Italian International trains

Italian International trains
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Key features

  • Zurich - Milan: 03:41
  • Book up to 120 days in advance
  • High Speed trains

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Italian International trains

Italian Int. trains. Ideal to travel between Italy and Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Budapest, Zagreb etc.

The Italian International service is one of the most practical to reach your destination in comfort and quiet whether that’s Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria or Eastern Europe. Your arrival in the next European country on your list will be via the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Dolomites and the Alps if you travel on board a high-speed Italian International train from Italy. Experience the beautiful landscapes on board Italian International trains which have comfortable carriages and shorter journey times. The best way to travel between countries served by the Italian International trains.

Popular journeys and travel durations

Main destinations for the Italian International Trains include Barcelona, Venice, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Budapest, and Zurich.

Popular journeys and travel durations
JourneyTravel time
Florence – Milan2h 55
Venice – Milan2h 57
Milan – Zurich3h 38
Milan – Geneva3h 43
Milan – Basel4h 26
Zurich – Stuttgart3h 04

Munich Venice 05:57 ₹ 2,955
Milan Zurich 03:41 ₹ 2,424
Venice Geneva 06:46 ₹ 3,182
Geneva Milan 03:53 ₹ 2,424
Basel Milan 04:04 ₹ 6,818
Lucerne Milan 04:03 ₹ 2,424
Cologne Milan 08:39 ₹ 6,818
Munich Verona 04:52 ₹ 2,955
Innsbruck Venice 04:17 ₹ 2,197
Bern Milan 03:01 ₹ 5,379
Geneva Verona 05:45 ₹ 7,045
Bologna Munich 06:18 ₹ 2,955
Lausanne Venice 06:10 ₹ 3,182
Lausanne Milan 03:17 ₹ 2,424
Innsbruck Verona 03:12 ₹ 2,197
Zurich Como 03:07 ₹ 2,424
Innsbruck Bologna 04:40 ₹ 2,197
Milan Mannheim 06:58 ₹ 2,424
Como Lucerne 03:27 ₹ 2,424
Padua Munich 05:52 ₹ 2,955
Verona Lausanne 05:10 ₹ 3,182
Padua Geneva 06:31 ₹ 3,182
Venice Brig 04:44 ₹ 3,182
Venice Sion 05:16 ₹ 3,182
Rosenheim Venice 05:25 ₹ 2,955
Worgl Venice 04:53 ₹ 2,197
Montreux Venice 05:52 ₹ 3,182
Thun Milan 02:41 ₹ 2,424
Milan Montreux 02:59 ₹ 2,424

Booking and printing options

Booking :
  • Italian International trains 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.



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

All the main Italian stations have trolleys, baggage lockers, foreign exchange facilities, restaurants, car rental offices etc.

Ticket control will occur on board the trains from Italy.

Onboard

Classes and facilities offered by Italian International trains
First class Second class
Air conditioned carriages Makes it bliss when travelling during the summer period.
Restaurant car Drinks, snacks and delicious meals, to make the most of your trip.
Welcome drink Nothing more refreshing than being welcomed by a drink from the friendly staff.
Newspapers and magazines Grab your free international/local newspaper or magazine and enjoy the ride.
Meal and drink A delicious meal and drinks are served at seat on board.



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Overall rating (256)

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Overall appreciation

Excellent 30% Very good 37% Average 18% Poor 6% Terrible 8%



  • "lovely way to travel"    
    mush better than flying as you would miss the gorgeous views. 5 stars for convenience  
  • "Good experience."    
    No problems encountered, train was punctual, cabin comfortable.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Scenic"    
    Scenic ride    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Zurich to Como"    
    So relaxing and comfortable, and the scenery was amazing!    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Italy "    
    convenience and great coast along the way...    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Good trip but..."    
    Problem of seat reservation No family space Delay of 30 minutes    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Rome to Salzburg"    
    This leg of the journey went very smoothly apart from the ability to store our luggage. As we are older folk it was immediately obvious I was not going to be able to lift our suitcases up into the overhead luggage racks and as a result we found space for them behind our seat as we were sitting in a four seat pod. As the trip continued people stored their luggage at the front of the carriage for possibly the same reason as us. I would recommend some storage racks at the back of the carriage similar to other trains we travelled on.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Comfortable -Easy"    
    Good train trip from Milano to Spiez. Comfortable cabin/seats/ride.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Smooth trip cramped foot space"    
    We three rode in first class. We were assigned seats in a four-seat-with-table bay, and were joined by a fourth for most of the trip. It would have been much more comfortable to be in separate seats, since the foot space under the tables is quite limited. In all other respects the trip was nearly as good as in first class on the TGV. Not quite as fast or smooth, and not as good food service, but generally fine and certainly far better than air travel. We will use this again.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "WORST TRAIN"    
    The Train was very poorly maintained. No cleanliness and Toilet was not working. I Even lost my Wallet on train and no one helped me out.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "NICE TRIP"    
    the train is on time but the space for luggage is too small.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Trip to Swiss "    
    Excellent Service ... Punctuality to the core .... Clean and well maintained compartments ... Staff very courteous .... Recommended 100 times if not more .... keep up the good work    Value for money  Convenience
  • "vacation"    
    thought first class was bigger (comparing to TGV Lyria). Also too many stops.    Convenience
  • "Most convenient way to travel "    
    Train was comfortable and punctual! Helps to buy the ticket in advance if you know your travel times as it's cheaper than buying on the spot!    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Good and worth"    
    It was fast and comfortable. It also saved our money    Value for money  Convenience
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