How to Book Train Travel From Milan to Verona. Move from high-fashion Milan to Old World Verona in just 2 hours of fabulous train travel. See the heart of Italy, then arrive in a city that is elegant, historic and bucolic all at once--Verona, fabled home of Romeo and Juliet. This is a city of bridges, arches, churches and the expansive Roman Arena, surrounded by rivers and mountains you'll never want to leave.
Things You'll Need
- Computer with Internet access
- Maps of Milan and Verona
Say Arrivedérci to Milan
Learn about the piazzas and palazzos you might want to visit in Verona. The Piazza delle Erbe and Castelvecchio are star sights.
Decide when to travel.
Find the Milan to Verona schedules and fares on the Trenitalia Web site (see Resources). You'll be leaving from Milan's Stazione Centrale and arriving in Verona's Porta Nuova.
Choose from Eurostar (more expensive), Regionale (less expensive) or Intercity (least expensive) trains.
Book first class, business or second class seating, if applicable.
Note whether you can buy your ticket online or at the train station on the day of departure.
Deal With Your Ticket From Milan to Verona
Book a ticket and seat reservation, if you need one, from the Trenitalia Web site in advance (see Resources).
Book tickets and lodging packages with a travel agent while in Italy.
Buy your tickets the day you travel via automated kiosks or train station ticket counter.
Get Out of Town and See Verona!
Visit the supposed house of Juliet, from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. No one can prove this is the real house (or that Shakespeare was ever here), but it's a charming local legend.
See the Castelvecchio, the Old Castle. With a stellar art collection, this attraction is worth a visit regardless of the stunning architecture.
Buy some opera tickets for the Arena di Verona, the largest opera stage in the world.