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Reading to Milan by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    00:39
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 40m
  • Distance
    1,003 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    20hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Reading to Milan by train

Fast trains from Reading to Milan take around 12 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,003 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Milan.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Milan?

Journeys between Reading and Milan usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Reading to Milan every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Milan?

The Reading to Milan train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Reading to Milan train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Milan is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:02 and the last train is around 00:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 04:12, and the last at 00:37.

When to book Reading to Milan train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Reading to Milan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and Milan?

More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Milan, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Eurostar
  • First Great Western
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Italo
  • London Underground
  • Lyria
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.