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 Naples will cost around $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 70.
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Of the 57 train that leave Milan for Naples every day 50 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 658 km distance in an average of 5h 14m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 13m .
The slowest train will take 12h 21m 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:|
8 hours 5 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$46|
|Trains depart from:||Milan|
|Trains arrive in:||Naples|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Intercity Notte|
Travel between Italy's fashion capital in the north and the vibrant metropolis of the south has become a lot easier and faster since the arrival of high-speed rail connections. Direct trains from Milan to Naples now take around 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete the long trip south, with frequent daily departures offering plenty of options for vacationers or business travelers. Departure times range from very early in the morning to mid-evening.
The Italian state rail company Trenitalia offers a choice of services to Naples from Milan, including its Frecciarossa high-speed expresses and an economical slow stopping train. Private operator Italo also has daily high-speed connections to Naples.
Some Trenitalia Frecciarossa high-speed trains make the 432 mile trip south to Naples in 4 hours and 13 minutes, while most of their connections take 10 to 30 minutes longer. Most Italo high-speed services take 4 hours and 28 minutes to cover the route. The Trenitalia slow stopping services take between eight and nine hours to reach Naples from Milan.
There are two to four hourly departures from Milan to Naples daily, seven days a week. Timetables begin in the early morning with trains every twenty minutes, and continue throughout the day with trains roughly every 30 minutes until the final departure from Milan in mid-evening. The Sunday schedule is slightly less frequent, with a later first train in the morning.
Departure train station: The stylish modernist Milan Centrale station is located at the northern edge of the city center, with public transport connections on the Milan Metro and city buses. The station has a boutique shopping gallery, luggage storage service, numerous cafes, restaurants, and gourmet food stores.
Arrival train station: Located in the heart of the city, Naples Centrale station is served by Metro line 2 and Circumvesuviana local trains departing from the underground platforms at Piazza Garibaldi. Passenger facilities include left luggage lockers, gift shops, a pizzeria and fast food restaurants, car rental desks and taxi stands.