Below is the typical "flight board" or "departure board" that you'll see in Italian Train Stations. This one was in Venice. It's interactive; follow the instructions to learn what each component of the board represents.

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Italian Trains - More Information

Italy by Train - Buying Tickets

Map of Italian Train Lines

Riding the Trains in Italy

Transportation in Italy

Tickets are usually bought in the station. You can check routes on Trenitalia. Trenitalia also has a good explanation of all their National Trains.

If you're looking for Italy Rail Passes or, a better value, France 'n Italy Pass banneror to purchase train tickets in advance, Click here for Rail Europe.

If you must have tickets firmly in hand and wish you had a full service provider, we recommend Select Italy Train Ticket Service.