View Single Post
Old Sep 12, 17, 6:53 pm
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Canada
Programs: UA 1K, Marriott Bonvoy PLAT, Fairmont PLAT, Priority Pass
Posts: 3,030
recent comparison - Trentalia vs. Italo

Originally Posted by stut View Post
It is, but private company Italo (I don't know if it's that site or Italiarail that the OP is referring to) also run trains on this route - arguably better quality and price, although with reduced frequency.
IME, this advice is incorrect.
First, Italo and Trentalia prices are similar, if not identical. Best to check on line a few days before travel for the best prices.
We took Italo from Milan Central to Torino and again from Torino to Firenze. 2nd class cabins were very crowded, and our seating area was littered with garbage. From Turin to Milan, the train went backwards. Not advisable for anyone who gets motion sickness.
We then took Trentalia from Firenze to Roma Centrale and again from Roma Centrale to Venezia Mestre. Seats were larger, less crowded and the cabin was spotless. But the main reason I recommend Trentalia. Italo does not have an on line customer service contact when issues arise (as they will).
Antonio8069 is offline