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Main train stations Torino Porta Nuova, Torino Porta Susa
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TrenitaliaFrecciarossa, Italo, TGV

Airports Turin Airport
Public transport Metro, tram and local buses
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Cheap train tickets in Italy

 

With its regal charm, Turin (also known as Torino) is a must-visit destination in Italy. A pivotal part of Italian industrial history and the capital of the Piedmont region, Turin has emerged as a hub of artistic and cultural importance.

This page will take you through everything you need to know about travelling to Turin by train – and what to see in the city once you've arrived.

Visiting Turin

Turin train stations

Turin's main train station is Torino Porta Nuova, which is served by more than 450 regional and high-speed trains every day. You can easily get from Genoa to Turin in 1h 30m, from Bologna to Turin in 2h 10m and from Milan to Turin in about an hour thanks to Frecciarossa high-speed services. This station is also important for the interchanges with the metro, trams, buses and taxis and offers plenty of services, including bars, restaurants and shops.

Torino Porta Susa is the second most important train station in the region and is well-connected to France – from here you can take a direct TGV high-speed train operated by the French company SNCF and be in Paris in under six hours.

 

Train tickets to Turin

Trenitalia tickets

If you travel on Trenitalia trains to Turin, you’ll have the following ticket options –

  • Super Economy – the cheapest fare, but it’s non-refundable and non-exchangeable
  • Economy – still a cheap option, you can modify your booking only once
  • Base – the standard full-price ticket, you can make as many changes as you want to your booking
  • Ordinaria – fixed-price ticket based on the route, valid only on regional trains

Italo tickets

For journeys on Italo trains, you can choose one of the tickets below –

  • Low Cost – it’s the cheapest ticket and is both exchangeable and refundable, but you must pay a withholding fee if you make alterations to your booking
  • Economy – still cost-effective, it allows you to make changes to your booking at a lower price than the Low Cost fare
  • Flex – the most flexible ticket option, it can be changed as much as you want at no extra cost

TGV tickets

When travelling on TGV trains from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon, you can pick one of the following tickets –

  • Prem's – it's the cheapest ticket option, but you cannot change the date of departure for your booking or apply for a refund
  • Seconde (Second Class) – valid for Second Class on TGV trains, you can change your date of departure and cancel your booking for a refund
  • Première (First Class) – valid for First Class on TGV trains, you can change your date of departure and cancel your booking for a refund
  • Business Première – unlike Second and First Class tickets, this ticket type has a fixed price and gives you access to Grand Voyageur lounge in the station, priority boarding, drinks and newspapers and free WiFi on board

 

Popular routes

Have a look at our table below to learn more about popular routes to Turin, train types serving those routes and journey times.

 

Route Fastest journey time Train
Milan to Turin 1h Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity & Regional trains
Genoa to Turin 1h 30m Regional trains, Frecciabianca & Intercity
Bologna to Turin 2h 10m Italo, Frecciarossa & Frecciabianca
Rome to Turin 3h 52m Italo, Frecciarossa & Frecciabianca
Alessandria to Turin 47m Regional trains, Frecciabianca & Intercity
Paris to Turin 5h 37m TGV

 

Rome to Turin on Trenitalia

Want to travel from Rome to Turin in the fastest and easiest way possible? Take Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecciarossa service direct to Turin, so you won't have to worry about changing to a connecting train.

If you want to add extra comfort to your journey, book a Frecciarossa Executive (First Class) ticket and enjoy a gourmet meal service at your seat, free WiFi and plenty of legroom. If you're travelling on a business trip, consider a Frecciarossa Business ticket – a quiet carriage and a Salottino Business private 4-seat compartment are available if you want to work undisturbed during your train journey.

Shorter journeys between Rimini, Ancona and Turin

Frecciarossa trains have shaved about fifty minutes off the journey times from Rimini to Turin (3h 18m) and from Ancona to Turin (4h 13m).

 

How to get from Turin Airport to the city

Torino Caselle Airport is connected directly to Turin city centre by Trenitalia trains, which depart from Torino Dora GTT train station and arrive at the airport in about twenty minutes. The first train departs from Dora GTT station at 05:01 and the last one at 23:08.

 

Turin public transport

Public transport in Turin is very efficient. It's operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (GTT) and includes an automated metro line, 8 tram lines and over 80 bus lines. You can easily get to Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto train stations by metro or tram from different areas of the city.

Many buses bound for the airport and other destinations in the city depart from the bus terminal located on the left-hand side of the station. If you want to visit the famous Mole Antonelliana, take bus 61 and stop at Via Po or bus 68 and stop at Via Rossini.

 

What to see in Turin

Turin is characterised by awe-inspiring architecture, cultural heritage and world-class gastronomy. It's little wonder that Turin commands such respect on the world stage, with international events such as the International Book Fair and Salone del Gusto (a food fair) choosing this city as their official venue.

Bus services are available across the whole metropolitan area – most of the main attractions of this city are, however, within easy walking distance of each other, so the best way to experience the finest offerings of Turin is to dust off those walking shoes and venture off through the endless streets and squares of the city.

Every itinerary should include a visit to Mole Antonelliana, a majestic building within the heart of the city that offers first-rate views of its surroundings, as well as the Museo Nazionale del Cinema, a cultural institution that preserves iconic memorabilia from Italy's extensive history in the world of film and cinema. These attractions are within a 20-minute walk of Torino Porta Nuova station.

Not far from Mole Antonelliana is Piazza Castello, the centre of Turin's social life – here you can find important buildings like Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace), the residence of the Royal House of Savoy, Teatro Regio (Royal Theatre) and Palazzo Madama.

Turin is also renowned for its many religious sites, with an incredible array of monuments dedicated to the Catholic Church. In particular, it’s famous for the Cappella della Sacra Sindone and the Cattedrale di San Giovanni Battista – both within a 15-minute walk from the Cinema Museum. Once you've got your fill of these marvellous monuments, head to the Egyptian Museum (Museo Egizio) for inspiring artefacts and exhibitions.

Done exploring for the day? Stroll 25 minutes south to Parco del Valentino, relax and unwind in the greenest corner of the city with a quality-view of the castle.

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