Frecciarossa 1000 trains are Trenitalia’s flagship high-speed services. Designed to travel on all high-speed rails in Italy and Europe, Frecciarossa 1000 represents Italian engineering at its finest. Travelling on these trains allows you to discover the wonders of Italy quickly and conveniently. Milan to Rome, for example, takes just 2h 55m, while Rome to Naples can be done in 1h 10m. With an impressive maximum speed of 400 km/h (around 248.5 mph), the entire country is at your fingertips.

Read on to find out more about Frecciarossa 1000 train tickets and where you can travel.

ETR 1000

Frecciarossa 1000 trains (sometimes referred to as V300 Zefiro) are also classified as ETR 1000 to distinguish them from standard Frecciarossa trains (which are classified as ETR 500).

Frecciarossa 1000 speed

Frecciarossa 1000 can reach such dizzying speeds thanks to plenty of engineering wizardry. This is the very first train in Italy designed to be interoperable on all European high-speed railways. Because of its modern operating system, Frecciarossa 1000 is an ecological and highly technological train, able to guarantee maximum comfort and the best possible travel experience without damaging the environment.

Frecciarossa 1000 in numbers

Number of carriages8 or 16
Seatsmax 900
Full Speed400 km/h (248.5 mph)
Engines8 or 16
Recyclable Materials85%
Renewable Materials95%

Top Frecciarossa 1000 routes

Find out where the Frecciarossa 1000 can take you and start packing for your next trip to Italy!

How to get cheap Frecciarossa 1000 tickets

Are you looking for cheap Frecciarossa 1000 train tickets? We’re here to show you how to bag yourself a bargain. By using one (or a combination) of the steps below, you could save a bucketload on your train travel!

Book in Advance

Train tickets for the Frecciarossa 1000 usually go on sale around 6 months before the date of travel. Book in advance to make sure you get the cheapest options as these tend to sell out, leaving only the more expensive tickets.

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Select the "Cheapest" filter when searching for the ticket – this allows you to find the lowest available price for your selected route.

Check out our offer page

There are other ways to get cheap train tickets in Italy with Frecciarossa 1000. Check out the available Trenitalia ticket offers, you can save a lot if you buy same day or weekend return tickets, family offers or child tickets. 

Frecciarossa 1000 stations

Discover more about the main terminals around Italy that link the Frecciarossa 1000 network together.

What are the characteristics of Frecciarossa 1000 trains?

It’s not only about speed! Find out more about what makes Frecciarossa 1000 so incredible.

New Technology

New technological innovations allow the Frecciarossa 1000 to better respond to the needs of aerodynamics, acceleration and safety. Thanks to its new diagnostic system, the onboard staff can manage any hiccups while on the move.


Frecciarossa 1000 is an eco-friendly train, designed to be eco-sustainable and with low power consumption. This is the very first train to have obtained the environmental certification for reducing CO2 emissions to under 28 micrograms.  


Safety and speed are important, but so is comfort. All Frecciarossa 1000 trains guarantee greater comfort and quality of service on board. In addition to the efficient use of space, Frecciarossa 1000 provides additional access and exit doors, along with ergonomic seats and increased functionality.

Frecciarossa 1000 classes

All trains are equipped with soundproofing, air conditioning, LED lighting, disabled access, video surveillance, power sockets, WiFi connection and a bar/restaurant area.

Frecciarossa 1000 Destinations

When travelling by Frecciarossa 1000, make sure to visit some of these amazing Italian cities along the way. Wherever you’re going in Italy, start your trip with us!

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