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There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Varazze by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Varazze Re

11€ - 23€

Cheapest option

Train via Genova P.Za Principe  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Varazze Re / ...

12€ - 58€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Famagosta to San Michele 200-10
  2. Take the bus from Alessandria - San Michele to Varazze - C.so Matteotti

19€ - 32€

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Milan to Varazze 159.2 km

19€ - 29€

Milan to Varazze by trains

The train journey time between Milan and Varazze is around 2h 47m and covers a distance of around 170 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 34m. Operated by Trenitalia, the Milan to Varazze train service departs from Milano P.Garibaldi and arrives in Varazze. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 47m
Fastest train time:
2h 34m
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
11€
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:43
Last train departs at:
08:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Varazze train schedules

Milan → Varazze
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Varazze is to train which costs 11€ - 23€ and takes 2h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Milan to Varazze is to drive which takes 1h 35m and costs 19€ - 29€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Varazze. However, there are services departing from Milano - Famagosta and arriving at Varazze - C.so Matteotti via Alessandria - San Michele. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano P.Garibaldi and arriving at Varazze. Services depart three times a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Milan and Varazze is 132 km. The road distance is 159.2 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Varazze without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs 11€ - 23€.

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The train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Varazze takes 2h 18m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Milan to Varazze bus services, operated by Arfea, depart from Milano - Famagosta station.

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Milan to Varazze train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Varazze is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs 11€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Varazze.
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  • Distance: 132 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Varazze 3 times a week. Tickets cost 11€ - 23€ and the journey takes 2h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Varazze via Alessandria - San Michele in around 3h 45m.

Train operators
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 P.Garibaldi to Varazze
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
21€ - 23€
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Varazze
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
5€ - 6€
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 Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Varazze
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
3€ - 6€
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 Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Arfea
Phone
800 13 60 44
Email
tpl@arfea.it
Website
arfea.it
Bus from Milano - Famagosta to San Michele
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Schedules at
arfea.it
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Alessandria - San Michele to Varazze - C.so Matteotti
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Grouppo Stat

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Milan to Varazze bus services, operated by Grouppo Stat, arrive at Varazze - C.so Matteotti station.

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Milan to Varazze train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Varazze station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Varazze is 159 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Milan to Varazze.

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