Milan to Paris Train Tickets



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Make the fashion capital of France the next stop on your tour of elegant Europe by traveling from Milan to Paris by train! Every evening, a single Thello high-speed train leaves Milan Centrale and travels non-stop overnight, arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon the following morning. These comfortable, highly-accommodating “hotels on wheels” have no traditional seating layout. Instead, you have a choice of accommodation which can be reserved in advance, ranging from 1- to 3-bed cabins to 4- or 6-berth (bed) couchette compartments. So get that much-needed shuteye and let Thello do the rest!

Paris is a cosmopolitan city of haute couture and historic landmarks. The home of such famous designer fashions as Chanel, Christian Dior, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton, Paris is also the site of some of the world’s most recognizable tourist attractions, like the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Louvre Museum. A midday break from sightseeing in an authentic Parisian sidewalk café or restaurant is a must for visitors wanting to experience the city in full.

Purchase your Thello e-ticket right here. Once you’ve placed your order with us, you will receive your purchase confirmation complete with a PNR identification number (“XXXXXX”) by email. Just show this ID number at the station when boarding and you’ll be set to travel overnight from Milan to Paris by train!

Journey Details


Each day, one Thello train departs at 11:13pm to travel overnight from Milan to Paris

Travel time

10 hours and 42 minutes non-stop

Train stations

Milan Centrale and Paris Gare de Lyon

Train features

Trenitalia Thello high-speed night trains, reaching a maximum speed of 200km/h
Ticket Fares

Thello e-tickets are ideal for travelers who want to make an overnight journey from Milan to Paris by train. Tickets include a reservation for a specified sleeper/berth. To travel in beds or couchettes on night trains, passengers are required to travel with a valid ID card or passport.

Thello E-ticket Flexi Fare (Base)

You can book your ticket up to 24h before departure.

Thello E-ticket GO Fare (Economy)

You can book your ticket up to 3 days before departure.

Thello E-ticket SMART Fare (Super Economy)

You can book your ticket up to 7 days before departure.
Ticket Classes

Cabins (1-3 beds)

Suited for 1 to 3 persons. Individual beds are grouped in designated female passenger and male passenger cabins. Each cabin has 1, 2 or 3 beds, a wash basin with towels and a power outlet. Beds are 180 x 80 cm in size and come fitted with sheets, a covered duvet plus a pillow encased in a cotton pillowcase. A complimentary travelkit containing essential toiletries and a bottle of water are supplied. A welcome drink and breakfast are included in the ticket price.

Couchette compartments (4-6 berths)

Ideal for small groups or friends traveling together. May be purchased as designated female passenger or male passenger compartments. While the 6-berth compartment offers the cheapest option for overnight travel, the 4-berth compartment is perhaps the best solution for the budget-conscious who need more personal space. Couchette compartments have a room temperature control. Each berth comes with a bedding kit and complimentary bottle of water. Separate washrooms and sinks are provided in each railcar.
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children between 4 and 14 years old receive a discount on the adult fare in Base Fare only. Children under 4 years old travel for free, provided they share the accompanying adult’s bed or couchette.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Air-conditioned and soundproofed cabins
  • Compartment doors equipped with security locks
  • Fold-away beds to allow for regular seating
  • Restaurant car with drink bar
  • Large dedicated storage areas for luggage items
  • Wake-up service
  • Complimentary newspapers and magazines
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your Thello e-ticket includes travel in a specific sleeper/berth.

E-Ticket delivery

To use your Thello e-ticket, simply go directly to the train. Upon boarding, you will need to show the PNR identification number you received by email to the crew as proof of purchase.

Read more about Thello night trains

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