Preston to Milan by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    14hr 40m
  • Distance
    1,258 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Milan by train

Fast trains from Preston to Milan take around 14 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Milan.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Milan?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Preston 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 13 departures.

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

The Preston to Milan train travel time is normally about 14 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Milan is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 20:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:58, and the last at 20:05.

When to book Preston to Milan train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Preston to Milan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Milan?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Eurostar
  • London Underground
  • Thello
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.