Italian trains: Italo

Italian trains: Italo
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  • Florence - Rome: 01:32
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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 the high speed train operated by a second railway company in Italy, NTV (Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori). Italo is a beautiful and modern red train, travelling at up to 360km/h. It connects major Italian cities like Rome, Napoli, Florence and Milan. Italo’s design, comfort, onboard services awaken the pleasure of train travel. Wi-Fi Internet everywhere on board and small cozy business class lounges, refined cuisine… such are the treats which await you on board the Italo. Italo is one of the most modern trains in the world. Compared to a classic high speed train, it consumes 30% less energy, thus promoting actions which will improve eco-sustainability. If you have purchased a rail pass which includes Italy, please note that Passholder fares are not offered for Italo trains. If you have an Italo ticket from/to Florence, you can benefit from free travel on the Ataf network (buses, tramvia 1) 24 hours before or after your travel date. Please note that if the number of infants exceeds the number of adults, any additional infant will be charged at a child’s rate.

Popular journeys and travel durations

Popular journeys
Journey Travel time
Napoli – Roma1 h 08
Roma – Firenze1 h 27
Milan – Firenze1 h 56
Roma – Bologna2 h 12
Firenze – Napoli2 h 42
Roma – Milan2 h 45
Milan – Napoli4 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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If you are looking for comfort, safety and value for money to visit Italy’s main cities, look no further. Italo is the perfect way to discover Italy by train.

Privately operated by NTV, Italo trains have an avant-garde look and feel, almost inviting you to jump on board hit the rails immediately.

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Experience the service

Before you board

The high-speed Italo trains will stop at Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense when in Rome, and Milano Centrale and Milano Rogoredo when in Milan.

The Milan Central railway station is the most important train station in Milan.

The Milano Rogoredo railway station has a connection with Rogoredo metro station. It is located about 10km away from the Linate airport. The ATM Bus lines 73 and X73 offers a connection from Milano Linate airport to Milan city centre.

The Roma Termini railway station is the main railway station of Rome. It is 20 minutes’ walk away from the Colosseum.

The Roma Ostiense railway station is the gateway to Roma Fiumicino Airport and is convenient for business travellers.

The Roma Tiburtina railway station is 4 km away from Roma Termini station. The metro offers an easy connection between the two stations. Roma Tiburtina railway station is a brand new station for high speed trains only. It is connected to the Tiburtina metro station.

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

There is no check in or customs procedures prior to boarding Italo trains. However ticket control or ID checks can occur randomly on board. For any assistance, queries or requests please refer to the Casa Italo counters.


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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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Overall rating (58)

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

  • "Easy mean of transportation"    
    Train was very convenient and punctual. An easy and quick mean of transportation between cities.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Fast Trip to Naples"    
    Had a nice trip from Termini to Naples Centarle, clean trains, nice and comfortable chairs.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "On time "    
    The train is on time and comfortable.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "excellent"    
    comfort seat and freindly stuff in the station office  
  • "fast and efficient"    
    All over a pleasant stress free journey    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Feedback"    
    We had a comfortable journey, on time and value for money.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Comfortable, Ontime and Fast"    
    I really recommend the high speed rail from Rome to Florence. It was a very comfortable and on-time service.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Enjoyable Trip "    
    Very cooperative staff , getting to the train station and coach was very easy , journey was very comfortable.Highly recommended to others.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Pleasant and Enjoyable"    
    Comfortably seated. Pleasant and great scenery to travel on train. I would definitely doing this again.  
  • "Travelling by Rail in Europe"    
    Comfortable train, on time and clean    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Nice trip "    
    Well done enjoyed the ride , every thing was great . Thanks Italio alot.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Great trip"    
    Train was comfortable and on time. A great way to travel around Italy    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Trian journey across Italy."    
    Outstanding experience in terms of the variety of trains, the timely journeys, cleanliness and ticketing arrangement.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Quick and convenient train "    
    Had a great journey from Rome to Florence. Fast train, comfortable seats and timely departure / arrival.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Comfortable ride"    
    At the time of booking, the website showed that free wi-fi    Value for money  Convenience
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