Bagage on Italian Trains

Nov 23rd, 2005, 03:13 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 48
Bagage on Italian Trains

Can a 'standard' suitcase fit in the above seat rack in an Italian Train????
Auss is offline  
Nov 23rd, 2005, 03:42 AM
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 57,890
Not all the trains have the same size rack. but a "standard" small suitcase will fit on any of them. And a "standard" largre suitcase won't fit at all.

How big is your "standard" suitcase - 22"? 30"?
nytraveler is offline  
Nov 23rd, 2005, 03:47 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 48
Thanks ny - thinking of buying a pull type samsonite. Will check size.

Auss is offline  
Nov 23rd, 2005, 05:42 PM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 911
Many passengers carry large suitcases and on the ES trains there is a large bin for suitcases at the entrance to the train where suitcases are placed instead of in overhead racks.
Lily is offline  
Nov 23rd, 2005, 07:00 PM
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 547
A 26" will also fit between the seats on a Eurostar.
2Italy is offline  
Nov 23rd, 2005, 08:19 PM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 3,344
It depends on the Eurostar. My 22" just barely fit between the seats, and that was in first class.
SusanP is offline  
Nov 24th, 2005, 04:50 AM
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 199
Advice: after you decide if the baggage is to go into the overhead or the racks at the front of the train you may want to take a steel cord lock to secure the handles to the racks. We did this and never worried our luggage was out of sight. I read stories about stolen luggage enough to worry.
Amart is offline  
Nov 24th, 2005, 06:01 AM
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 9,446
Hi Auss,

If you are traveling mainly by train, don't take anything larger than a 22". If you do, you will be sorry after the first day!

Remember, you have to lift it up into the train, roll it down the asiles, get it up into the rack, lug it up and down all the station stairs......
Dayle is offline  
Related Topics
Original Poster
Last Post
Aug 9th, 2010 07:18 AM
Jul 30th, 2007 03:20 PM
Apr 26th, 2007 08:21 AM
C Sheen
Jul 26th, 2000 11:49 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:53 PM.