Thello Night trains

Thello Night trains

Thello Trains : A France to Italy Connection.

  • Paris - Venice: 13:24
  • Book up to 120 days in advance
  • Night trains
  • Secure cabins with cozy berths
  • Save on accommodation

Thello night train


Thello Night trains

Thello are international trains that provide both daytime and overnight travel between France and Italy. Travel during the day from Marseille or Nice to Genoa or Milan, or any number of stops in between. Travel overnight between Paris and a host of Italian cities including Milan and Venice.

Travel on Thello day trains in comfortable 1st or 2nd class seats. Or enjoy overnight travel with accommodations that include sleeper compartments and couchette cars to choose from. Sleeping compartments sleep either one, two or three people, 
have in-room washbasins, and include a complimentary continental breakfast served in your compartment or the restaurant car. Compartments are available as men-or-women-only, or you can reserve an entire compartment to fit your travel party needs. Couchette cars feature bathrooms at either end of the car and offer 4 or 
6 berth compartments. Additionally, all travelers will be provided with a wake-up service and morning coffee when requested.

Train accommodations aside, you’ll enjoy Thello’s city-center to city-center convenience. So why not join the million-plus who ride these trains and arrive relaxed and refreshed in the city of their dreams the next morning ? That’s Thello.

Practical information

There are no check-in procedures for Thello trains, however, it is advisable that you arrive at the station at least 10-minutes prior to your train’s scheduled departure. This allows you time to locate the departure platform. Be sure to board the train at least 2 minutes prior to departure. Thello trains require a ticket and reservation.

Paper ticket

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

Booking :
  • Thello Night 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.

A class apart

Classes of service

Services & amenities offered by Thello
Second class Second class First classFirst class
Rail Carrier DesignationClass of service for the Rail Carrier, as you might see on your ticket. 6-bed Couchettes T6 4-bed Couchettes T4 Double and Triple sleeper T3 Single sleeper
Washbasin Keep yourself refreshed anytime during your journey
Security Sleep soundly in the privacy of your secure compartment with lock and spy hole on the door.
Newspapers & magazines Flip through a complimentary international/local newspaper or magazine as you enjoy the journey.
Breakfast Fuel your body for sightseeing upon arrival by taking advantage of the most important meal of the day.
Air conditioning Enjoy your journey by staying cool and refreshed traveling during the summer months.
Bottles of water Keep yourself hydrated from one city to the next with a refreshing bottle of water.
Cabin Assistance An attendant will be happy to assist in preparing your cabin for the night, at your request.
Wake-up service Expect to be woken up approximately 30 to 60 minutes prior to the train’s arrival.


Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. Can I purchase a rail pass when I'm in Europe ?

  • Q. Where can I find specific information regarding the services offered on the train I'll be taking ?

  • Q. I’ve noticed a big difference in the cost of seat reservations for different trains. Why ?

  • Q. Is it possible to have travellers of different genders in the same sleeping compartment ?

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

  • Q. How do I book a train ticket on your site ?

  • Q. Is dinner and/or breakfast included with my reservation on an overnight train ?

  • Q. Will the train cars be air conditioned/heated ?

  • Q. Should I buy my seat reservations prior to arriving in Europe, or can I just get them at the station locally ?

  • Q. What do I do if my train goes through a country not listed on my rail pass ?

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