There are 3 ways to get from Milan to Lake Garda by train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano Fr / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda

$78 - $101

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Lake Garda 89.4 miles

$21 - $35

Uber  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Milan to Lake Garda 89.4 miles

$445

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The distance between Milan and Lake Garda is 118 km. The road distance is 143.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lake Garda without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Milan to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lake Garda is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Milan to Lake Garda.

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There are 3935+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 74 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Lake Garda, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Milan to Lake Garda. However, you can take the train to Desenzano then take the taxi to Lake Garda. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Garda.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Other operators
Uber Milan
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Milan to Lake Garda
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$445
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Black
$445
Lux
$644
Van
$644
Taxi from Desenzano to Lake Garda
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Radio Taxi Brixia
Phone
+39 030 35 111

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