoyed by travelers before making their way to Manarola. The M2 Metro line connects this station to Milano Centrale. Lastly, the Milano Rogoredo station lies to the south of the city center on the Via Giovani Battista Cassinis. A small transit station, Rogoredo can be reached from the city center in about 10min on the subway’s Line 3.
Arrival train station: Manarola’s train station is relatively small, with only two tracks, but is perfectly located for travelers seeking to visit this beautiful sea-side town. There are public restrooms for travelers to use as well as an information desk. To reach the city center, simply use the well-lit tunnel for the brief walk from the station to downtown.
The Italian Railways Company provides rail service to Manarola by way of its subsidiary Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers inter-city services from Milan to Manarola seven days a week, with more than a dozen departures each day beginning as early as about 5 a.m. (the final trains to Manarola depart Milan around 9 p.m.). Trenitalia offers itineraries from Milan’s three rail stations to Manarola which include connections at Genoa Piazza Principe and sometimes also at Sestri Levante.
Trenitalia does not place a restriction on passenger luggage weight or size when traveling to Manarola, asking only that baggage not block the aisles. Additionally, on its national routes, Trenitalia welcomes passengers to bring their bicycles on board free of charge, so long as the bikes are neatly folded or disassembled and stowed in travel bags. Small pets are also welcome on Trenitalia trains, as long as they remain within their traveling containers throughout the journey. Special assistance for those travelers who have reduced mobility is offered at most stations used by Trenitalia by the Rette Ferroviaria Italiana, such as help with boarding and deboarding the trains.
Services on Trenitalia’s trains from Milan to Manarola include second-class seating, which features "plenty" of storage space, cloth armchairs, and of course bistro dining options. Fare options include Super Economy, which does not allow exchanges or refunds, and Economy, which allows one change up to the time of departure. Base fares are also available, which are fully exchangeable and refundable. Trenitalia offers travelers a choice between paper and electronic tickets, regardless of fare level. If you choose to have a paper ticket issued, do remember to have your ticket validated before boarding the train in order to avoid possible fines or citations!
Like every train traveler, when you book your ticket from Milan to Manarola, you will want to know that you found the best fares at the lowest price. Seasoned travelers know that the secret to cheap train tickets lies in remembering these simple tips. First, consider the itinerary of each train. Those trains which might travel a little slower or perhaps include more connections are often the cheaper ones to book! Second, be as flexible as possible when making your plans. Compare different departure hours and even different days of the week for your trip. You may be surprised how much you can save by simply waiting a couple of hours to depart! Lastly, it’s always a good idea to book your travel early. The trick is to lock in those cheap ticket fares before the trains fill up and the prices rise! Also, by booking early, you allow yourself extra time to make any necessary changes to your travel plans without having to worry about last-minute fees. Good luck!
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Manarola.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Manarola, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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