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Milan to Rome by train
Fastest journey2hr 48m
Trains per day72
Avg. journey time3hr 48m
Travelling from Milan to Rome by train
Fast trains from Milan to Rome take around 2 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 475 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Milan and Rome.
1. Are there direct trains from Milan to Rome?
Direct trains from Milan to Rome have been found.
We usually find around 74 direct trains on the route from Milan to Rome every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 67 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Milan to Rome?
The Milan to Rome train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Milan to Rome train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Rome is usually scheduled to depart Milan around 05:00 and the last train is around 21:00. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Milan to Rome train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Milan to Rome are $55.20.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $57 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $39. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Milan to Rome train tickets?
Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Milan to Rome by train.
Which train companies operate between Milan and Rome?
More than one train company operates on the route from Milan to Rome, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- FRECCIAROSSA 1000
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Frecciarossa or Italo
The trains from Milan to Rome are fast, frequent and reliable.
Two companies compete on the stretch: NTV Italo and Trenitalia. Trenitalia have the edge when it comes to the number of trains and bookings open four months prior to travel. NTV Italo trains are less frequent, but have the advantage that tickets can often be booked as long as six months in advance.
The journey to Rome heads south-east across the North Italian Plain to Bologna, there turning south into the hills. The stretch from Bologna to Florence is almost entirely in tunnels, but beyond Florence there are fine views of the Arno and Tiber Valleys on the run south to the Italian capital.
Milan to Rome
All fast trains from Milan to Rome depart from Milan Centrale station. These include the premium Frecciarossa Trenitalia and the high-speed Italo services which run non-stop to Roma Termini. Some of these trains also serve Milan Rogoredo station.
Upon arrival in Rome, passengers can alight at Tiburtina or Termini stations. Most trains serve both stations; a small number stop at only one of the two. Whichever departure or arrival stations you choose, the journey from Milan to Rome offers a chance to experience European high-speed rail travel at its very best – and that applies equally to the NTV Italo and the Trenitalia services on this key route.
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