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 Modena will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 18.
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1 h 38 m
1 h 58 m
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Of the 57 train that leave Milan for Modena every day 28 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 164 km distance in an average of 1 h 58 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 38 m .
The slowest train will take 2 h 56 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:|
2 hours 56 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$17|
|Trains depart from:||Milan|
|Trains arrive in:||Modena|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce|
Milan-Modena train runs are very frequent and well distributed during the time slots. There is, in fact, about one carrier every hour but when departures have a greater concentration you have a train every 15 minutes. The first departure is just before 06:00 and the last at about 22:00. Both direct and one-shift journeys are scheduled. Trains depart from Milano Centrale station (except for a few runs from Milano Rogoredo station) and arrive in Modena centre.
The route is operated by both the railway company Trenitalia and Italo. Trenitalia operates with Intercity, Regionali Veloci and Frecce: the Frecciabianca and Frecciarossa trains are numerous. The latter, together with Italo's trains, offer the greatest comfort and shortest travel times compared to Intercity and Regionals.
Milan and Modena are connected by high-speed trains and traditional routes. From Milano Centrale and, with a frequency of about two trips a day, from Milano Rogoredo, both the Frecciabianca and the Italo trains depart and reach Modena Central Station with a journey of 1 hour and 40 minutes. Trenitalia's Intercity trains have a longer journey time: 2 hours and 15 minutes. For commuters, the first train journey to Milan Modena starts at 05.15 (Intercity) or 05.50 (Frecciabianca), with the arrival around 07:00.
The route is very used, so departures are very frequent: every day, holidays and weekdays, about 40 trains depart. On Mondays, travel options are even more numerous and Milan-Modena trains are available every 15 minutes. Direct trains are from 18 to 20 every day.
Milan railway station: the central station is structured on different levels and is connected by escalators to the subway (lines M2 and M3). Trams 5 and 9, buses 42 and 60 and trolley buses 90, 91 and 92 stop in Piazza Duca d'Aosta. The airport has shops, automatic ticketing machines, fast food outlets and bars. Rogoredo has a car park with places for the disabled, accessible toilets and ticket office.
Modena railway station: it is close to the centre and can be reached on foot or by bus no. 7. The docks have an underpass that connects them to each other and covered shelters. For passengers there are shops, bars and ticket offices, as well as a waiting room.