Owned by Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, Trenitalia is the primary and the largest train operator in Italy. Their fast trains connect the major cities and airports. They also operate in Sicily and Sardinia.
Italo, the new high-speed train of NTV, is Europe's first private open access operator of 300 km/h high-speed trains. These modern trains offer multilingual staff, comfort and free WiFi.
Connects the suburban and regional rail service in the northern area of Milan, connecting the airport service Malpensa Express (from Milano Cadorna, Milano Centrale, Milano Porta Garibaldi) and the Como-Chiasso and Malpensa-Bellinzona cross-border service.
Ente Autonomo Volturno
The infrastructure network of Ente Autonomo Volturno includes the Circumvesuviana, MetroCampania NordEst and Sepsa lines. The railway company provides services in the East of the Naples metropolitan area.
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
The railway network of Ferrovie Appulo Lucane has an overall extension of 183 km along two directions, in the regions of Puglia and Basilicata, connecting the cities of Bari, Altamura, Matera, Potenza, Avigliano, Altamura and Bari.
High-Speed train service connecting two lines: Turin-Salerno, stops in Milan, Reggio Emilia, Bologna, Florence, Rome and Naples. Venice-Naples, stops in Padova, Bologna, Florence and Rome.
Connecting Milan to Venice, Udine and Trieste: Genoa and Rome; down to Bari, Lecce on the traditional line.
Trains connecting Turin-Milan-Bologna-Rome-Naples-Salerno on the high-speed line.
ETR (AKA EUROSTAR)
Very fast trains stopping only at major cities. 1st and 2nd class. Supplement payable and booking compulsory.
Trains connecting Rome to Venice, Verona, Bari/Lecce, Lamezia Terme/Reggio Calabria on the high-speed lines and traditional lines.
Fast trains stopping at major cities. 1st and 2nd class. Supplement payable and booking recommended.
Trains stopping at many cities. 1st and 2nd class.
Local trains stopping virtually at every city within the same region. Normally 2nd class only.
Trains operate between major Italian cities and to foreign countries.
RAIL PASSES & TICKETS
Can be purchased from your local travel agent in Australia and New Zealand. Seniors (75 years and over) can obtain a “Carta d’argento” (silver card) that allows them to travel at a discounted rate on some trains.
Please be aware that once you have purchased a ticket, you must validate it before boarding the train at the special yellow machines located along the platforms. Failure to do so will result in a fine.