Travelling on a Thello EuroCity train
At a glance
- Regional train
Italian rail operator Thello runs a daytime EuroCity service between Marseille and Milan, travelling along the French and Italian Riviera, stopping at many of the popular Riviera resorts en route. At the port city of Genoa, the train turns inland towards Milan. This is currently the only route served by Thello during the day. The same company is also known for its overnight EuroNight services which run from Paris to various north Italian cities, including Milan, Venice and Verona.
Before you board
There is no check-in process before boarding a Thello EuroCity train, but do make sure to have your travel documents on your person at all times.
All Thello EuroCity carriages are air conditioned and have plenty of space for luggage, but bear in mind that your luggage must be labelled.
A specially adapted Standard Class carriage allows wheelchair users to travel comfortably on Thello EuroCity services.
The Bar on Thello EuroCity day trains is always in carriage 13. It offers hot and cold drinks, snacks, sandwiches and salads as well as a dish of the day.
Booking and printing options
Thello EuroCity tickets are open for bookings 120 days in advance.
Seat reservations are compulsory on Thello EuroCity trains and are included in the price of the tickets.
Get the lowest prices on Thello EuroCity by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell out quickly.
Opt for off-peak Thello EuroCity trains when you have to travel at short notice. Off-peak Thello EuroCity trains are more affordable than ones that run mornings and evenings, Fridays and Sundays or during popular holidays.
Classes of service
Thello EuroCity trains provide two classes of service: Standard Class and First Class.
Thello EuroCity First Class
Seating in First Class is more spacious than in Standard Class on Thello EuroCity trains, with three reclining seats across the central aisle rather than four. There are both airline-style seats as well as seats arranged in twos or fours facing each other across a table. Each seat reclines and is equipped with an electric power socket and a reading light.
Thello EuroCity Standard Class
Seating in Standard Class is in open-plan carriages with comfortable airline-style seats generally in pairs across a central aisle. Some seats are arranged in fours to face each other across a table. As in First Class, each seat reclines and is equipped with an electric power socket and a reading light.