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Train Information to Milan from Salzburg

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$62 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Nightjet, Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB

Trains from Salzburg to Milan cover the 243 miles (392 km) long route taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $42 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $62 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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Salzburg to Milan with Trenitalia and ÖBB

You can travel by train between Salzburg and Milan with Trenitalia and ÖBB for as low as $42 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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Enjoy the train ride between Salzburg and Milan with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets between Salzburg and Milan are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Salzburg to Milan, you can expect to travel 243 miles (392 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Salzburg to Milan journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Salzburg and Milan:

    • 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 Salzburg to Milan

    There is 1 daily train from Salzburg to Milan, adding up to about 7 trains commuting between the 2 destinations on a daily basis. It takes approximately 9h 20min to travel this 244 miles (392 km) journey with two transfers at Innsbruck Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova train stations. Once you arrive in Rome, there is plenty of things to see and do in The Eternal City, including touring the Aventine Hill and taking memorable photos at the Spanish Steps.

    Salzburg to Milan Train Time: Daily Departures

    1 train departs for Milan from Salzburg on a daily basis. This adds up to approximately 7 weekly trains from Salzburg to Milan. There are no early morning trains from Salzburg to Milan, with the only train on this route departing from Salzburg Hbf at around 12:15 p.m. for a 9h 20min journey to arrive at Milan Centrale at around 09:35 p.m. This trip involves 2 transfers at Innsbruck Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova.

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

    As already mentioned, it takes approximately 9h 20min to travel the 244 miles (392 km) journey from Salzburg to Milan by train. The journey requires 2 transfers at Innsbruck Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova before arriving at Milan Centrale, the final destination. Deutsche Bahn (DB) operates the fastest trains in this route, taking around 9h 20min to travel from Salzburg to Milan.

     

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Salzburg to Milan?

    Departure train station: Trains from Salzburg to Milan depart from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (commonly referred to as Salzburg Hbf) railway station. Located north of Salzach River, this train station is an approximately 15min walk from the city center. You can get to the train station via trolleybus lines 3, 5, and 6. You can also connect to the train station from the surrounding areas via taxi or local buses. Amenities at the station include ticketing machines, car and bike parking, luggage storage, Wi-Fi, restaurants, and shops.

    Arrival train station: Trains from Salzburg to Milan arrive at Milan Centrale train station. This is the main railway station in Milan and one of the busiest in Europe by passenger volume. Located to the northeast of the city center, this railway station has 29 platforms labeled from left to right. You can reach the station by Metro Line M2 (green) or Metro Line M3 (yellow). Taxi services are also available to and from Milan Centrale to the city center. Amenities at this train station include a postal office, banking services, currency exchange, ATMs, cafeterias and restaurants, a bar, a pharmacy, several shops, and restrooms.

     

    Which train companies travel from Salzburg to Milan?

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) operates one daily high-speed train from Salzburg to Milan. This is German’s largest train company with a high-quality rail network making them one of the most popular passenger train operators in Europe.

    DB trains from Salzburg to Milan

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) operates one daily train from Salzburg to Milan. These high-speed trains take approximately 9h 20min to travel to Milan from Salzburg, with 2 transfers at Verona and Milan.

     

    Train Salzburg to Milan: Services on Board

    Passengers on BD trains from Salzburg to Milan can look forward to a hassle-free travel experience. All DB trains come with first and second-class cabins. If you are looking for a luxurious travel experience on DB trains, then consider purchasing a first-class ticket. Here, you will enjoy larger seats with more space and comfort. Additional amenities on first-class cabins include Wi-Fi connectivity, reading lamps, power ports, air conditioning, and folding tables. Some trains have bistro services for first-class travelers. However, if you are on a tight budget and are looking for cheap trains from Salzburg to Milan, then you are better off buying OB’s second-class tickets. Here, you will have the option of choosing between a compartment and open carriage travel. Second-class cabins come with the following amenities: fixed seats, power outlets, Wi-Fi connectivity, air conditioning, and overhead luggage compartments. All DB trains have barrier-free access services for travelers with mobility challenges. Travelers with mobility challenges as well as the elderly also enjoy discounts while traveling on DB trains. Passengers on DB trains can travel with their luggage free of charge as long as they can be stored in the racks provided at the far end of the carriages. It is important to note, however, that travelers are responsible for their luggage’s safety during the journey. A reservation is required prior to bringing a bike onboard DB trains. Small dogs, the size of a domestic cat, are allowed onboard DB trains at no charge. However, large dogs will need to have a ticket purchased for them. Additionally, they must be muzzled and be on a leash at all times during the journey. Assistant or guide dogs, on the other hand, are allowed onboard DB trains at no charge and do not have to be muzzled.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Milan?

    Ticket prices for trains from Salzburg to Milan vary based on a number of factors such as your travel time, the type of train you are traveling on, as well as the number of transfers involved in your trip. You can find cheap trains from Salzburg to Milan in a number of ways. First, you can find cheap Salzburg to Milan train tickets by booking early. Most train companies release their tickets 3 to 6 months in advance. Most of these tickets come with huge discounts when you purchase yours early. Flexibility with your travel times is another great way of saving money on your next Milan from Salzburg train ticket. You can do this by scheduling your trip outside of the peak hours when demand for commuter train services is high. Opting for a slower or connecting train is another great way of traveling from Salzburg to Milan on a budget. Fares on these trains tend to be much cheaper than that on high-speed as well as direct trains. Additionally, slower and connecting trains come with the greater luxury of exploring countryside scenery while on your trip. Finally, most train companies run ticket offers and promotions on a regular basis. You can take advantage of these deals and offers and grab cheap trains for Salzburg to Milan.

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    FAQs
    Is travel by train currently allowed from Salzburg, Austria to Milan, Italy?

    Travel by train between Salzburg, Austria and Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Milan from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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:

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

    The above information was last checked on 12/2/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Milan closer to your date of departure here

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Austria from Milan, Italy?

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

    Is my return train into Salzburg from Milan restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Milan?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • 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

    What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Milan closer to your date of departure here here.

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Salzburg to Milan?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Salzburg to Milan trains for as little as $42 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is the train to Milan from Salzburg on average?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $62 (€52)  for a train ticket to Milan from Salzburg.
    How far is Salzburg to Milan by train?
    The distance between Salzburg and Milan by train is approximately 243 miles (392 km).
    How many hours is the train time from Salzburg to Milan?
    On average the Salzburg to Milan train travel time is 9 h 30 min  for the 243 miles (392 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What train station in Salzburg goes to Milan? What train station do I come into Milan from Salzburg?

    When taking the train to Milan from Salzburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. Your journey can end in train stations such as Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Salzburg Hbf   and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Salzburg Hbf, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Salzburg. The most popular arrival train station in Milan, called Milano Centrale, is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from its city center.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Salzburg to Milan?
    If you're looking for trains from Salzburg to Milan, you can rely on ÖBB | Nightjet, Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB to get you to Milan. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Salzburg to Milan journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many trains per day are there between Salzburg and Milan?
    The average number of trains departing Salzburg for Milan is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Salzburg to Milan?
    The first Salzburg to Milan train departs at 11: 15 AM   and the last train from Salzburg to Milan leaves at 9: 02 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Salzburg to Milan on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Salzburg and Milan for the best deals?
    If you book the Salzburg to Milan train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $62 (€52). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Milan from Salzburg. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Salzburg
    Milan
    Salzburg Hbf is the most popular Salzburg 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 Salzburg for your trip to Milan.