Trenitalia Luggage Allowance Policy

Trenitalia baggage allowance: rules and restrictions

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. Check out Trenitalia luggage allowance policy: maximum weight and dimensions for the luggage and rules about transporting bikes and musical instruments.

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Trenitalia luggage policy: how many suitcases can I bring?

Trenitalia luggage policy does not enforce a limit on the amount 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 luggage;
  • Suitcases and bags should not block entryways and aisles.


Luggage shipping service when travelling with Trenitalia

Trenitalia luggage allowance policy is not restrictive about the number of suitcases you can bring on Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca or any other train. If you are looking for an alternative solution to travel light, on our platform, you can enjoy every second of your trip without the stress of carrying your luggage on Trenitalia trains.

Find out how easy and convenient it is to send your luggage directly to your destination and travel on Trenitalia hassle-free. Our luggage service allows you to ship your suitcases directly at your doorstep to any destination in Italy. Book on our platform a door-to-door luggage shipping service to travel light on Trenitalia trains.

Important: While some courier companies accept suitcases for shipping, we recommend using cardboard boxes as the final packaging. Couriers will not accept suitcases for routes that include Austria, Czech Republic, Poland or the United Kingdom.


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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 specific 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. Traveling on Trenitalia with a cello or other big instruments can be uncomfortable, that’s why booking a door-to-door delivery service is the ideal solution to have your instrument delivered at your doorstep.


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FAQ about Trenitalia luggage allowance policy

What are the luggage fees on Trenitalia?
Every passenger of Trenitalia can take luggage and suitcases on board the train 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 luggage.
Can I ship my luggage instead of carrying it on the train?
Although the Trenitalia baggage allowance policy is not strict, shipping your items instead is affordable and allows you to travel 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 the Trenitalia pet policy?
Trenitalia pet policy clarifies that pets are allowed on board of their 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 have trouble storing big suitcases during the high season, and the same applies to bikes and other sports equipment. Instead, you can consider shipping your luggage and bicycle by courier and travel hassle-free.
The information concerning Trenitalia luggage allowance is based on data collected from the company’s website on July 2021. For more information about Trenitalia luggage policy and limitations we strongly recommend checking the company official website.


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