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Frecciarossa Train

Frecciarossa Train

Trenitalia’s flagship line of high-speed commuter trains consists of the Frecciarossa 500 ETR and, as of 2015, the ETR 1000. Both of these mighty Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains combine fast travel with deluxe comfort and provide a reliable link between most major city centers within Italy. Among the popular routes, are Rome to Venice, Milan to Florence and Rome to Naples. Frequent and prompt departures are available daily.

Travel by Frecciarossa train and choose from 5 different e-ticket fare options:
  • Trenitalia E-Ticket Super Economy Fare
  • Trenitalia E-Ticket Economy Fare
  • Trenitalia E-Ticket Base Fare
  • Trenitalia E-Ticket 2x1 Saturday Fare
  • Trenitalia E-Ticket Bimbi Gratis Fare

For fare details please read more about Trenitalia e-tickets. There are also four class levels to choose from, catering to your level of service (Executive, Business, Premium or Standard).

Come ride the “Red Arrow” and get a little taste of Italian high-speed hospitality!

Why choose travel on Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains?

  • Frecciarossa trains are as efficient as they are powerful, capable of providing a safe and comfortable ride at extremely high speeds, even on curved track
  • Several domestic routes are available with frequent and prompt daily departures, so you can get to the destination of your choice when it suits you the most
  • Your Trenitalia e-ticket includes ticket delivery by email and seat reservation for the trip

Types of Frecciarossa trains

  • Frecciarossa ETR 500
    • first introduced: 1993
    • maximum operating speed: 300km/h
    • layout: 11 coaches (1 Executive / 3 Business / 1 Business + Bistro / 1 Premium / 5 Standard)
  • Frecciarossa ETR 1000
    • first introduced: 2015
    • maximum operating speed: 360km/h
    • layout: 8 coaches (1 Executive / 1 Business / 1 Business + Bistro / 1 Premium / 4 Standard)

Service highlights on Frecciarossa trains

  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Onboard food and drink catering
  • WiFi access
  • Power outlets and courtesy LED reading lights at every seat
  • TV monitors displaying trip information, up-to-date news and movies
  • Large storage areas for baggage
  • Baby changing facilities

Luggage

The total dimensions of your luggage set must not be larger than 250 cm (based on height, length and width) and its total weight must not exceed 25 kg. Door-to-door delivery and porter assistance services are available for a small fee in certain cities in Italy.

Bicycles

Regional trains marked with a bicycle sign will accept them on board for a small fee. You may carry your bicycle free of charge aboard domestic trains provided it is kept in an appropriate bicycle case. The bike case’s total dimensions must not exceed 80 x 110 x 40 cm and it must be placed in the designated storage space on the train.

Animals

You are allowed to ride the train with your pet. Free transportation is restricted to small animals only such as cats, small dogs and birds. Pets must be kept in a cage or similar enclosed carrier no bigger than 70 x 30 x 50 cm in size. Larger animals are permitted as long as you pay the price of a travel ticket for animals. Guide dogs for the blind can travel for free on all Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains with no obligation.

Accessibility

Assistance services are available for people with reduced mobility and special needs (individuals in a wheelchair, the mentally handicapped, the visually or hearing impaired, seniors and pregnant women). Request for assistance may be made by contacting Trenitalia’s dedicated call center (local number: 199 303060) no less than 24 hours before train departure.

Frecciarossa train tickets

Trenitalia E-ticket

Some top attractions in Italy

The Colosseum (Rome)
Once the public gathering site for countless Roman celebrations, exhibitions, sporting events and bloodshed, the massive stone amphitheater remains a vivid reminder of Rome’s epic glory days.

Venice Canal Historic District (Venice)
Noted for its man-made network of winding waterways, the Venice Canal Historic District was created in 1905 by Abbot Kinney as part of his “Venice of America” vision. In just minutes, a pedestrian walkway can guide you from the city’s hustle and bustle of traffic to the quiet charm of canal life, complete with its water buses, romantic gondolas and quaint waterfront homes.

Michelangelo’s “David” (Florence)
Standing at a towering 17 feet in height, Michelangelo’s marble masterpiece is as impressive to witness in person as one could imagine. A tourist favorite, especially among art enthusiasts, the iconic Biblical hero can be seen on display at Florence’s Galleria dell'Accademia.

Santa Maria delle Grazie (Milan)
A registered UNESCO World Heritage site, the Santa Maria delle Grazie, or “Holy Mary of Grace” perfectly illustrates European architecture and art. The renowned church is also home to one of the most identifiable and treasured artworks in the world: Leonardo da Vinci’s mural, “The Last Supper”.

Vesuvius National Park (Naples)
Established in 1995, the park centers around the historic Mount Vesuvius volcano, which, though mostly dormant, remains classified as active. Vesuvius National also focuses on animal and vegetation conservation, housing approximately 227 wildlife and 612 plant species.

Two Towers (Bologna)
The Two Towers, both of them tilted on an angle much like the one in Pisa, are the landmark symbols of Bologna. Asinelli Tower, the taller of the two, stretches to just over 97 m in height while Garisenda Tower stands at 48 m. Their names originate from the two rival families credited with building the towers during the early 1100’s in an attempt to determine which was superior.