Transport

Italian Rail Pass

Italian Rail Pass
High-speed trains in Italy The high-speed trains in Italy – such as the EuroStar, InterCity, or the new Alta Velocita – can be quite a bit more expensive than a slow train on the same route. The slower trains, stopping much more frequently along the way, take much longer to get from A to B. The high-speed trains stop less frequently, so get to each stop more quickly. The high-speed trains are also typically newer trains, and so can be a little more comfortable. Reservation With the ...
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Train travel in Italy

Train travel in Italy
The most popular way to travel through the country Getting around Italy by train is the most popular way to travel through the country. Taking the ...
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Italian train stations

Italian train stations
When travelling by train, it is important to understand how Italian train stations work. Not every train station in Italy is exactly alike, but there ...
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Boarding trains in Italy

Boarding trains in Italy
Don’t forget to validate your ticket First of all, don’t forget to validate your train ticket as having a train ticket alone doesn’t tie you to a ...
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Travelling by public transport in Italy

Travelling by public transport in Italy
Underground railway system Italy has a terrific underground railway system and extensive network of trams and buses in every big city that will get you near most tourist destinations. For example, the metro in Rome has three lines. The two lines cross at the city’s central railway station, which is called Roma Termini. Line three is not yet connected to the rest of the network and has hardly any interest for usual sightseeing. The metro system is efficient and affordable, and metro maps are ...
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Taking a taxi

Taking a taxi
Appearance of Italian taxis Taxis in Italian cities are usually yellow, sometimes white, while in smaller towns white is the most common colour with ...
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