TGV France-Italy

TGV France-Italy


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

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


TGV Paris to Milan at Bardonecchia station in Italy


TGV France-Italy

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.

Practical information

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.

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

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.
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.

A class apart

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by TGV France-Italy
First class Second 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.

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From our travel community

Reviews & ratings

  • Value for money
    Comfortable and Relaxing trip | Alfons m. | 2017/01/12
    "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
    Trip good although delayed | William g. | 2016/11/07
    "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
    Comfortable | Leo Michael s. | 2016/10/26
    "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
    Paris to Rome, via Milan | Debra c. | 2016/10/25
    "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
    No better way to see Europe | David n. | 2016/10/25
    "In Australia trains are slow, overpriced, and massively under utilised. If only they could learn from your example. "

  • Value for money
    Hassle Free  | Donald m. | 2016/10/22
    "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
    Very enjoyable trip | Laura m. | 2016/10/20
    "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
    CHAMBERY CHALLES - TORINO | David v. | 2016/10/07
    "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
    Turin to Modane | Janet s. | 2016/09/15
    "Although the train was late in arriving, there were plenty of notices to let us know. Very smooth journey. "

  • Value for money
    Paris to Torino | Kim w. | 2016/09/13
    "Excellent train trip and very scenic "

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Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. Do the prices quoted on the website include all fees and taxes?

  • Q. Are there shower facilities on board?

  • Q. What should I do if I am downgraded due to equipment issues, or affected by a traffic disruption or a strike?

  • Q. How far in advance can I buy my train ticket?

  • Q. Do rail passes cover commuter trains or airport shuttle trains?

  • Q. What happens if my train crosses an international border during the night?

  • Q. Will a National Rail Strike affect my train travel?

  • Q. Why should I purchase my train tickets before I leave for Europe instead of while there?

  • Q. How are sleeping compartments kept secure?

  • Q. Can I choose whether my tickets or rail passes are delivered as paper documents or electronically?

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