Italian trains: Frecciarossa

Italian trains: Frecciarossa
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Italian trains: Frecciarossa

Frecciarossa, high speed trains serving all main cities like Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, and Naples.

The high speed train, called Frecciarossa (red arrow), serves major cities in Italy. Frecciarossa is operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. Travelling at a maximum speed of 360 km/h, the Frecciarossa stops at Torino, Milan, Rome and Salerno to name but a few cities. The high speed train is modern and safe, making it a popular in Italy. Every year millions of passengers use the Frecciarossa.

Popular journeys and travel durations

Main destinations for the Frecciarossa include Rome, Naples, Milan and Florence.

Here’s an idea of the duration times
JourneyTravel time
Rome – Naples1h 10
Milan – Florence1h 45
Rome – Milan2h 55
Milan – Bologna1h 05
Milan – Naples4h 10
Venise - Rome3h 16
Florence – Rome1h 35

Milan Rome 02:55 ₹ 6,941
Florence Rome 01:20 ₹ 3,470
Florence Milan 01:58 ₹ 4,035
Rome Naples 01:08 ₹ 3,470
Milan Naples 04:15 ₹ 7,667
Florence Naples 02:31 ₹ 5,488
Bologna Rome 01:54 ₹ 4,520
Rome Turin 04:05 ₹ 7,264
Milan Bologna 01:00 ₹ 3,228
Milan Turin 01:00 ₹ 2,421
Bologna Florence 00:35 ₹ 1,937
Florence Turin 03:00 ₹ 5,246
Bologna Naples 03:15 ₹ 6,134
Turin Naples 05:30 ₹ 8,474
Turin Bologna 02:15 ₹ 4,439
Salerno Rome 01:58 ₹ 3,712
Rome Piacenza 03:44 ₹ 5,488
Reggio Emilia Rome 02:53 ₹ 4,762
Rome Modena 02:40 ₹ 4,600
Arezzo Rome 01:10 ₹ 2,825
Parma Rome 03:09 ₹ 4,923
Milan Reggio Emilia 01:25 ₹ 2,179
Pesaro Milan 02:44 ₹ 4,681
Milan Modena 01:39 ₹ 2,340
Milan Piacenza 00:42 ₹ 1,533
Rimini It Milan 02:26 ₹ 4,035
Parma Milan 01:03 ₹ 1,937

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Booking :
  • Italian trains: Frecciarossa tickets are open for booking 120 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

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Seat reservation :
  • Mandatory for this train! The seat reservation is included in the price of your ticket. Please note that seats are auto-allocated by train carriers. Depending on availabilities, carriers will ensure that all passengers of a same party are seated together. Seats can be swapped only once on-board.
  • Pass holders . Book your seat reservation exclusively with Rail Europe.

More details

Looking for a weekend getaway in Italy? Trenitalia will offer you the most convenient railway network in the country. The company is the primary operator of trains within Italy, including Sicily and Sardinia.

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Before boarding

Railway stations are situated in the heart of the cities, with good connections with other public transport. If you have a Business ticket, you will be welcomed by the railway staff at the platform.

There is no check-in prior to boarding Italian high speed trains operated by Trenitalia. However we recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before departure at the station. There are ticket controls on board the Italian high speed trains.


Classes and facilities offered by Frecciarossa
First class Second class Second class
Carrier’s designationName of class of service as you might see on your ticket.BusinessPremiumStandard
Newspapers and magazines Grab your free international/local newspaper or magazine and enjoy the ride.
Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.
Welcome drink Nothing more refreshing than being welcomed by a drink from the friendly staff.
Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought.
Trolley service Catering by the trolley service is offered directly at seat.
Air conditioned carriages Makes it bliss when travelling during the summer period.
WiFi Internet Enjoy the freedom to read your emails, surf and listen to online music thanks to the wireless internet on board.

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Trenitalia Frecce trains offer you the most comfortable on-board experience you could expect from a high-speed train. Soundproof carriages and ergonomic chairs will be welcoming you in every service offered by the primary operator of trains in Italy.


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Overall rating (705)

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  • "Nice trip"    
    Frecciarossa was great, with excellent service. Only average value for money though because we still paid a lot for the reservation, whereas in Switzerland all travel is free with Eurail.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "fine"    
    train is very comfortable,not so expensive,and very convenience,especially changing train is very single.and the view that the train passed by is very beautiflu.  
  • "First time taking train"    
    Wonderful    Value for money  Convenience
  • "train experience"    
    the train schedule is on time, cabin is clean and destination information is very clear, it make me relieved    Value for money  Convenience
  • "This is train is an experience"    
    Love it. Quick, comfortable, nice!    Value for money  Convenience
  • "I highly recommend ..."    
    Our trip was very comfortable, easy to access and most importantly, on time and prompt. The staff and the processes at the train station were smooth and efficient. I would travel throughout Italy in any other way except through the Frecciarossa. What a pleasant journey and a memorable experience. Well done Rail Europe!    Value for money  Convenience
  • "My trip"    
    I found my trip to be very relaxing on both destinations.I would certainly take this train to travel again.  
  • "Fast and comfortable journey"    
    Very easy to book on-line. Train on time. Comfortable allocated seating with table. Buffet service with choice of snacks. Would definitely use again.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "From Rome to Venice"    
    Everething was excellent in business class    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Freccia the best"    
    Always to enjoy the fast train. There is nothing more to say    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Assisi to Florence"    
    Good, comfortable trip and we're lucky we got the whole cabin to ourselves. Train was on time.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Easy "    
    What a great service - easy to find the correct platform, carriage    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Comfortable and convenient"    
    My husband and I found our train trip from Florence to Venice to be comfortable and convenient. Even though we are English speakers we found it easy to navigate our way to the correct platform, carriage    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Frecciarossa"    
    It would be convenient if there are more luggage space for heavier and bigger luggage that cannot or difficult to be put into rack above the seats or under the space behind the seats especially for passengers who join the train midway because by then most of the space are taken up.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Your train lovely"    
    The trip in your train was great/ there was a little dilay/ the train was fast and very comfortable/ We had the tickets from the internet and it is very good to go directly to the coach. Thank you    Value for money  Convenience
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