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Special Offer! Milan-Paris tickets from €29 with Trenitalia

Travel between Milan–Paris in less than 6h30 at a special price: the new route, operated by Trenitalia, lands on Omio!

You can now book tickets for the new Frecciarossa 1000 trains between Milan and Paris on the Omio website and on the app.

Omio is delighted to make available the new service offered by the Italian railway transport company which allows travellers to reach the French capital in less than seven hours. The maiden voyage departed at 6.25am on Saturday 18th December from Milano Centrale, bound for Paris Gare de Lyon. To promote the new route, a special price has been established for tickets, which can be purchased on the Omio website and app starting from 29 euros (The promotional price is valid for the standard class; refers to today's date and is subject to changes and availability).

Omio users can book one of the four daily round trips from Milano Centrale to Paris Gare de Lyon, stopping in Turin, Modane, Chambéry and Lyon Part Dieu, one in the morning and one in the evening.

Trenitalia tickets can be purchased directly with Omio

When you’re looking to book your Trenitalia train tickets, purchasing them directly through Omio is very convenient. Both the website and app offer a very visual way of comparing cheap train tickets, allowing you to filter by price, provider, departure times and number of stopovers. On the mobile app you can have access to all of your Trenitalia tickets on your phone. Explore your Trenitalia train options on Omio and book train tickets from the comfort of your home or on the go. Not only that but with the Omio app, you'll receive live travel updates about your Trenitalia journey—from platform changes to travel info, you'll receive everything you need to know about your train journey.

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Booking Trenitalia tickets with Omio is easy, simply put in your departing and arriving city, as well as the date you want to travel and then we'll do all the hard work! We find all the possible routes for Trenitalia, allowing you to pick the best option for your journey.

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Sun train window. Source: Shutterstock

Trenitalia: Ticket Types

All Trenitalia tickets are offered as singles or return. Pre-purchasing Trenitalia tickets online and in advance can save you money and allows you to take advantage of further discounts and promotions. Check out the different Trenitalia ticket types below:

  • Base Tickets: These tickets are great if you're looking for flexibility; a ticket of this type can be changed as many times as you need.
  • Economy Tickets: These tickets can be purchased up to two days before departure and allow you to change the time and date of travel once.
  • Super Economy: These tickets are the least expensive but also the least flexible, so the date and time of travel can't be changed.

Best Time to Book Trenitalia Trains

The further in advance you book your Trenitalia train tickets, the less money they'll cost you. The table below shows the differing cost of train tickets depending on how long before departure you book. Booking a month in advance can almost half the cost of most train tickets, so it's worth planning ahead!

Changes, refund and tickets conditions with Trenitalia

The ticket changes and refund policies when travelling with Trenitalia vary depending on the type of ticket purchased (Base, Economy or Super Economy). With Base and Economy tickets, it’s possible to change your booking on the high-speed Trenitalia Freccia trains free of charge as long as you cover the difference in the ticket fare. This also applies to changing the cabin class you wish to travel in and your travel dates.

Once the train has departed, however, it’s not possible to make any more changes. With the Super Economy fares, it’s not possible to make any changes to your train booking times and dates. If you purchased a Base fare for your trip, refunds are possible up to the departure time of the train. However, bear in mind that 20% of the original price of the ticket will be deducted from the amount refunded.

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Couple in Italy. Source: Shutterstock

Popular Trenitalia routes

Rome–Florence

The train journey going from Rome to Florence operates multiple times throughout the day. Trenitalia is just one of the train providers that make the journey. Nonetheless, it is the main train company in Italy. The Trenitalia trains from Rome to Florence can take as little as around 1h 17min on direct journeys, and up to about 6h 28min on night trains with a stopover. There are over 50 departures to Florence with Trenitalia Italy per day, a few times per hour. This provider offers trains departing from different stations around Rome such as the main Rome Termini, and also Rome Tiburtina and Rome Ostiense.

The train stations in Italy where the Trenitalia routes stop in Florence is are Santa María Novella, Campo di Marte and Rifredi stations. Trenitalia offers a variety of train lines for this route, from high-speed trains to standard regional ones. The high-speed trains tend to be more expensive.

Milan–Rome

The trip by train between Milan and Rome is one of the most popular long-distance train routes in Italy. The distance Trenitalia trains cover is approximately 296 miles (477 km). Trenitalia operates almost all of the routes going between these two Italian cities. The fastest Trenitalia ride to Rome from Milan is on the high-speed trains and can take as little as about three hours. These trips are nonstop and don’t require passengers to change trains along the way. However, there are other journeys that make one or two stopovers and can take up to around 11 hours.

The Trenitalia train rides depart out of Milan multiple times per hour, making the trip at least 50 times a day. The highspeed Trenitalia Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca trains tend to be more expensive than the other regional and long-distance Trenitalia lines. The main departure station offered via Omio is Milan Centrale, and these routes normally arrive at Rome Termini station.

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Trenitalia Platform. Source: Shutterstock

Milan–Florence

Book a train ticket from Milan to Florence through the Omio platform. There are more or less 40 departures per day going between these Italian cities, leaving Milan at least twice an hour. These trains cover a distance of approximately 167 miles (269 km). The duration of the Trenitalia journeys depends on the line operating the route. Trenitalia offers both high-speed trains as well as regional and standard long-distance routes. There are also some options that have one or two stopovers in between, extending the train ride a little bit more.

The fastest routes are on the Trenitalia Frecciarossa high-speed trains. The fastest Trenitalia journey from Milan to Florence takes more or less 1h 50min. However, there are some journeys that can take up to around 6h 50min, such as the regional lines stopping at one or two stations along the way where passengers are required to switch trains.

Other popular routes in Europe with Trenitalia

Trenitalia offer hundreds of routes throughout Italy as well as to neighbouring countries. A lot of these trips go through some of the main cities in Italy such as Rome or Milan, and to surrounding countries like Vienna, Zurich or Munich. Find inspiration in the Omio magazine">The Window Seat.

  • Rome–Vienna: The trains going from Rome, Italy to Vienna, Austria cover a distance of around 475 miles (765 km). The average route with Trenitalia takes at least 11h 50min. Currently, Trenitalia does not offer direct routes between Rome and Vienna through Omio, and one or two stopovers are required before arriving at the final destination in Vienna.
  • Zurich–Milan: The Zurich to Milan train journeys with Trenitalia are direct. They run more or less once every hour or two starting at around 6:33 a.m. until approximately 5:33 p.m. The Zurich train station is Zurich HB. As for the station in Milan, the routes mainly operate in and out of Milan Centrale Station.
  • Rome–Munich: The train routes going from Rome to Munich and back with Trenitalia are not direct. The journeys require passengers to switch trains at least once. The stops are generally in Verona, Italy. These trains cover a distance of about 434 miles (698 km) in around 9h 24min.
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Trenitalia Train Types

Frecciarossa

  • Frecciarossa is the fastest type of Trenitalia train, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h.
  • Traditional Frecciarossa trains (known as ETR 500) connects more than 15 cities in Italy including Milan, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Naples, and Turin.
  • Frecciarossa 1000 (known as ETR 1000) trains travel the Naples-Rome-Milan-Turin route 28 times per day.
  • Frecciarossa 1000 trains can connect big cities such as Rome and Milan in under 3 hours.
  • All Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains include Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, washrooms, luggage storage, restaurant and bar services.

Frecciargento

  • Frecciargento is the second fastest type of Trenitalia train, reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h.
  • Frecciargento trains travel between Rome and northeastern and southeastern Italy, several times a day.
  • Frecciargento trains services include Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, luggage storage, washrooms, a dining car, and seats reserved for the disabled.

Frecciabianca

  • Frecciabianca trains run outside of the high-speed trainlines, reaching speeds up to 200 km/h.
  • Frecciabianca trains travel between many of Italy's biggest cities and along the Adriatic coast.
  • Frecciabianca runs approximately 86 trains per day and offers spacious seats, power outlets, washrooms, luggage storage and disabled seating.

Intercity

  • Intercity trains are slower than high-speed trains, but are still faster than local transport trains.
  • Trenitalia's Intercity trains connect approximately 200 cities throughout Italy.
  • Intercity Night trains travel overnight and serve the greater distances.
  • Intercity trains are equipped with air conditioning, washrooms, and disabled seating.
  • You can also take the regional trains which connect all of Italy's smaller areas, often frequented by commuters and students. Regional trains are operated by local companies.

Trenitalia Class Types

On board the Trenitalia Frecciarossa high-speed trains, you can choose between four seating classes and unlike many first class service options, they're all affordable! Trenitalia aims to accommodate every type of traveler (even those with a modest budget). Below are images of popular seating classes and summary of the services available on all class types:


  • Standard class: With Standard class, inclusive of your ticket, you'll also get:
    • Wi-Fi
    • Tables
    • Bistro table service
    • Power sockets
    • Entertainment portal
  • Premium class: From €10 extra, with a Premium ticket you'll get:
    • All the standard class benefits
    • Large leather seats
    • Complimentary newspapers
    • Complimentary welcome drink (coffee, soft drink or prosecco)
  • Business class: From €33 extra, with a Business ticket you'll get:
    • All the standard and premium class benefits
    • More leg and elbow room
    • Table service
    • High quality, healthy Italian products

Trenitalia and sustainability

Travelling by train in Italy is currently the most eco-friendly method of long-distance travel, emitting the least amount of carbon dioxide. Trenitalia has the objective of reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. This will refer to both the energy it demands as well as the energy it produces. They are continuously promoting the use of the national railway system as a more sustainable way of getting around, attempting to reduce the use of private vehicles.

Night trains and routes with Trenitalia

Travelling on night trains is a great way of being efficient with your travel time, as well as reducing hotel and overnight expenses. Arriving the following morning at your next destination allows you to visit and see more. Trenitalia operates various night trains within Italy on the InterCity routes. These specific InterCity lines are called InterCityNotte. These overnight trips go from cities like Milan to other Italian cities such as Syracuse, Naples, or Palermo. From Rome, there are the same InterCity trains making the overnight trips within Italy to the same cities, as well as Venice and Bolzano.

Trenitalia: frequently asked questions

Where can I buy my train ticket?

Omio offers multiple Trenitalia options between large cities like Rome, Naples and Milan as well as other regional destinations. Booking through Omio is easy whether you do so on the website or the mobile app. It’s a great way to see all your options by price or duration and purchase your tickets on the go.

Do I need to print my train ticket?

Generally, it’s not necessary to print tickets, especially those considered mobile tickets. Mobile tickets can be accessed through the Omio mobile app. If mobile tickets are not available for the journey you’re interested in, you will most likely receive an electronic ticket in your email.

Can I cancel my train ticket?

Cancelling your tickets is possible through the Omio page where the tickets were purchased, on the "Your Bookings" page. However, any cancellation fees and possible refunds depend on the type of fare purchased and the services it includes.

Can I exchange my train ticket?

Making modifications to your Omio Trenitalia tickets is generally not possible, but depends on the type of fare purchased. However, these changes may be possible through the Trenitalia travel site.

What are the services available for people with reduced mobility?

Italian stations, where Trenitalia routes operate, offer the Sala Blu service. This is where passengers with reduced mobility may request assistance, if needed, for getting around the stations as well as boarding Trenitalia trains.

Are the trains adapted to persons with restricted mobility?

Most Trenitalia trains offer wheelchair-accessible seating, especially the long-distance and highspeed routes. In the case of the Trenitalia Frecciarossa high-speed trains, the accessible seating is located in first class. However, disabled passengers are charged a second-class fare.

Can children under 18 travel by themselves?

Yes, there aren’t any policies indicating the contrary. There are no specific restrictions for the age of passengers on board Trenitalia trains travelling without an adult.

What is the luggage allowance per passenger?

Trenitalia does not have a specific luggage allowance per passenger. In general, you must be able to carry your own luggage and normally it’s two suitcases per person, in addition to one hand luggage item.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets?

Omio allows travellers to filter their searches by price. It’s always a good idea to book in advance to get more affordable prices. Being flexible also allows you to choose cheaper options.

Do I need a COVID test to travel by train?

You may be required to present a Digital COVID certificate or equivalent to board Trenitalia trains. However, this may change and it also depends on the departure and arrival station, especially if you are crossing country borders. Check the restrictions of the departure and arrival cities beforehand.

Do the trains offer any special services onboard?

Most of the high-speed Freccia routes have a restaurant service on board their trains. In some cabin classes, a welcome drink or snack may be included in your train fare. Nonetheless, all Trenitalia trains have restrooms.

If I have questions about the route, is there assistance or someone to help me?

Omio has a Customer Help Center to assist travellers with their Trenitalia bookings. Through this platform, it’s possible to get more information on your routes as well as solve any questions about booking modifications.

Trenitalia offers the majority of the most popular train routes within Italy and connects also small cities and villages.
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Popular Routes

On Omio, you can book a wide range of train tickets with Trenitalia.

Showing prices for tomorrow, Sunday, May 29

Milan Centrale
TrenitaliaZürich HBMilan CentraleDuration: 3h 17from £76
Zürich HB
TrenitaliaMilan CentraleZürich HBDuration: 3h 17from £76
Milan Centrale
TrenitaliaGenevaMilan CentraleDuration: 4h 01from £75