There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Sanremo by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Sanremo Ec / ...

16€ - 26€

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Rideshare  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Sanremo 271.3 km

16€

2 alternative options

Train via Milano Rogoredo  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Sanremo Ic

18€ - 24€

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Milan to Sanremo 271.4 km

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Sanremo is to rideshare which costs 16€ and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Sanremo is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Sanremo. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Milan and Sanremo is 215 km. The road distance is 271.4 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs 16€ - 26€.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Sanremo takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Milan to Sanremo train services, operated by Thello, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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Milan to Sanremo train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Sanremo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Sanremo is 271 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Milan to Sanremo.

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  • Distance: 214.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Thello operates a train from Milano Centrale to Sanremo twice daily. Tickets cost 18€ - 26€ and the journey takes 3h 30m. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Thello
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 Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
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 Sanremo
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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