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
Rome Florence 01:21 € 43
Milan Florence 01:58 € 50
Rome Naples 01:08 € 43
Milan Naples 04:15 € 95
Naples Florence 02:31 € 68
Rome Bologna 01:55 € 56
Turin Rome 04:05 € 90
Bologna Milan 01:00 € 40
Turin Milan 01:00 € 30
Florence Bologna 00:35 € 24
Turin Florence 02:53 € 65
Naples Bologna 03:15 € 76
Turin Naples 05:30 € 105
Turin Bologna 02:15 € 55
Arezzo Rome 01:10 € 35
Parma Rome 03:09 € 61
Modena Rome 02:39 € 57
Rome Reggio Emilia 02:54 € 59
Rome Salerno 01:57 € 46
Piacenza Rome 03:36 € 68
Ancona Milan 03:10 € 62
Milan Salerno 05:27 € 97
Rimini It Milan 02:26 € 50
Forli Milan 02:02 € 46
Piacenza Milan 00:29 € 19
Modena Milan 01:33 € 29

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

  • "Beautiful"    
    For a first timer on the fast train, what a breeze. Wonderful experience    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Napoli Central and train"    
    This train was 1 hour delayed. It happens. The information was in the panel. Napoli Central Station have too many people asking money and just walking around. Security should be better, more pro active.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "very good service"    
    Booking online was easy, timing was accurate and the trip was comfortable.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "very good service"    
    Booking online was easy, timing was accurate and trip was comfortable.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Very good service"    
    Booking on line was easy, timing was accurate and the trip was comfortable.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Very comfortable "    
    We travelled on business class it was very comfortable,the timing also convenient and the staff were great.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "excellent transportation"    
    very nice, clean and comfortable on the Italian train. ( Frecciarossa ) The other train we took from Milan to Venice via Euro City 37 -first class was so dirty and sure is not first class at all    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Viva Italia"    
    Train trip was excellent.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Enjoyed the trip"    
    Nice and comfortable    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Nice and Fast Ride!"    
    The ride was comfy and fast! I recommend this facility for national transport in Itlay ...    Value for money  Convenience
  • "This part great, rest awful!"    
    We had a very nice ride from Florence to Milan! Train was new clean    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Great journey"    
    To start the journey, the baggage porter at Firenze SMN was terrific. Left us sitting in a bookshop/coffee shop to wait for the departure time while he looked after the baggage. Then collected us near departure time. Train arrived and departed as per schedule. Comfort and service was great.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "First Leg of Trip to Pisa"    
    Very comfortable and definitely more convenient than flying. Train was clean, smooth and we didn't have far to travel to the station from our hotel.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Comfortable smooth trip"    
    This train was very clean and comfortable. I appreciated the assistance with my suitcase and the spacious carriage.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Nice trip"    
    Good value, comfortable trip    Value for money  Convenience
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