Thello Day trains

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  • Book up to 120 days in advance
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Thello Day trains

Thello day trains. Ideal to travel from Marseille or Nice to Genoa or Milan.

Thello trains are international trains operating between France and Italy. The trains operate both during the day and overnight. During daytime, you can travel on board the Thello day trains from Marseille or Nice to reach Genoa or Milan. When travelling overnight, you can take the Thello night trains from Paris to reach many cities in Italy, including Milan and Venice. Attendants are available at all hours on the Thello trains.

Popular journeys and travel durations

Thello days trains operate between Marseille or Nice and Genoa or Milan.

Main routesTravel time
Milan – Nice4h41
Genoa – Nice2h56
Milan- Marseille7h20
Marseille – Genoa5h35
Marseille – Monaco2h56

Booking and printing options

Booking :
  • Thello Day 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 you board

Make sure to reach the train station at least 15 minutes before the train departs, especially if you are unfamiliar with the surroundings. The doors of the train will close 2 minutes before it departs. There is no check-in prior to boarding a Thello train, but make sure to have all your travel documents on you at all times. Please note that passholder fares to travel on board Thello trains are not available for holders of a rail pass.


Classes and facilities offered by Thello Day trains
First classSecond class
Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought.
Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.
Power sockets Ideal to plug your laptop, phone or any electronic device from your seat.

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