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Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

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More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest price £18.70
  2. 30 day advance £19.90
  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    20:02
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr
  1. Trains from Venice to Milan run at least hourly. This 267-km route follows traditional rather than high-speed lines, so the pace isn't fast - even the twice-daily Frecciarossa services (just introduced in early 2016) travel no faster than the frequent Frecciabianca trains. Plan on about 2 hrs 30 mins for the run from Venice to Milan. On the way, you'll pass through Padua, Vicenza, Verona and Brescia. The landscape on this route is pancake-flat, but there are some moments of quiet drama: the impressive start as you leave Venice Santa Lucia station and a glimpse of Lake Garda shortly after leaving Verona.

    Bookings for the journey from Venice to Milan usually open four months prior to travel, and that's when you'll find the cheapest tickets.

    Venice to Milan

    Venice to Milan

    Trenitalia operate this route from Venice to Milan, in the main using comfortable Frecciabianca trains. There is also a once-daily EuroCity train (operated by Swiss Railways) and, since early 2016, two direct Trenitalia Frecciarossa services each day.

    Most trains leave Venice from Venezia Santa Lucia, which is the more convenient station for the Old Town. If you book on a train that does not run from Santa Lucia, you can always join the train to Milan at Venice Mestre station. Most trains on this route stop five times en route to Milan before arriving at Milan Centrale station.

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Passenger age requirements

Different countries have different classifications for "Child" and "Youth". That's why we ask you to enter the age of young passengers when you search.

Countries Children Youths
Belgium and Luxembourg 6 - 11 12 - 25
Eurostar 4 - 11 12 - 25
France* 4 - 11 12 - 27
Germany* 6 - 14 15 - 25
Italy 4 - 11 12 - 25
Netherlands (including Thalys) 4 - 11 12 - 25
Spain* 4 - 13 14 - 25
Switzerland 6 - 16 17 - 26
United Kingdom* 5 - 15 16 - 25
others 4 - 11 12 - 25

* There are some exceptions to these definitions. Please see child and youth passenger age requirements for more information.

You can also read about Youth and Senior discounts and railcards.

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