Getting lost in images and thoughts, watching the world pass by from the window and discovering how the landscape changes along the way: fascinating and romantic, the train is also one of the most comfortable and flexible means of transport, with the added value of a relatively low environmental impact. Still, stressful situations might be around the corner, especially if trains travel with a huge delay or if the station welcoming us upon our arrival is not up to expectations.
To provide an overview of the most “traveler-friendly” Italian stations, the web platform for searching and booking travel throughout Europe Omio compared in a survey the thirty most visited railway destinations by its users, evaluating their services and location. With its central position and its architecture from the Thirties and Fifties, complemented by modern interventions, Rome’s Termini Station reach the podium of this special ranking, sitting in second place after Florence.
The busiest Italian station – fifth in Europe for passenger traffic – convinces for its comfort and services. The punctuality of regional trains is attested to 90% and the station can be easily reached by all visitors to the Eternal City. The services offered get the highest score: parking, car rental, links to local transport, free WI-FI and lounges, as well as a fair number of shops and restaurants to better spend waiting times.