Trenitalia baggage allowance | Can I bring all my suitcases?

Trenitalia is the main train operator in Italy, connecting all Italian train stations with many regional, national and international routes. Travelling with Trenitalia in Italy allows you to have a wide choice of destinations and to take your luggage on every Trenitalia train: from local trains to national and even high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Check out Trenitalia luggage allowance: maximum weight and dimensions for the luggage and rules about transporting bikes and musical instruments.


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How many suitcases can I bring on Trenitalia trains?

Trenitalia luggage policy does not enforce a limit on the number of luggage a passenger can bring onboard. However, Since the space to store suitcases on Trenitalia trains is limited, it’s recommended not to bring more luggage than you can handle on your own. Here’s what else you should know:

  • There are no specific restrictions on the number and weight of suitcases;
  • Passengers should be able to handle and lift their own luggage;
  • Suitcases and bags should not block entryways and aisles.

Can I bring my bike when travelling with Trenitalia?

Bike transport on Trenitalia trains is allowed on board of specific trains and according to the following rules.

Disassembled bike

You can take on Trenitalia trains a disassembled or foldable bike free of charge. Maximum dimensions for the bike transport on Trenitalia trains are 11x80x45 cm for national trains and 120x80x45 cm for regional trains.

Assembled bike

On all trains marked with the bike symbol, it is allowed to have an assembled bike. The transport of an assembled bike on Trenitalia trains is limited to the available space and it requires the purchase of the relative bike surcharge.

Can I bring my sports equipment or musical instrument in Trenitalia trains?

Trenitalia luggage policy does not specify whether passengers can bring sports equipment or musical instruments on its trains. The general rule that can apply here is the following: the items should be light enough for you to carry them by yourself and should not obstruct the movement of other passengers.


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FAQs about Trenitalia luggage policy

What are the luggage fees on Trenitalia?

Every passenger of Trenitalia trains can take on board of the train luggage and suitcases for free. Trenitalia luggage policy is not strict about the number of suitcases and dimensions limit and it doesn’t require any fee or extra fee in case of overweight or oversize.

Can I ship my luggage instead of carrying it on the train?
Although Trenitalia baggage allowance policy is less strict than the ones for most airlines, shipping your items instead is still more affordable and hassle-free. Eurosender offers many shipping options: from urgent deliveries in 24/72 hours with the express service to a van entirely dedicated to the transport of your belongings.
What is Trenitalia pet policy?
Trenitalia pet policy clarifies that pets are allowed on board of trains. Small dogs, cats and other small pets should be kept in containers up to 70x30x50cm and travel free of charge. However, each traveller can bring only one pet with them. Bigger dogs should be kept on a leash and muzzled. A second-class ticket (with a 50% reduction) should be purchased for these dogs. Trenitalia pet policy about guide dogs allows them to travel on all trains free of charge.
Where do I store my luggage in Trenitalia?
There’s no specified spot for the luggage of each passenger. Luggage should be stored either on the luggage racks or above the seats. You may find trouble storing big suitcases during the high season and the same applies for bikes and other sports equipments. Instead, you can consider shipping your luggage and bicycle by courier and travel hassle-free.

The information concerning Trenitalia’s baggage allowance is based on data collected from the company’s website on 15/09/2020.