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Train Information to Varenna from Milan

distanceDistance38 miles (61 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$8 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRegionale, Trenord or Trenitalia

Trains from Milan to Varenna cover the 38 miles (61 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 4 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Trenord or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Varenna-esino.

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Travel with Trenitalia from Milan to Varenna

Find the best trains between Milan and Varenna with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia from $8 (€7). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia tickets from Milan to Varenna are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Trenitalia from Milan to Varenna all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Trenitalia train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 38 miles (61 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Trenitalia train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Milan to Varenna routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Trenitalia Milan to Varenna train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Trenitalia train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Varenna with Trenitalia!

    When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets between Milan and Varenna don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • 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: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Trains from Milan to Varenna

    To get from chic Milan to stunning Varenna on Lake Como by train is an easy, inexpensive ride of about an hour. Most trains are direct, with anywhere from around a half-dozen to 16 options offered throughout the day. The train from Milan to Varenna is a popular option both with day trippers and travelers embarking on a longer vacation or tour of the Lake Como region.

    Milan to Varenna Train Time: Daily Departures

    Particularly in the  busier summer months, the train from Milan to Varenna runs pretty much every hour, with the earliest departure taking off around 6:30 a.m. and the latest heading to Lake Como around 9:30 p.m. Passengers are advised to always check their travel dates for exact times, of course, but in general, trains are spaced more or less throughout the day, offering plenty of flexibility in terms of planning a Lake Como getaway. 

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

    The direct train from Milan to Varenna, which accounts for most of the routes, usually takes an hour but can have a duration up to one and half hours. These connections all leave from the train station Milan Centrale. However, it's also possible to depart from Milan Porta Garibaldi. The journey from this station has one connection and typically takes two hours. 

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

    Departure train stations: From Milan, the majority of trains to Varenna depart from Milan Centrale, which as its name suggests, is located in central Milan. Using the iconic Duomo right in the middle of the historic city center as a point of reference, the distance between the station and the heart of the city center is just under two miles (three km) on foot or less than ten minutes via the Metro. The massive, historic station offers shopping, food, passenger lounges, toilets, ticket counters, and Sala Blu, which offers station assistance for passengers with limited mobility. From Milan Porta Garibaldi, it's a one and a haf mile (two and a half km) walk to the Duomo and a little over 15 minutes via public transportation. This station is also accessible for passengers with limited mobility.

    Arrival train station: The Varenna-Esino station is less than half a mile (one km) from the town center and the ferry port, where many passengers continue on to other destinations around Lake Como. Do keep in mind that this is a very basic station with no ticket machines; however, there is an on-site cafe and the station's platforms are wheelchair accessible. 

    Which train companies travel from Milan to Varenna?

    All trains from Milan to Varenna are operated by Trenitalia, which is Italy's main train service provider. Trenitalia's parent company is owned by the Italian government. 

    Trenitalia Milan to Varenna

    Taking the Trenitalia train from Milan to Varenna usually takes around an hour and is a direct connection. The journey can, however, take up to two hours and include one transfer. Either way, the journey will be conducted on one of the company's regional trains. Throughout the rest of Italy, Trenitalia also operates long-distance and high-speed trains and offers international train service to several other countries in the EU. 

    Milan to Varenna Trains: Services on Board

    When planning a trip by train from Milan to Varenna, expect to travel in second class, with no seat reservations. The trains run by Trenitalia on this route are their Regionale trains, only some of which have been updated to include accessible seating and alighting. It's best to check with Trenitalia directly before traveling to ensure all individual passenger needs can be met. Pets are allowed on board. Small dogs, cats, and other animals must travel in a closed bag intended for animal transportation, while larger dogs must be leashed and muzzled. Be sure to buy a ticket for your pet when you buy your own. Guide dogs for the blind, however, travel free of charge on all trains. There are no explicit luggage limits on Trenitalia's Regionale trains, but storage space is usually limited to racks above the seats. 

    How to find cheap tickets from Milan to Varenna

    Buying a ticket for a train from Milan to Varenna can be done at any time, with little to no difference in the fare. Furthermore, trains are typically consistently priced throughout the day. ​Of course, during peak times like summer travel, it's never a bad idea to plan ahead and buy tickets in advance as this can help passengers save. Otherwise, it is a good idea to check dates either side of the intended travel date to see if a cheaper option is available.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap train tickets to Varenna from Milan cost?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Varenna from Milan for the next 7 days starting from $8 (€7)  one way.
    How much is the train from Milan to Varenna on average?
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milan to Varenna train to cost on average $8 (€7)  one way.
    What is the distance between Milan and Varenna by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Milan to Varenna by train to be approximately 38 miles (61 km).
    How long is the train ride between Milan and Varenna?
    On average the Milan to Varenna train travel time is 1 h 4 min  for the 38 miles (61 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What train station in Milan goes to Varenna? What train station do I come into Varenna from Milan?

    Omio customers book a train from Milano Centrale   to Varenna-esino   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the Milan train station located? Where is the Varenna train station located?

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

    Passengers arriving in Varenna most often arrive at Varenna-esino and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

    Which train providers can get me from Milan to Varenna?
    For the route from Milan to Varenna you can take a train with Regionale, Trenord or Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Milan to Varenna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services per day are there to Varenna from Milan?
    The average number of trains departing Milan for Varenna is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Milan to Varenna?
    You can take the first train from Milan to Varenna at 6: 20 AM. The last train from Milan to Varenna that you can take departs at 7: 20 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Milan to Varenna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Milan to Varenna to get the best deals?
    You can find trains from Milan to Varenna to cost on average $8 (€7) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Milan to Varenna train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Milan
    Milano Centrale
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
    Milano Porta Garibaldi
    Amenities