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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Pavia by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Venezia to Pavia S13 / ...

2€ - 40€

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Bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Via Vittadini to Pavia Via Torquato Tasso t172

2€

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Pavia 42.7 km

3€

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Milan to Pavia 42.3 km

50€ - 65€

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Pavia 42.3 km

5€ - 8€

Milan to Pavia by train

The train journey time between Milan and Pavia is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 35 km. The fastest train normally takes 23 min. Operated by Trenord, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia and others, the Milan to Pavia train service departs from Milano Porta Venezia and arrives in Pavia. Typically 429 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
37 min
Fastest train time:
23 min
Trains per week:
429
Cheapest price:
2€
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:38
Last train departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Pavia train schedules

Milan → Pavia
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Pavia is to bus which costs 2€ and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Pavia is to taxi which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Milano - Via Vittadini and arriving at Pavia Via Torquato Tasso. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Porta Venezia and arriving at Pavia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Milan and Pavia is 30 km. The road distance is 42.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Pavia without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs 2€ - 40€.

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The train from Milano Porta Venezia to Pavia takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Milan to Pavia bus services, operated by PMT Srl, depart from Milano - Via Vittadini station.

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Milan to Pavia train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Milano Porta Venezia station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Pavia is to train which takes 43 min and costs 2€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ and takes 1h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Pavia.
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  • Distance: 30.4 km
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Pavia, Italy?

Trenord operates a train from Milano Porta Venezia to Pavia hourly. Tickets cost 3€ - 5€ and the journey takes 43 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, PMT Srl operates a bus from Milano - Via Vittadini to Pavia Via Torquato Tasso hourly. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 1h 6m.

Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Venezia to Pavia
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Pavia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
Trenitalia

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 Pavia
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
5€ - 7€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Pavia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
7€ - 10€
Base Standard
19€ - 26€
Base Premium
25€ - 40€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Pavia
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
PMT Srl
Phone
0382 469293
Email
info@pmtsrl.it
Website
pmtsrl.it
Bus from Milano - Via Vittadini to Pavia Via Torquato Tasso
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
pmtsrl.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Pavia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Milan to Pavia
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Taxi Blu
Phone
+39 02 4040
Website
taxiblu.it
Taxi 026969
Phone
+39 02 661 16454
Website
026969.it
Etaxi SRL
Phone
+39 02 5353
Website
etaxi.it

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Milan to Pavia bus services, operated by PMT Srl, arrive at Pavia Via Torquato Tasso station.

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Milan to Pavia train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Pavia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Pavia is 42 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Milan to Pavia.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Pavia. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Pavia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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