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.
Paris – Milan : 10h46m
Milan – Paris : 10h42m
Paris – Venice : 14h21m
Venice – Paris : 14h35m
Venice – Dijon : 11h23m
Paris – Verona : 12h40m
Vicenza – Paris : 13h43m
Milan – Dijon : 7h38m
Dijon – Padova : 11h09m
Brescia – Paris : 12h10m
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.
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.
Your Thello e-ticket includes a sleeper/berth (bed) reservation.
Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print out at home and is valid for travel.