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Italian trains: Frecciarossa
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Italian trains: Frecciarossa network
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.
|Rome – Naples||1h 10|
|Milan – Florence||1h 45|
|Rome – Milan||2h 55|
|Milan – Bologna||1h 05|
|Milan – Naples||4h 10|
|Venise - Rome||3h 16|
|Florence – Rome||1h 35|
|Rome||La Spezia||03:16||€ 31|
|Pisa||La Spezia||00:51||€ 9|
Booking & Ticket deliveryBooking :
- Italian trains: Frecciarossa tickets are open for booking 90 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.
Ticket delivery option(s) :
|Print @ home||Print your ticket anywhere and anytime before your travel. Skip shipping fees.||Printing guide|
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.
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.
Experience the service
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.
|First class||First class||Second class|
|Carrier’s designationName of class of service as you might see on your ticket. small>||Business||Premium||Standard|
|Newspapers and magazines Grab your free international/local newspaper or magazine and enjoy the ride. small>||√|
|Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom. small>||√||√||√|
|Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip. small>||√|
|Welcome drink Nothing more refreshing than being welcomed by a drink from the friendly staff. small>||√||√|
|Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought. small>||√||√||√|
|Trolley service Catering by the trolley service is offered directly at seat. small>||√||√||√|
|Air conditioned carriages Makes it bliss when travelling during the summer period. small>||√||√||√|
|WiFi Internet Enjoy the freedom to read your emails, surf and listen to online music thanks to the wireless internet on board. small>||√||√||√|
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.
Reviews & ratings
Overall rating (2174)
Overall appreciationExcellent 36% Very good 36% Average 20% Poor 4% Terrible 4%
Disturbing sound made from Train couch windows frames... Value for money Convenience
"Like driving a Porche."Pieter f. 11/04/2014
This Italian fast train has shaped leather seats and electric adjustments - and they clean the toilets every 20 minutes. What an experience! And on time! One can go to Italy just to ride their trains! Just travel light (about 15kg)! Value for money Convenience
"soso"Yuen Yi w. 03/04/2014
staff is not kind Value for money Convenience
"plz"Jameel a. 30/03/2014
no enough time to change from train to train at MILANO CENTRALE Value for money Convenience
"very satisfying"Maria k. 14/03/2014
My trip was a return trip to attend a congress in Florence and was very comfortable and in appropriate time. thank you.Maria Koneva Value for money Convenience
"Smooth trip"Chattan k. 26/02/2014
Everything went well except that we got off at the wrong station because we could not see the platform from our carriage, but that was not a major problem as we took another train back to the intended station after 1 hour. Value for money Convenience
"Poor travel experience"Yue Hin Joshua t. 20/02/2014
very old train; poor seat Value for money Convenience
"safe"Pak Hin l. 17/02/2014
safe Value for money Convenience
"By train around Europe"One l. 10/02/2014
Good Value for money Convenience
"My comments."Wai Kee Nick l. 30/01/2014
Overall everything is good. The only problem is tha the seat and space are tight and narrow inside the train car. The ventilation inside the train car is not so good, it is a little bit airtight. All the others are good. Value for money Convenience
"Crowded but convenient "Shalini b. 27/01/2014
The train was crowded but arrived on time and was not as plush as the railjet train but had a convenient connection to Milano Centrale. Value for money Convenience
"this was a very difficult trip"Brad w. 09/01/2014
we booked a trip online from Rome to Zurich. the online booking service booked us with a 15 minute layover in Milan. we are a family of five with three children, ages 9, 7, and 3. we had 5 very heavy bags and 6 pieces of hand luggage. I was worried we wouldn't make it from one train to another in that brief interval. Our first train was 40 minutes late arriving. The Trenitalia staff signed our ticket so that we could get on the a later Zurich-bound train, but did not have the means to give us a new seat assignment, so, after a 3 plus hour wait, we had to board the Zurich-bound train, with all the other extra passengers, and the regular passengers, willy nilly, with all our baggage, not knowing whether we'd have to move it all the length of the train, and whether we'd find seats for all of us. Value for money Convenience
"Milan to Rome"Hussain m. 31/12/2013
wow.. 6 grown men in 1 small cabin, knees touching.. with almost not enough space for all our luggages? THAT was uncomfortable.. Value for money Convenience
"Italian Trains"Sahwan o. 29/12/2013
Trains are well designed for the comfort of passengers. Sahwan Singapore Value for money Convenience
"goog"Lasha e. 26/12/2013
Good Value for money Convenience