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Frecciargento trains are part of Trenitalia's high-speed offer. They make 48 daily connections and can reach a speed of 250 km/h. 

Frecciargento trains stand out for their comfort and modern design; they consist of 7 or 9 coaches with 1st and 2nd class.

Frecciargento run on the following routes:

  • Fiumicino Airport - Udine with stops in Rome, Florence, Bologna, Ferrara, Rovigo, Padua, Venice, Treviso, Conegliano and Pordenone.
  • Rome - Trieste with intermediate stops in Florence, Bologna, Padua and Venice.
  • Rome - Verona with stops in Florence and Bologna. 4 trains a day continue to Bergamo.
  • Rome - Mantua with stops in Florence, Bologna, Modena and Carpi.
  • Rome - Genoa with intermediate stops in Florence, Pisa and La Spezia.
  • Rome - Lecce with stops in Caserta, Benevento, Foggia - Barletta - Bari - Brindisi - Lecce.
  • Rome - Reggio Calabria with stops in Napoli Afragola, Salerno, Paola, Lamezia Terme, Rosarno and Villa San Giovanni.
  • Naples - Bolzano with stops in Rome, Florence, Bologna, Verona, Rovereto and Trento.


Frecciargento news in 2018

Rome – Reggio Calabria
New train timetables and the introduction of two new Frecciargento trains per day: Roma Termini (7:22 am) - Reggio Calabria Centrale (12:15 pm), Reggio Calabria Centrale (4:08 pm) – Roma Termini (9:00 pm).

Rome – Bolzano
New train timetables and the introduction of two new Frecciargento trains: Roma Termini (6:45 am) - Bolzano (11:17 am), Bolzano (1:16 pm) - Roma Termini (6:45 pm).




Genoa - Rome

New Frecciargento train timetable in the morning: Genova Piazza Principale (6:10 am) - Roma Termini (10:05 am).

Service levels

levels of service on Frecciargento trains enjoy the following onboard services:

  • Free and unlimited WiFi
  • Electric sockets at every seat
  • Reclining seats
  • A toilet in every carriage (a disabled toilet is available in carriage 3)
  • FRECCE portal with access to movies, TV series, online magazines and travel information
  • Travel monitor with information and news on the trip
  • Air conditioning
  • LED lighting
  • Large areas for suitcases and luggage
  • Reserved spaces equipped for disabled people travelling with wheelchairs
  • Changing facilities

First class


Large armchairs arranged in rows of 4 and covered in leather.

Ample luggage space.

Onboard services

Welcome service with sweet or savoury snacks and 9 hot and cold drinks to choose from.

In the morning, a free newspaper of your choice.

Services at the station Assistance available at FrecciaDesk at the station to make last minute changes.

Second class


Large armchairs arranged in rows of 4 and covered in eco-leather.

Ample luggage space.

Onboard services A bar/dining car in the middle of the train.
Services at the station Assistance available at FrecciaDesk at the station to make last minute changes.

Types of train

Frecciargento are Pendolino trains with variable trim to increase the travel speed on the routes where high speed is present. There are two types of Frecciargento trains:

Frecciargento ETR 600

This type of train is made of 7 carriages, of which:

  • 2 are first-class carriages
  • 5 are second-class carriages (including a bar/dining car)

Frecciargento ETR 485

This type of train is made of 9 carriages, of which:

  • 3 are first-class carriages
  • 5 are second-class carriages
  • 1 is a bar/dining car

Frecciargento Tickets

Trenitalia offers 3 types of tickets for Frecciargento trains: Super Economy, Economy and Base.

The prices vary according to the selected class (first or second), the use of a discount or loyalty card, the number of places already sold and still available plus proximity to the departure date.

Find out more about Frecciargento train tickets and when to book here.

How to buy at the best price

There are several ways you can find Frecciargento tickets at the best price and save money. Whether it's a business trip or a leisure trip, our travel planner can help you find the best available tickets for the days you want to travel.

To find the best Frecciargento tickets on the website or the Trainline app you can:

  • Select the "least expensive" filter when searching for the ticket, this allows you to always find the lowest available price for the selected route;
  • Add to your Trainline account thediscount cards (Carta Verde and Carta Argento) and loyalty cards (CartaFRECCIA) so you can immediately view the discounted prices;
  • Check the Trenitalia offers that are are currently available.

Frecciargento Timetable

The new Frecciargento’s winter timetable is available from 10th December 2017 to 9th June 2018. Some of the main changes are:

Genoa – Rome

New Frecciargento timetable in the morning: Genova Piazza Principe (6:10 am) - Roma Termini (10:05 am).

Rome – Bolzano

New train timetables and the introduction of two new Frecciargento trains: Roma Termini (6:45 am) - Bolzano (11:17 am), Bolzano (1:16 pm) - Roma Termini (6:45 pm).

For more information, you can check our train times page.




CartaFRECCIA is Trenitalia's loyalty card and allows you to accumulate points and buy tickets for Frecciarossa trains at discounted prices. Every euro spent to travel on the Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains is equivalent to 1 CartaFRECCIA point.

CartaFRECCIA special -50%

To travel on Frecciarossa on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 2 pm with a 50% discount on the price of the Base ticket.

CartaFRECCIA Young

Discounts between 30% and 50% on the Base price for young people under 30.

CartaFRECCIA Senior

Discounts between 30% and 50% on the Base price for seniors over 60 years.

The FRECCE Portal

The FRECCE portal is an online portal available on board all Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains through which you can connect to free WiFi and take advantage of entertainment services such as movies, TV programs, music, news and travel information.

All the services of the FRECCE portal are free, but the first time you use the portal you need to register your credentials.

The portal can be accessed via PC, Mac, Tablet and Smartphone; it is also available in the APP version that can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. The portal is compatible with the main browsers such as Chrome, Mozilla, Explorer and Safari.

WiFi onboard

The WiFi service on Frecciarossa trains is free and provided by TIM via the 3G / 4G network. To access, select "WIFI Frecciarossa" or "WIFI Frecciargento" depending on the train you are travelling on and launch the internet browser to view the portal home page. If you do not see the home page you can enter the following address in the URL bar of the browser:

Entertainment on the FRECCE portal

The onboard entertainment offer includes:

  • Cinema: Movies and TV programs
  • Digital newsstand: national newspapers (including Corriere, la Gazzetta, la Repubblica and mainstream press) and magazines (including Focus, Panorama, Ciak, TV Sorrisi e Canzoni e Gente)
  • Music: playlists of Italian and international music
  • News: videos and articles about the news of the day
  • Travel information: information on train punctuality, cruise speed, connections and weather.

Further information


0 - 4 years with no reserved seat: they can travel for free but must sit on the lap of a travelling adult. This applies to all Frecciarossa service levels. With assigned seats: they are entitled to a 50% reduction compared to the Base rate.

4 – 15 years: 50% reduction compared to the basic fare on all Frecciargento trains.

Onboard WiFi

Free WiFi is available on all Frecciargento trains. To connect, simply select the WIFI network onboard (WIFI Frecciarossa or WIFI Frecciargento) and launch the internet browser.

Buffet car

FrecciaBistrò restaurant service is available on all Frecce and offers snacks and drinks as well as a breakfast and lunch menu. Frecciargento trains also offer a restaurant service on board and the Frecciarossa 1000 Rome to Milan trains offers a service called Easy Gourmet with an excellent menu.

Travelling with pets

Small dogs, cats and other small pets are allowed onboard all Trenitalia trains as long as they are kept in special containers (with dimensions max 70 cm x 30 cm x 50 cm).

Dogs of a larger size are allowed on board the Frecciarossa (with the exception of the hours from 7 to 9 am from Monday to Friday) only if kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle. Larger dogs will also require a ticket which is reduced by 50%. Assistance dogs are admitted for free on all Trenitalia trains, without any charge.

Travelling with a bike

Folding bikes are allowed on any Trenitalia train as long as they are stored in the special spaces reserved for baggage.

Traditional bikes, on the other hand, are allowed on all Trenitalia trains provided they are disassembled and placed in special bags (max dimensions are 80 cm x 110 cm x 40 cm).


Luggage is free on all Trenitalia trains with ample, dedicated spaces on Frecciargento trains.

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