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Take the fast track to Italy

Dreaming of la Dolce Vita? We can make your dream come true, with daily TGV service to two of Italy’s most beautiful cities.

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Exploring Italy

Want to ski the Italian Alps, explore the museums in Turin or experience the drama of Fashion Week in Milan? What are you waiting for? Every day, our high-speed trains connect six French cities to Northern Italy—perfect for business travel or a weekend getaway.

Travel to Milan or Turin

Fares start at just €291

  • depart from Paris or any of five other French cities2
  • book between four months and 1 hour before departure

Save with your Avantage or Liberté card

Got an SNCF Avantage card? Whether you hold a Jeune, Famille, Week-end or Senior account, you qualify for discounts on travel to Italy:

  • 30%3 off for you and another adult with your Avantage Famille or Avantage Week-end card
  • 60%4 discount for up to three accompanying children ages 4 to 11 

Your Liberté card also offers benefits when you travel to our Italian destinations5:

  • 45% off the Liberté Prima fare when you travel 1st class
  • 60% off the Liberté Prima fare when you travel 2nd class

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The many benefits of TGV travel

  • Head for Milan to shop the luxury boutiques under the exquisite glass roof of the Vittorio Emanuele II shopping arcade.

  • Take an evening stroll and sip an aperitivo in one of the many restaurants along Milan’s historic canals, called Navigli.

  • Night or day, the Parco del Valentino is an oasis of peace and quiet, just minutes from Turin’s bustling centre.

  • Everyone has a reason to love Turin—from budding gourmets to history buffs to alpine sports enthusiasts.

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More services

Our TGVs offer seating for a variety of needs, in both 1st and 2nd class. Travelling with children? Book seats in our Espaces Famille, with a nursery area right next door. Need to work? Choose our Espace Calme for a quiet, productive journey.

We’ve got the right space for your needs. Learn more

Our café-bar and trolley service offer a wide selection of beverages, breakfast options, and lunch/dinner menus—plus hot meals, sandwiches, salads and desserts. And if you travel in 1st class, our on-board staff will serve you at your seat.

Browse our menu (PDF, French, 9.79 MB)

Want to know more about on-board services? With the Esperienza mobile app, you can access them anytime. 

You can also make arrangements for a smooth, stress-free arrival or meet fellow passengers who share your interests.

Metro tickets for Milan, Turin, Paris and Lyon are on sale in the café-bar, saving you time and hassle when you arrive. And you can borrow a book or board game, in French or Italian. Enjoy them in the café-bar during your journey—no charge!

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1 Offer subject to conditions for our Mini fare—the perfect choice for travel on a budget. Travel smart: book your train tickets in advance and get fares from just €29 in 2nd class and €39 in 1st class.  

2 Departing from Lyon, Grenoble, Chambéry, Saint-Jean de Maurienne and Modane.

3 Offer available exclusively to Avantage cardholders. Discount calculated based on Seconda or Prima (2nd or 1st class) fare for TGV France-Italy trains on day of purchase. Discount calculation does not include additional paid services. Offer valid for a companion travelling with holders of the Avantage Week-end or Avantage Famille card.

4 Offer valid for up to three accompanying children ages 4 to 11, provided their tickets are purchased at the same time as the Avantage cardholder’s ticket. Discount calculated based on Seconda or Prima (2nd or 1st class) fare for TGV France-Italy trains on day of purchase. Discount calculation does not include additional paid services.

5 Use your Liberté card to save on journeys from Paris to Italy and from other French stations to Turin, Vercelli, Novara and Milan.

6 Travel from Paris to Milan in 7h09, Paris to Turin in 5h34, Lyon to Milan in 5h13, and Chambéry to Turin in just 2h31.

7 Travel from Paris to Bardonecchia in 4h32 or from Paris-Oulx to Sestriere in 4h42.