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There are 5 ways to get from Sanremo to Milan by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 25 min

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

$19 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Sanremo to Milan 170.6 miles

$18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo to Milan, Milan 494

$19 - $30

Night train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the night train from San Remo to Milano Rogoredo R

$21 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Sanremo to Milan 171 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Sanremo to Milan is to rideshare which costs 16€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sanremo to Milan is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sanremo and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Sanremo and Milan is 215 km. The road distance is 273.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Milan without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 17€ - 55€.

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The train from Sanremo to Milano Centrale takes 3 h 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sanremo to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Sanremo station.

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The best way to get from Sanremo to Milan is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 17€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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Sanremo to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sanremo to Milan is 274 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Sanremo to Milan.

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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Sanremo to Milan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sanremo to Milan once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Sanremo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from San Remo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
thello.com
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 Sanremo to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Night train from San Remo to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sanremo to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Sanremo to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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