Milan to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    16hr 21m
  • Distance
    1,454 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    22hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Milan to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Milan to Edinburgh take around 16 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,454 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Milan and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Milan to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Milan to Edinburgh 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 10 departures.

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

The Milan to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 16 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Milan around 06:00 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Milan around 06:00, and the last at 00:54.

When to book Milan to Edinburgh train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Milan and Edinburgh?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • EuroCity
  • Eurostar
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Intercités
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Lyria
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Edinburgh to Milan by train

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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.