TGV France-Italy

TGV France-Italy

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Key features

  • Paris - Milan: 07:07
  • Book up to 120 days in advance
  • E-ticket
  • High Speed trains

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TGV France-Italy

TGV France-Italy high speed trains are best for a multi-city visit. They link Paris to Turin or Milan.

Travellers exploring Europe can enjoy the cultural highlights of Paris and Milan with the TGV France Italy’s superb daily connection. Travelling at speeds of up to 270 km/h the TGV France Italy offers three daily round trips to link the two cities. Those wanting to take the trip at a more leisurely pace can also stop off along the way as the train visits 12 destinations en route. On-board there’s comfortable reclining seats and a bar-buffet which offers a wide range of refreshments and snacks.

Popular journeys and travel durations

Main destinations include Paris, Torino and Milan in France and Italy.

Milan Paris 07:12 AU$46
Paris Turin 05:37 AU$56
Bardonecchia Paris 04:28 AU$56
Novara Paris 06:55 AU$75
Paris Vercelli 06:17 AU$133
Oulx Paris 04:40 AU$46
Chambery Milan 04:01 AU$46
Macon Milan 05:25 AU$46
Milan Modane 02:54 AU$26
Milan St Jean De Maurienne 03:33 AU$26
Turin Bourg En Bresse 03:55 AU$91
Turin St Jean De Maurienne 01:54 AU$58
Modane Turin 01:23 AU$26
Turin Aix Les Bains 02:49 AU$91
Chambery Turin 02:36 AU$46
Turin Macon 04:17 AU$46
Milan Lyon St Exupery Airport 05:15 AU$46
Lyon St Exupery Airport Turin 03:39 AU$46

Booking and printing options

Booking :
  • TGV France-Italy 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.

Printing option(s) :

Paper ticket

Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.

Print @ home

Print your ticket anywhere and anytime before your travel. Skip shipping fees.

Printing guide

Print @ Station (from France)

Go to a self-service ticket machine and enter your reference to retrieve your ticket. Skip shipping fees.

Printing guide

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.
  • Pass holders . Book your seat reservation exclusively with Rail Europe.

Experience the service

Before boarding

Gare de Lyon in Paris, Torino Porta Susa and Milano Porta Garibaldi have excellent transport links.

Train doors will be locked at least two minutes before departure so make sure you arrive in plenty of time. There is no check in, just have your tickets ready to show on the train.


On board the TGV France-Italy trains travellers have the choice of first or second class service. Second class seating has the option of two adjoining seats with plenty of legroom. You can buy metro tickets for Milan and Paris on board the train at the buffet-bar.
Classes and facilities offered by TGV France-Italy
First classSecond class
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.
Newspapers and magazines Grab your free international/local newspaper or magazine and enjoy the ride.
Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought.
Subway tickets Tickets for Paris Metro and Milan Metro are on sale on board, allowing to save time and avoid confusion.
Kid’s facilities There is a nursery area on board for infants.
Seating/Club Space Travel in the intimacy of Club Space or seated next to your companion.
Meal and drink A delicious meal and drinks are served at seat on board.


In 1st or 2nd class, always travel in comfort

  • Onboard of TGV France-Italy trains, you can travel in 1st class which offers large and comfortable reclining seats. Travelling onboard of the TGV France-Italy in 2nd class also allows you to have generous legroom.

Time saver: Subway tickets are available for sale onboard of TGV France-Italy

  • Plan your journey to save time and hassle. Tickets for subway rail services in Milan and Paris can now be purchased at the buffet-bar on all France-Italy TGVs.

Meals and Beverages

  • Quench your thirst and sate your hunger! TGV France-Italy trains have a bar-buffet which offers a large selection of beverages and snacks, be it in 1st class or 2nd class. You can enjoy your drinks or snacks seated comfortably.

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  • "Comfortable and Relaxing trip"    
    The TGV trip from Paris to Milan during the day was exceptional. The train carriage was clean, quiet and the scenery was spectacular! Definitely will include TGV in our next trip. Alfons    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Trip good although delayed"    
    Apart from the significant delay due to signalling problems, the trip was very good. Plenty of space for us and our luggage! Comfortable and quiet.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Comfortable"    
    We paid for first class and again we did not have the amenities that were listed in the paperwork that came with the tickets. Wi fi was not available and we had to use an adapter for the USB. A comfortable trip.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Paris to Rome, via Milan"    
    Comfortable and very scenic train journey. Pleasant staff and good selection of refreshments. Appreciated the in seat service of coffee and tea. Highly recommend to other travellers.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "No better way to see Europe"    
    In Australia trains are slow, overpriced, and massively under utilised. If only they could learn from your example.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Hassle Free "    
    First time using rail around Europe and found it great. With booking online it was much easier and wuicker to board the train than purchasing at the station    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Very enjoyable trip"    
    We had a great trip from Milan to Lyon via Chambery Challes. The trip was very comfortable and the scenery was spectacular. A very efficient means of travelling between countries.    Value for money  Convenience
    Comfortable. Quick. Beats driving. A Nice touch was the info people in CHAMBERY CHALLES who were very helpful and even handed out water to waiting passengers.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Turin to Modane"    
    Although the train was late in arriving, there were plenty of notices to let us know. Very smooth journey.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Paris to Torino"    
    Excellent train trip and very scenic    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Holiday travel"    
    Our group were very happy with our first experience of European train travel. We had quite a bit of luggage, which we found hard to find enough storage space for. Comfort and service levels were great.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Paris to Torino"    
    Very interesting journey and great scenery. The train was very comfortable but we could not get much assistance at Torino Susa to go to Porto Nouvo.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Chambery to Milan"    
    Very good    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Rail Europe - Montmelian"    
    A change of train made easy by the clear instructions and advice provided with the tickets.  
  • "Great trip"    
    We were unexpectedly pleased with our train trip from Milan to Paris It was NOT easy finding the platform. and had to ask other travellers where to find the train, however this was the only problem. The seats are comfortable, coffee tea and food at your service, place to put your luggage. Power points to charge computer etc Great scenery, we are glad to have used the train rather than to fly  
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