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Nice to Milan by train

The journey from Nice to Milan by train is 154.32 mi and takes 6 hr 31 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:24 AM and the last at 6:24 AM. It is possible to travel from Nice to Milan by train for as little as $43.31 or as much as $43.31. The best price for this journey is $43.31.

Lowest Price$43.31
Journey Duration6 hr 31 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$43.31
Highest Price$43.31
First Departure6:24 AM
Last Departure6:24 AM
Distance154.32 mi
CarriersTER, DB - Intercity

Nice to Milan Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Traveling from Nice to Milan by Train

The train journey from Nice, a glamorous city on the French Riviera known for its stunning coastline and artistic heritage, to Milan, Italy's fashion capital renowned for its vibrant culture and historic landmarks, offers travelers an enchanting experience of European elegance and charm. This route, covering a significant distance, typically has a travel time of around 6 hr 31 min. There are, on average, 1 daily train connections available, providing passengers with several departure options. It is advisable to book tickets in advance to ensure the best fares and seat availability, especially during peak travel times. The journey begins at Nice Ville Station and culminates at Milan Central Station.

Services such as Thello and Trenitalia operate on this route- Thello trains connecting France and Italy provide comfortable seating, a bar-buffet car, and free Wi-Fi, making the journey enjoyable and convenient. Trenitalia's Frecciarossa trains, known for their speed and comfort, feature spacious seating, power outlets, and a selection of entertainment options. First Class on these trains includes access to FrecciaClub lounges at significant stations, complimentary meals, and enhanced comfort.

In contrast, Trenitalia's Intercity and regional trains offer a more economical option with basic amenities, ideal for budget-conscious travelers. These trains provide standard seating and a snack car, catering to passengers' essential needs. Each service caters to different preferences: Thello is for direct France-Italy connections, and Trenitalia is for speed, luxury, and travel options.

Upon arriving at Milan Central Station, passengers have many local transportation options. Milan's extensive public transport network connects through this central hub, including the metro, trams, and buses. Additionally, taxis and ride-share services are easily accessible just outside the station.

Things to Do/See in Milan:

  1. Duomo di Milano: Visit this iconic Gothic cathedral, a symbol of Milan.
  2. The Last Supper: View Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece in the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie.
  3. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II: Shop or dine in one of the oldest shopping malls.
  4. Sforza Castle: Explore this historic castle and its museums.
  5. Brera Art Gallery: Discover a vast collection of Italian and European art.
  6. Teatro alla Scala: Attend a performance at this world-renowned opera house.
  7. Navigli District: Stroll along the canals and enjoy the lively atmosphere.
  8. Fashion District (Quadrilatero della Moda): Explore the heart of Milan's fashion scene.
  9. San Siro Stadium: Visit this legendary stadium, home to AC Milan and Inter Milan.
  10. Parco Sempione: Relax in this large park behind Sforza Castle.

What to Eat in Milan:

  1. Risotto alla Milanese: A creamy saffron-infused risotto, a Milanese specialty.
  2. Ossobuco: A slow-cooked veal shank, typically served with risotto.
  3. Panettone: A traditional Milanese sweet bread, especially popular during Christmas.
  4. Cotoletta alla Milanese: A breaded veal cutlet, similar to Wiener Schnitzel.
  5. Gelato: Enjoy artisanal Italian ice cream with a variety of flavors.
  6. Espresso: Experience authentic Italian coffee in one of Milan's many cafes.
  7. Aperitivo: Partake in this pre-dinner Milanese tradition featuring cocktails and appetizers.
  8. Polenta: A versatile cornmeal dish, often served as a side.
  9. Gorgonzola: Sample this famous Italian blue cheese originating from the Milan area.
  10. Negroni: Sip on this classic Italian cocktail made with gin, vermouth, and Campari.

Day Trips from Milan:

Milan's location in Northern Italy makes it an excellent base for exploring nearby attractions:

  1. Lake Como: Known for its stunning scenery, luxurious villas, and the town of Bellagio.
  2. Bergamo: A charming city with a well-preserved medieval upper village (Città Alta).
  3. Cinque Terre: A picturesque coastal area with five colorful villages accessible by train.
  4. Verona is Romeo and Juliet's romantic city, with its ancient arena and historic center.
  5. Lugano, Switzerland: A short trip across the border to this beautiful Swiss city on a lake.
  6. Parma: Known for its Parmesan cheese and Parma ham, offering culinary tours.
  7. Genoa is a port city with a rich maritime history and the famous Aquarium of Genoa.
  8. Turin has impressive architecture, museums, and the famous Shroud of Turin.
  9. Venice: The unique town of canals and bridges, a must-visit destination in Italy.
  10. Bologna: Renowned for its culinary tradition, historic center, and the oldest university in the world.

Travel Tips for Milan:

Use the city's public transportation system and consider getting a MilanoCard for unlimited access and discounts. Milan's weather varies, so pack light for hot summers and warm for chilly winters—Pre-book tickets for popular attractions like the Last Supper and the Duomo to avoid long queues. Explore the fashion district for high-end shopping and local markets like Viale Papiniano for unique finds. Enjoy traditional Milanese cuisine in the Brera district and partake in the aperitivo culture in Navigli. If driving, be aware of limited traffic zones (ZTL) and consider using the BikeMi sharing service for a unique city tour. Carry some cash, as smaller shops and cafes might not accept credit cards.

If the idea of a train journey from Nice to Milan appeals to you, let Virail guide your travels. With a commitment to providing personalized travel experiences, Virail ensures a seamless and memorable journey.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Nice to Milan, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Nice to Milan.

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When travelling to Milan by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Nice to Milan

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TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Services on board TER and DB - Intercity from Nice to Milan
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Nice to Milan CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Nice to Milan by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Nice and Milan are 17.39kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Nice and Milan? By taking the train between Nice and Milan you will save 32.28kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.24kg compared to a bus and 22.35kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Nice to Milan?
A train ticket from Nice to Milan is $43.31. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $43.31.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Nice to Milan?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Nice to Milan is $43.31. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Nice and Milan by train?
Nice to Milan is 154.32 mi.
How long does the train between Nice and Milan take?
Nice to Milan is on average 6 hr 31 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 31 min.
Which companies operate from Nice to Milan?
The train journey from Nice to Milan is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER and DB - Intercity.
How many train connections per day go from Nice to Milan?
Nice to Milan has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Nice to Milan leave?
The earliest train from Nice to Milan departs at 6:24 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Nice to Milan depart?
The latest train from Nice to Milan departs at 6:24 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Nice to Milan in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $43.31 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Nice to Milan by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Nice and Milan is 6 hr 31 min.
Is there a direct train from Nice to Milan?
Yes, there is a direct train between Nice and Milan.
What are the CO2 emissions for Nice to Milan by train?
The train journey from Nice to Milan creates 17.39kg of CO2 emissions.

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