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Overview: Train from Vienna to Milan

distanceDistance388 miles (625 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, Frecciarossa or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Vienna to Milan cover the 388 miles (625 km) long route taking on average 12 h 47 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, Frecciarossa or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $52 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train companies: Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and ÖBB from Vienna to Milan trains

For as little as $36 (€30) you can travel by train to Milan from Vienna with Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and ÖBB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Trenitalia
ÖBB
Frecciarossa

Enjoy the train ride between Vienna 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 from Vienna to 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 Vienna to Milan, you can expect to travel 388 miles (625 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Vienna to Milan trip and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Milan from Vienna:

    • 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 Vienna to Milan

    A train ride offers a comfortable and convenient way of commuting from the Austrian capital of Vienna to Milan, Italy's center of fashion and design. Around 24 trains ply this route per day, with the journey taking an average time of 13 hours and 40 minutes. Most trains require one or two changes along the way though there are some direct routes available for passengers that prefer not to change.

    Vienna to Milan Train Time: Daily Departures

    About 24 trains leave Vienna for Milan per day, covering the 388-mile journey in an average of 13 hours and 40 minutes. The fastest trains along this route take approximately nine hours and 45 minutes to complete the journey. The duration could be longer on weekends and holidays. The earliest train leaves Vienna at around 5:30 a.m. while the final departure is at around 11:30 p.m.

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

    It takes an average of 13 hours and 40 minutes to travel by train from Vienna to Milan. However, some direct trains take just nine hours and 45 minutes to commute between the two cities. The duration could be longer on weekends and holidays, as trains are slower due to multiple connections.

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

    Departure train station: All trains from Vienna depart from the Vienna Central Station. From the city center, the station is easily accessible in about five minutes via a tram, a bus or the U1 underground line. The station has numerous shops, an array of restaurants, taxi stands, and carports for the disabled.

    Arrival train station: Trains arriving in Milan from Vienna stop at the Milano Centrale. The station is about two and a half miles from the heart of Milan, and the line 3 subway gets there in just over ten minutes. The station features an array of facilities including left luggage, ATMs, ticket offices and coffee lounges.

    Which train companies travel from Vienna to Milan?

    The Austrian Federal Railway ÖBB, is the company that provides all train services from Vienna to Milan. The first train from Vienna to Milan leaves Vienna Central Station at about 5:30 a.m., while the last train of the day departs the station at around 11:30 p.m. The company runs about 24 trips per day between the two cities. On average, the journey lasts about 13 hours and 40 minutes, but there are direct trains that cover the distance in approximately nine hours and 45 minutes.

    ÖBB Vienna to Milan

    A trip by an ÖBB train from Vienna to Italy takes an average of 13 hours 41 minutes, although the time could be longer on weekends and holidays. The company operates about 24 trains per day, with the first connection leaving at around 5:30 a.m., and the last departure is at about 11:30 a.m.

    Vienna to Milan Trains: Services on Board

    Passengers can choose between first and second class tickets. Travelers with ÖBB first-class tickets enjoy more comfort and services along this 384-mile journey. Larger legroom, electrical outlets on every seat, adjustable seats and bigger aisles are some of the benefits available in a first-class carriage. ÖBB allows passengers to travel with their pets, especially cats and dogs. Any small animal boards for free provided that it is in a suitable transport container. However, if the pet cannot fit in a cage as hand luggage, then the owner pays its fare. Guide dogs with certificates of disability can also board for free. Passengers can bring their bicycles on board, usually at a 10% fee of the second class ticket. ÖBB strives to ensure that everyone travels comfortably, including those with disabilities and limited mobility. Disabled passengers can enjoy low-cost travel if they have certificates of disabilities.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Vienna to Milan?

    Passengers wishing to travel on a budget have a few ways they can save. Where possible, savings can be made by booking in advance. Usually, ÖBB releases its tickets about three to six months in advance to help travelers book their seats. Another way of getting cheaper tickets is to target slower trains which require changes along the way. The journey may be longer, but often more scenic giving passengers the chance to enjoy the view. Lastly, avoid traveling at peak periods since tickets are the most expensive at this time. Traveling early in the morning or later in the evening can often offer a reduced fare.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Vienna to Milan

    Travel by train to Milan 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 Vienna to Milan.
    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Milan from Vienna?

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

    Can I enter Italy from Austria?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

    All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Milan from Vienna as this information can change.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Milan, Italy?

    Return travel from Italy to Austria is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Vienna from Milan?

    Entry into Austria 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
    • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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

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

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Milan.

    How much are cheap trains between Vienna and Milan?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Milan from Vienna for as low as $36 (€30)  for the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket to Milan from Vienna?

    The Vienna to Milan train ticket price is on average $52 (€43)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

    How far is Vienna to Milan by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Milan from Vienna by train to be approximately 388 miles (625 km).

    How long is the train ride between Vienna and Milan?

    The train time between Vienna and Milan is on average 12 h 47 min  for the 388 miles (625 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Vienna and Milan by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station from Vienna to Milan do I depart from? Which Milan train station from Vienna do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a train from Wien Westbahnhof   to Milano Centrale   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the Vienna train station to Milan? Where is the Milan train station?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Milan most often arrive at Milano Centrale and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

    Which train companies can get me from Vienna to Milan?

    For the trip from Vienna to Milan you can take a train with Trenitalia, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, Frecciarossa or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Vienna to Milan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    Can I buy a direct train from Vienna to Milan?

    Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Vienna to Milan. You can look to travel with ÖBB | Nightjet  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

    How many train services per day are there from Vienna to Milan?

    The average number of trains departing Vienna for Milan is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Vienna to Milan? What time is the last train from Vienna to Milan?

    The first Vienna to Milan train departs at 6: 23 PM   and the last train from Vienna to Milan leaves at 6: 23 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Vienna to Milan on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Vienna to Milan to get the best deals?

    If you purchase the Vienna to Milan train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $52 (€43). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Milan from Vienna. 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

    Vienna
    Milan
    The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your journey from Vienna to Milan.