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.
A vast array of destinations
Rome - © Bucchi Francesco
The Frecce, which mean Arrows in Italian are the superfast Trenitalia services and, by far, the quickest way to make your way between Italy’s main cities. With this network, you can travel around romantic Italy from the comfort of your seat.
The Frecce fleet is made up of three different services:
- With a million passengers a month, Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains - Red Arrows trains – run on the high speed line connecting Turin to Salerno, northern to Southern Italy. Also called Eurostar Italia, they also connect very regularly Milan, Florence, Rome and also Naples. Judge for yourself: the service offers 68 daily connections between Milan and Rome and 37 daily connections between Milan and Naples.
- Designed to offer you the best speed and comfort, the Frecciargento trains – Silver Arrows - part of the Trenitalia offer, are dedicated to passengers travelling between Rome and Venice, Verona/Bolzano, Bari/Lecce, Lamezia Terme/ReggioCalabria You could go from the Italian capital City to Venice anytime you wish : the two towns are connected 26 times a day.
And if you prefer to see the balcony of the crossed lovers Romeo and Juliette, you could also take one of the 6 daily connections between Rome and Verona.
- Finally, Trenitalia Frecciabianca- White Arrows - trains connect Milan to Venice, Udine and Trieste; Genova and Rome; Bari and Lecce. This Trenitalia service will offer you a nice comfortable journey on traditional line. You could take the opportunity to rejuvenate the journey of the past, taking your time and enjoying every moment of your trip.
An amazing experience
Just remember that you’ll need to reserve a seat to travel on Trenitalia and services and bookings can be made up to 3 months before you depart.
All the Trenitalia Frecce have spacious, air conditioned, non-smoking carriages and they give you the opportunity to choose from among 4 service levels: Executive, Business, Premium and Standard, each of them will give you an incredible time.
Fares and passes
If you want to explore the depth of the Italian culture and heritage, hopping between cities might be the ideal option during your dream trip in Italy. With an Eurail Italy pass, you can get on most national trains as many times and when you wish and explore the vineyards of Tuscany and the beaches of Sicily and Sardinia very easily.
This Eurail Italy pass gives you the flexibility of unlimited travel on Trenitalia’s trains, 3 to 10 days within a 2-month period. And you could even choose from adult, youth, child and even first class passes.
If hopping between bordering countries is your preferred option, you could also choose from a France-Italy pass, Spain-Italy pass or even Greece-Italy pass if you wish to extend your knowledge of Europe.
Don’t forget that these different passes could grant you some extra bonuses. More information about the fares and bonuses on this website.