Fashionable Milan might have shortcomings—but it’s worth the trip
|From La Spezia||03:04||$44|
|From Portogruaro Caorle||03:22||$70|
|From San Remo||03:35||$49|
|From St Jean De Maurienne||03:27||$42|
|From Forte Dei Marmi||03:44||$49|
|From Carrara Avenza||03:26||$44|
|From Bruck An Der Mur||12:05||$129|
|From Arth Goldau||03:00||$52|
|From Diano Marina||03:10||$46|
|From Peschiera Del Garda||01:08||$34|
|From Desenzano G Sirmi||01:03||$34|
|From Santa Margherita||02:11||$34|
|From Rimini It||02:26||$54|
|From Sestri Levante||02:31||$39|
|From Lyon St Exupery Airport||05:02||$47|
|From Reggio Emilia||01:19||$33|
|From Chiasso It||00:39||$23|
Getting around From Milan, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.
|To Chiasso It||00:39||$23|
|To Desenzano G Sirmi||01:01||$34|
|To Peschiera Del Garda||01:07||$34|
|To Reggio Emilia||01:46||$33|
|To Santa Margherita||02:18||$34|
|To Sestri Levante||02:41||$39|
|To Diano Marina||03:18||$46|
|To La Spezia||03:26||$44|
|To Portogruaro Caorle||03:27||$70|
|To Arth Goldau||03:28||$52|
|To Carrara Avenza||03:32||$44|
|To St Jean De Maurienne||03:33||$26|
|To Forte Dei Marmi||03:39||$49|
|To San Remo||03:45||$49|
|To Rimini It||03:48||$54|
|To Menton (localite)||05:26||$63|
|To Lyon St Exupery Airport||05:26||$47|
|To Bruck An Der Mur||09:04||$129|
While you're there
Milan, the second largest city in Italy
Milan is a main Italian city and regarded as the fashion capital of Europe. Milan is also an transport hub for Italy. The city has an important stake in the finance, commerce, media and sport of Italy. Two of its football teams, Inter Milan and Milan AC, are known throughout the world. Milan is located in the north west of Italy and is home to a number of museums, designers factory shops, churches and other landmarks. Those who love street style would love the Navigli area. In Piazza XXIV Maggio, shoppers will find brands such Custo-Barcellona, Diesel, Miss Sixteen, Gas and Fornarina, alongside second-hand clothes shops, handmade clothes and accessory stores made from silk and other precious materials.
The main railway stations of Milan are Milan Centrale and Milan Porta Garibaldi. The two stations are about 1.5 kilometres away from each other.
There are a number of things to do and to see in Milan. Visit the Saint Ambrose basilica, a fine example of pure romanesque style and wander through the medieval streets of the district to the San Lorenzo basilica, with its mosaics of gold. Go to La Sala delle Asse to see the renowned frescos by Leonardo and the very last masterpiece of Michelangelo – The Rondanini Pieta.
Wandering around the merchants square, you will discover traces of the ancient city – from Broletto, the largest and most famous of the medieval public palaces of Lombardy to the Duomo, a fine example of Gothic art.
In Milan you will find distinct flavours that will make you discover the origins of the Lombard cuisine: Risotto alla milanese, cotoletta, panetton... Savour these old fashioned traditional Milanese dishes accompanied by the best wines in one of the many restaurants of the city.
Go to the heart of the luxury shopping area in Milan: Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga and Via Sant’Andrea are streets that together with Via Manzoni, Via Borgospesso and Via Santo Spirito are best known for shopping sprees. The most prestigious boutiques are there. You will also find unique jewels created by the most famous name, clothes and accessories to die for, and shoes that are works of art. The factory shops or atelier showrooms of Gucci, Versace, Luis Vuitton, Prada and Cartier are found there. In Via Sant’Andrea you can find brands like Fendi, Armani, Moschino, Kenzo, Cesare Paciotti, Hermés, Prada and Trussardi. The elegant Via Manzoni is home to the Giorgio Armani store.
Piazza Castello, 1 angolo Via Beltrami
Tel: +39 02 7740 4343
The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.
Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Milan can be found.
Milan railway station(s)
Milano Centrale Train Station
Address: Piazza Duca d'Aosta, 1 20124 MilanOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 7am to 9pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7am to 9pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV, Le Frecce), Regional trains (Trenitalia), City Night Line
Tourist Information Point, Assistance for disabled persons, Railway police, Lost and found, Toilets, Luggage storage, Waiting rooms, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM, Currency exchange, and Phone cabins.
Milan Porta Garibaldi Train Station
Address: Piazza Sigmund Freud 20124 MilanOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 6:30am to 9:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 6:30am to 9:30pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV, Italo), Regional trains
Railway staff, Self-service baggage carts, Waiting rooms, Luggage services, Cash machines (ATMs), Foreign exchange bureaux, Car rental offices, Tourist information, Assistance for disabled persons, and Phone cabins.
Address: Piazza Enrico Bottini, 3 20133 Milan
Address: Via Gian Battista Cassinis, 83 20139 Milan
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- "TGV Trip Milan-Paris" Paula p. 25/01/2014
Train left Milan on time, however, due to technical problems we had to change trains half way and therefore ended up arriving over 1 hour late into Paris. The first class seating was fairly disappointing, the carriage looked like it hadn't been cleaned for quite some time. Staff were very polite and helpful.
- "Shabby premium service" Russell b. 22/01/2014
We travelled First Class from Milan to Paris. The SNCF TGV train was very disappointing. The carriage was dirty and needed to be thoroughly cleaned. There was no Wi Fi service which I think is unacceptable in this day and age. Furthermore no food or drink was offered as part of the service - it had to be paid for on top of the ticket; this is very poor compared to similar services such as EuroStar. There was also very little food on offer to purchase for an 8-hour train ride. Staff demonstrated very little interest in providing customer service for Premium travellers.
- "Italian train-Gibbs Family" Robyn g. 15/01/2014
We were very pleased with the state of the train, clean comfortable seats and space for all our luggage. It was on time. We did the booking via the internet and managed to save a lot on travel agent fees. The e ticket was all that was necessary to produce to the conductor. Many thanks for a pleasant trip.
- "Good Service" William z. 11/01/2014
We enjoy very much, the train was on time and clean
- "cont’d" Brad w. 09/01/2014
we could only find seats together for part of the family so the children had to sit on our laps. this is a long trip.
- "Informative and easy to book" Wei Wen c. 06/01/2014
Hi, You have great staffs that are very friendly and knowledgeable. Thanks again for the great service
- "Comfortable trip" . 03/01/2014
It will be much better if have free wifi on the train.
- "Paris to Milan" Hussain m. 31/12/2013
this was a pretty cool trip with relative ease and comfort. nothing much to complain about really..
- "Satisfactory." Madeleine s. 28/12/2013
- "As Pleasant As We Hoped For" Peter d. 27/12/2013
Traveled in early December not much before the winter solstice. Wanted to travel during daylight as much as possible to enjoy the country we were passing through. So booked the 10:45 departure from Paris. All went well. Gare de Lyon is lovely. Instructions to train, specific car and seat worked fine. Departure was on time. Certainly a smooth ride. And quick too (to Lyon). Slower through the mountains after Lyon, but who cares? More time to enjoy the countryside. Sun set after we left Torino, Italy. Arrival in Milano was on time. We each had a large-ish roller suitcase, and there was plenty of room to store them at one end of the car. A thoroughly pleasant travel experience. Will do it again when we can... P.S. Was unable to print our tickets using Rail Europe's Print@Home feature. Sent an e-mail to their support site and received our tickets as .pdf files in response. A slight hiccup, but not a bit deal...
- "It was ok " Narjes s. 25/12/2013
The rate can be improve really, I got only suprised by tow things 1. WC 2.Chairs ... it was a pitty that you couldn't find a clean wc and about the chair it wasn't eanough comftable for a long distance (2nd class) but the rest was ok ... Thanks for your attention Regards
- "Comfortable ride" Shu Ming l. 25/12/2013
Comfortable ride and good convenient timing, however, I will appreciate if there can be devices to help passengers loading luggages onto the train rather than carry on.
- "Very Good" . 16/12/2013
Train was on time and comfortable
- "Very Convenient" Chun Ho w. 06/12/2013
it is very convenient for traveler to purchase the ticket online and print it at home.
- "Geneve CFF to Milano Centrale" . 03/12/2013
As the case with every trip I make to Europe from Dubai, I booked my train trip from Geneve to Milan via Rail Europe