Thello Night Train E-Tickets

Each day, the Thello night train provides a high-speed connection between Venice and Paris. It’s a dusk to dawn journey throughout Italy, across the Alps of Switzerland and into the heart of France. Simply board the train in the evening and arrive at your destination the following morning. You’ll save on the cost of a hotel room and have more daylight time to enjoy the sights and scenery, all the while experiencing a new and unique way to travel by rail! City stops along the route include Padova, Verona, Milan and Dijon.

The summer is a popular season for Thello night train travel, so book your Thello e-ticket well in advance. Just select your desired route and within minutes, you’ll receive your ticket as a PDF by email which you can print at home or send straight to your smartphone or tablet – ready for travel and reservation included.

Trenitalia’s Thello Night Trains

Owned and operated by the Italian railway company Trenitalia, Thello high-speed night trains let you catch up on your sleep in sheer comfort. Unlike conventional passenger trains, Thello coaches don’t have a typical seating layout. Instead, they are made up of 1- to 3-bed sleeper cabins and larger 4- to 6-berth (bed) couchette compartments.

Popular Train Routes Between Italy and France

Why Choose Thello E-Tickets?

  • A time-saving, cost-efficient way to travel between Italy and France.
  • Thello night trains combine high-speed travel (up to 200km/h) with passenger comfort and convenience
  • Tickets include delivery by email as well as a sleeper/berth reserved just for you on the train.
  • Whether you’re traveling alone, with friends or with family, you can choose the level of privacy that best suits your needs.

Thello E-Ticket Fare Types

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.

Thello E-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.

Thello Night Train Comfort 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.

Thello Train Services and Amenities

  • Air-conditioned and sound-proofed 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


Two pieces of luggage and one piece of hand luggage per passenger allowed. No weight restrictions.


Bicycles are not allowed on board, though dismantled bikes can be carried in bags, with respect to Thello’s luggage policy.


Pets 5 kg in weight or less are allowed on board, provided they are accommodated in a cage or bag no bigger than 50 x 30 x 25 cm in size. Large dogs up to 50 kg in weight are allowed to travel in 1-, 2- or 3-bed cabins for exclusive use of their owners and under the owners’ responsibility, upon payment of a ticket on board.

Sleeper/Berth Reservations

Your Thello e-ticket includes a sleeper/berth (bed) reservation.

E-Ticket Delivery

Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print out at home and is valid for travel.