Italian trains: Italo

Italian trains: Italo
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  • Florence - Rome: 01:32
  • Book early, save up to 80%
  • Book up to 120 days in advance
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  • High Speed trains

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Italian trains: Italo

Italo, high speed trains serving main cities like Venice, Rome, Milan, Florence etc with best comfort.

Italo is a modern high speed train which serves major towns and cities across Italy. The stylish red trains travel at speeds of up to 360km/h but consume 30 per cent less energy than other high speed trains, making them the eco-friendly option. Italo is operated by the Italian network NTV (Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori). All classes are comfortable and have CCTV for increased security, wifi internet access, a business lounge and delicious food. Passengers travelling in Prima or Club will be served meals in their seat while other passengers will find self-service vending machines in coaches 3 and 7.

Popular journeys and travel durations

JourneyTravel time
Naples – Rome1 h 08
Rome – Florence1 h 27
Milan – Florence1 h 56
Rome – Bologna2 h 12
Florence – Naples2 h 42
Rome – Milan2 h 45
Milan – Naples4 h 46

Our tips

  • If you are travelling with a child under 2 years old you won’t have to pay for a ticket for them as long as they don’t require an extra seat.
  • Children (2-15 years) and Senior (over 60 years) are eligible for a discounted fare. Conditions apply.
  • If you have an Italo ticket from/to Florence, you can enjoy free travel on the buses and trams on the Ataf network in the 24 hours before or after your travel date.
  • If you have an Italy pass or another pass which includes Italy please note you won’t be offered a discount on your ticket and will have to pay the normal fare for a journey with Italo trains.
  • If the number of infants exceeds the number of adults, any additional infant will be charged at a child’s rate.

Booking and printing options

Booking :
  • Italian trains: Italo tickets are open for booking 120 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

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Seat reservation :
  • Mandatory for this train! The seat reservation is included in the price of your ticket. Please note that seats are auto-allocated by train carriers. Depending on availabilities, carriers will ensure that all passengers of a same party are seated together. Seats can be swapped only once on-board.

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Italo high speed trains are synonymous of modernity, comfort and safety. Italo trains serve most major cities in Italy, allowing travellers to discover the best sights of Italy.

Italo high speed trains are operated by NTV, a group renowned for their high level of experience and professionalism. The bright red Italo trains are easily recognisable thanks to their modern allure.

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Experience the service

Before you board

Italo trains stop at stations all over the country but the main stations are in Rome and Milan.

In Rome there are three stations served by the high speed trains. Roma Tiburtina, Roma Termini and Roma Ostiense. Roma Tiburtina is a new station dedicated to high speed trains and is 4 km away from Roma Termini station, although you can get the metro between the two stations. Roma Ostiense station is the gateway to the airport making it the best option for business travellers.

In Milan the two stations are Milano Centrale and Milano Rogoredo. Milano Centrale is the main railway station in Milan. Milano Rogoredo railway station has a metro station and is about 10km away from the Linate airport.

Other stations served by the Italo trains are Torino Porta Nuova and Verona Porta Nuova.

You do not need to check in or go through customs for Italo trains. Just make sure you have your ticket and ID to hand on board to show the inspector.

Onboard

Italo trains have three classes of service. There’s Smart (second class), Prima (first class) and the new Club class (first class).
Classes and facilities offered by Italo
First classFirst classSecond class
Carrier’s designationName of class of service as you might see on your ticket.ClubPrimaSmart
Business lounge at station Get the ultimate treat before any trip, or simply an ideal place to continue working.
Video screens Ideal for entertainment, some coaches are equipped with screens.
Welcome drink Nothing more refreshing than being welcomed by a drink from the friendly staff.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.
Comfortable seats Spacious leather seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Snacks and beverages Whenever you feel peckish, you can buy something on board to eat or drink.
Power sockets Ideal to plug your laptop, phone or any electronic device from your seat.
Service crew For any question or help, a hostess/steward is present on board.
WiFi Internet Enjoy the freedom to read your emails, surf and listen to online music thanks to the wireless internet on board.


Highlights

  • Each carriage of Italo trains is equipped with CCTV, thus allowing an increased security for the passengers.
  • If you want to have a snack or a drink, there are 2 Area Break with self-service vending machines in coach n°3 and n°7 on board the Italo trains.

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Onboard


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F.A.Q

  • Q. How old do you have to be to qualify for Senior Fare on Italo?

  • Q. How many classes of travel does Italo offer?

  • Q. When do I need to check-in before boarding a Italo train?

  • Q. How shall I retrieve my Italo tickets?

  • Q. Do I need to book my Italo ticket?

  • Q. How far in advance can I book a ticket for Italo?

  • Q. Is there a catering service on Italo trains?

  • Q. Are there any designated to store luggage on board the Italo trains?

  • Q. What are the main destinations Italo trains connect to?

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Overall rating (58)

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Overall appreciation

Excellent 60% Very good 28% Average 8% Poor 1% Terrible 4%



  • "EXCELLENT "    
    THE SERVICE WAS TERRIFIC BEFORE WE GOT ON THE TRAIN THE JOURNEY WAS GREAT AND VERY TIMELY AND VERY EASY TO DO    Convenience
  • "one of the memorable moments"    
    Train was on time.Plenty of luggage space for every one. Even overhead lockers were able to hold large luggage .One of my most memorable moments happened in this train. Watching speed limit on screen going up from 200kph to 300.still a smooth ride.first time using italo.thought we should have used more. Thank you for the comfortable ride. naga    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Firenze to Salerno"    
    Absolutely amazing. I found the trip not only exhilarating but a new experience, especially coming from Australia where we only talk about fast trains and never make any decisions. One day !! 300 KMH is a fast train. And so much quieter than a plane and so much easier. Thanks    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Fantastic Train Service"    
    Trains were always on time, clean and very comfortable. My husband and I were very impressed with the service.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "RAIL TRAVEL IN ITALY"    
    I TRAVELED WITH MY FAMILY ON 08 OCT 16 FROM VENICE TO FLORENCE. IT WAS EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE, WITH EXCELLENT COMFORT AND GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY. I COULD BOOK THE TICKETS, IN ADVANCE, FOR THIS JOURNEY ON LINE WITH NO DIFFICULTY. I RECOMMEND ALL VISITING ITALY TO USE RAIL TRANSPORT WHILE TRAVELING INTER CITY. THE SEATS ARE EXTREMELY COMFORTABLE AND MUCH BETTER THAN THOSE PROVIDED IN AIR OR BUS TRAVEL  
  • "*"    
    Very poor service, I need to change my booking from later to bit earlier the same day, the system would not allow me and the customer service could not help. Not a very good online service experience. Will not book online again.  
  • "Seamless"    
    First time rail traveler, and would happily do it again    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Rome to Florence"    
    Great train, room on train to store our luggage, very comfortable seats, and good service on the train.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "italo"    
    Everything went very smoothly. The trip was very enjoyable    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Train Travel"    
    Trains are very comfy, lots of room and even got a snack    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Happy travellers"    
    Very satisfied - a great trip Only issue, it seems a number of passengers sit in seats which are reserved by others. Should not happen!    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Roman Holiday"    
    The train was great. Very comfortable and so clean. Would definitely travel by train again.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Nice trip"    
    Confortable on time and convenient trip.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Venice to Rome"    
    Convenient way to go from Venice to Rome. However in Venice the departures board noted the train was running 20 minutes late but the actual platform departure never showed the platform number. Luckily I asked the attendant at the gate as they were hurrying to board passengers and we would have missed the train if I didn't ask.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Love trains in Italy"    
    Great value, service and comfort    Value for money  Convenience
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