Italian trains: Frecciarossa

Italian trains: Frecciarossa
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  • Venice - Milan: 02:23
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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 € 86
Florence Rome 01:20 € 43
Florence Milan 01:58 € 50
Naples Rome 01:07 € 43
Naples Milan 04:15 € 95
Florence Naples 02:31 € 68
Bologna Rome 01:54 € 56
Rome Turin 04:05 € 90
Bologna Milan 01:00 € 40
Milan Turin 01:00 € 30
Bologna Florence 00:35 € 24
Florence Turin 03:00 € 65
Bologna Naples 03:15 € 76
Naples Turin 05:25 € 105
Turin Bologna 02:15 € 55
Rome Piacenza 03:44 € 68
Salerno Rome 01:58 € 46
Rome Modena 02:40 € 57
Reggio Emilia Rome 02:53 € 59
Arezzo Rome 01:10 € 35
Parma Rome 03:09 € 61
Pesaro Milan 02:44 € 58
Milan Reggio Emilia 01:25 € 27
Milan Piacenza 00:42 € 19
Milan Modena 01:39 € 29
Milan Parma 01:09 € 24
Rimini It Milan 02:26 € 50
Ancona Milan 03:10 € 62

Booking and printing options

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 you board

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.

More details

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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Overall appreciation

Excellent 36% Very good 36% Average 20% Poor 4% Terrible 4%

  • "Too crowded"    
    This train had no seat reservations . Got too crowded as we came closer to Florence    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Great way to travel"    
    Easy trip in business quiet...service was friendly and a great way to see the country.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "trai trip"    
    Not too bad    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Comfortable "    
    Watch out for a person who may offer to carry your luggage    Value for money  Convenience
  • "comfortable journey "    
    It starts on time and comfortable. It's great!    Value for money  Convenience
  • "a bit struggle w bedding seats"    
    There was no instruction for bedding. We fetched the staff to ask and were told that there is no sheets nor pillows. We saw some passengers had those so we showed him then he later grabbed some from other passengers for us! Overall, it was an ok trip and it arrived earlier than scheduled.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Best train ride ever."    
    I never had such a smooth, comfortable, and fast train ride in my life. I wish the passenger trains in the USA were as good. No comparison can be made. Had no problem getting tickets and getting on and off train with luggage.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Easy travel"    
    A great way to see the countryside, and relax at the same time. It was a little squashed with luggage and there was a 30 minute delay leaving the station however - much better than being stuck in road traffic.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Great way to travel."    
    Fast efficient way to travel. Nice and clean. Only negative would be people on the platform and in the carriages aggressively taking over the carrying of luggage and not stopping when requested to do so. Very annoying and then they hassle for money.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Frecciarossa"    
    First Class definitely the way to go. Very efficient service.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "my trip "    
    enjoyed    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Trains are great in Europe"    
    Traveled from Paris to No ce, then Nice to Milan, then Milan to Rome on 3 great trains. Best value, most comfortable way to travel in Europe. Booked all trains in advance from comfort of my living room. Rail Europe websites easy to use.  
  • "Good service "    
    It was on time, a great thing. And facilities and services also are not bad.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Pleasant travel"    
    The train is on time. Seat is comfortable.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "my openinon"    
    perfect comfort fast trip that i would like to advice my friends to enjoying there trip    Value for money  Convenience
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