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Train Information to Sierre from Milan

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia

Trains from Milan to Sierre cover the 97 miles (157 km) long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $31 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $40 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Sierre/Siders.

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Train between Milan and Sierre with Trenitalia

You can travel by train from Milan to Sierre with Trenitalia for as low as $31 (€26). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.


Find the perfect train between Milan and Sierre with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance between Milan and Sierre by train is 97 miles (157 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $31 (€26). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule from Milan to Sierre, compare the best prices for the journey and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Milan and Sierre are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here:
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here:
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: Or in Italian here:

Trains from Milan to Sierre

It’s easy to travel from Milan to Sierre, Switzerland when you travel by train. The 97-mile (157 km) trip takes between about 2h 30min and 5h 45min, depending on the type of train you catch and the length of the layovers when you transfer trains. Departures are scheduled about every 2h, with about ten trains departing to Milan every day.


Milan to Sierre Train Time: Daily Departures

About ten trains from Milan to Sierre depart every day, including weekends and holidays. Departures start at about 07:20 a.m., with trains leaving Milan almost every 2h until about 09:45 p.m. A few additional trains are scheduled in the morning rush hour, between about 07:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.


How long is the journey by train from Milan to Sierre?

Traveling from Milan to Sierre by train takes as little as about 2h 29min on one of the EuroCity trains, which only require one transfer of trains along the route. Trips on the Regional trains take a bit longer, lasting between about 3h 41min and 5h 41min, depending on the length of the transfers. Passengers will need to change trains twice when traveling on a Regional train. The Regional Express trains require 3 transfers, and take around 5h 39min to travel from Milan to Sierre.


What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milan to Sierre?

Departure train station: All of the Milan to Sierre trains depart from Milan’s Central Railway Station, located about 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the Duomo di Milano in the city’s center. It takes less than 10min to get from Duomo to Central Station using the M3 (Yellow) Metro line. Central Station is Italy’s second-largest railway station and features shops, bars and restaurants, VIP lounges, grocery markets and a tourist information counter in addition to the regular railway facilities such as luggage storage, ticket counters, restrooms, Wi-Fi access and waiting areas. Buses and taxis stop at the plaza outside the station, and the M2 (Green) and M3 (Yellow) Metro trains stop at the Metro station that is connected to the railway station.

Arrival train station: When traveling from Milan to Sierre by train, you’ll arrive at the Sierre railway station. The station has a number of amenities such as ticket counters, a restaurant and bakery, some small shops, luggage storage, restrooms and free Wi-Fi. The station is centrally located at the southern edge of the city center, and it’s easy to walk to just about anywhere in the city center from the station. Travelers who will be going to the Sierre shopping center area, located about 1.3 miles (2.2 km) southwest of the station, can take the #411 and #1 buses and arrive at the shopping center in about 18min.


Which train companies travel from Milan to Sierre?

Swiss Railways is the train company that travels from Milan to Sierre. Swiss Railways is also known as SBB CFF FFS, with the letters standing for the company’s name in German, French and Italian, or simply SBB. SBB has one of the best reputations for service and safety among the European railway companies. SBB operates 3 types of trains on this route. The Regional trains, noted on the schedules with an "R", stop at all local towns along the route. The Regional Express train, noted on the schedules with an "RE", connect local towns and larger cities across a broader region. The EuroCity trains, noted on the schedules with an "EC", connect major European cities, including Milan, to major cities in Switzerland such as Basel, Geneva and Zurich.


Swiss Railways trains from Milan to Sierre

The fastest trains that travel between Milan and Sierre are the EuroCity (EC) trains, which reach Sierre in about 2.5h. The EC trains run twice daily, around 07:20 a.m. and 01:05 p.m., and only require one transfer along the way. The Regional Express (RE) trains run twice daily in the mornings, and complete the journey to Sierre in about 5h 39min with three transfers. The Regional (R) trains from Milan to Sierre offer the most frequent service, with about 6 trains departing almost every 2h throughout the day. These trains require two transfers and take between 3h 41min and 5h 41 to reach their destination.


Trains from Milan to Sierre: Services on Board

Swiss Railways (SBB) offers First- and Second-class service levels on all of its trains. Regardless of the class in which you’re traveling, you will find the cars equipped with comfortable seating and restrooms. Most trains have some sort of food and beverage service, whether it is a light snack or a full bistro car. Many of the EuroCity trains offer free Wi-Fi on board. Passengers traveling with a canine companion can purchase a special-fare pet ticket if the pet will be travel outside of a crate on a leash. Small dogs, up to 11.8 in (30 cm) from the shoulders to the floor, may travel for free if they are kept in a travel crate or basket for the duration of the trip. SBB has no fees or limits for baggage as long as it fits in the overhead bins, under the seats or in the designated luggage areas in the train cars. Passengers may bring bikes on board all SBB trains at no charge, as long as they are folded and packed in a bag that can be stored in the train’s luggage area. Assembled bikes are allowed on some of the trains for a fee, and some trains require a reservation for assembled bikes. Services are available for passengers with disabilities, including reserved wheelchair seating and accessible restrooms on most trains. Passengers can call SBB when making their reservation or before their trip to ensure the proper accommodations are in place for their trip.


How to find cheap train tickets from Milan to Sierre?

There are many ways to score cheap trains from Milan to Sierre when traveling with Swiss Railways (SBB). If you can book your ticket several weeks in advance, you might be able to find a low-fare supersaver ticket for your route. If your travel days and times are flexible, you may be able to take advantage of promotions that are available for certain travel days and times. SBB offers a variety of travel discounts, including discounts for young children, students and families, and children under 5 years travel for free. If you’ll be staying in Switzerland for an extended vacation, you might consider purchasing one of the many pass packages that are available. Experienced travelers know that slower train routes are usually cheaper than the high-speed train routes that have fewer stops along the way.

Travel Tips

Trains from Milan to Sierre
Travel by train to Sierre easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milan to Sierre.
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Sierre from Milan?

Travel between Milan, Italy and Sierre, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Sierre, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Milan and Sierre before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Sierre, Switzerland to Milan, Italy?

The restriction level for your return train to Milan, Italy from Sierre is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Milan from Sierre restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Sierre?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Sierre closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Milan to Sierre cost?
Train tickets between Milan and Sierre for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $31 (€26)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Sierre from Milan?
The train price to Sierre from Milan is on average $40 (€33)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Sierre from Milan by train?
The distance from Milan to Sierre by train is approximately 97 miles (157 km).
How long is the train ride between Milan and Sierre?
On average the Milan to Sierre train travel time is 2 h 5 min  for the 97 miles (157 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Milan goes to Sierre? What train station do I come into Sierre from Milan?

Some of the Milan train stations to Sierre you can start your journey from include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Sierre include Sierre/Siders, Sierre/Siders SMC and Sierre, Bois-de-Finges.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Sierre/Siders.

Where is the departure train station in Milan located? Where is the arrival train station in Sierre located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Sierre/Siders and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Sierre.

What train providers go from Milan to Sierre?
For the route from Milan to Sierre you can take a train with Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Sierre from Milan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Milan and Sierre?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Milan to Sierre. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Milan to Sierre? What time is the last train from Milan to Sierre?
You can take the first train from Milan to Sierre at 6: 20 AM. The last train from Milan to Sierre that you can take departs at 6: 20 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Milan to Sierre schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Sierre from Milan for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Milan and Sierre within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Milan to Sierre a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Milan for your trip to Sierre.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transit options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transit options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8

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