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Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by ytang

I intend to travel from Barcelona to Milano by direct night train.

Train schedule shows EN train start from Barcelona, but RENFE ticketing site only allow booking from Girona Station.

Does anyone know why?

Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by Belsaita

I just did a dummy booking for a random date in October, and there was no problem selecting departure from Barcelona.

Maybe a temporary glitch?

Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by ytang

Finally it works somehow when I hit the previous/Next button.

Hope that the departure from Barcelona is correct.


Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by qzaman


Good that the glitch is gone.

One question though:

why you want to take the trenhotel?

there are excellent options by air
and lot cheaper than trenhotel.

We flew to Venice from Barcelona
on Sep 16th with Spanair for Euro 51.
Milan is even cheaper.

Just my 2 cents worth :)

Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by gilescorey

Probably wasn't a glitch. Just bad design. RENFE's site is abominable. I still have trouble navigating it, and end up bookmarking the pages I use the most, to avoid future confusion.

The TrenHotels leave from French Station(Estaçio França). Please report back on whether it was worth the money. Very curious, and looked into it for my last trip to Paris.


Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by ytang

I paid about 80Euro for T4 TrenHotel from Barcelona to Milano. I like sleep in train, save time and money also. I thought of flying to Treviso near venice with RyanAir, but frighten by the bad experience by other commuters with RyanAir.

Is it alright with Spanair

Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by ytang

I booked this train from Eurail, T4 cost about 80Euro, cheaper than Renfe. Probably is on promotion, I think.

Will update you after my experience.

Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by qzaman

Spanair was very good
left Barcelona on time
arrived venice on time

No frills though

no free food or drink

But 51 euro from Barcelona
to Venice...............

Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by ytang

Sounds like a good deal for 51 Euro. May I know which airport SpainAir land in Venice.

Re: Euro Night (EN TrenHotel) from Barcelona to Milano

by qzaman

The regular Airport - Marco Polo - and you get a fast bus with luggage facility underneath from there to Plaza Roma for Euro 3.

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