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Known as the flagship of Trenitalia's high-speed services, Frecciarossa trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. Translating to 'Red Arrow' in English, Frecciarossa trains reach speeds of 300 km/h thanks to some very clever engineering. Combine this with their comfortable ultramodern design, and you’re all set to be whisked around Italy in style. Designed by the Italian company Ansaldo Breda, Frecciarossa trains exist in two types – Frecciarossa ETR 1000, introduced in 2015, and Frecciarossa ETR 500.

Want to buy your Frecciarossa tickets online? Simply pick your origin, destination and travel date in our Journey Planner above to check times and choose the class that best suits your needs. Your next high-speed train journey in Italy is just a few clicks away.

High-speed direct Frecciarossa trains between Milan and Paris now running, with tickets starting from €29

Since 18th December 2021, Frecciarossa trains are now running between Milan and Paris, departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Gare de Lyon station – in the heart of Paris – in less than 6 hours.

Tickets available now

There are 2 round trips per day, with another three daily round trips between Paris Gare de Lyon and Lyon Part-Dieu and Lyon Perrache. These new Frecciarossa trains offer ergonomic seats, free WiFi, free access to the entertainment portal Portale Frecce, a scheduled food delivery service through the EASY BISTRO option, LED lights and power sockets at each seat, and large spaces for luggage for a trip in total safety and comfort.

Prices Frecciarossa Milan-Paris

Standard Class: Paris - Milan from €29
  Paris - Lyon from €23
Business Class: Paris - Milan from €36
  Paris - Lyon from €29
Executive Class: Paris - Milan from €165
  Paris - Lion from €139

Timetables for the new Frecciarossa Milan-Paris route

Milan-Paris

Train 9292 Train 9296  
06:25 15:53 Milan Centrale
07:09  16:39 Turin Porta Susa
11:08 21:12 Lyon Part-Dieu
13:22 22:25 Paris Gare de Lyon

 

Paris-Milan

Train 9281 Train 9287  
07:26 15:18 Paris Gare de Lyon
09:20 17:14 Lyon Part-Dieu
13:18 21:18 Turin Porta susa
14:07 22:07 Milan Centrale

Frecciarossa route map between Paris and Milan

In December 2021, Frecciarossa trains began to operate on the French rail network. Departing from Paris and heading to Milan via Lyon, it's the perfect way to discover parts of France and the north of Italy by train.

Hop on a Frecciarossa train and travel from France to northern Italy by train in around six hours, while enjoying the beautiful French and Italian countrysides along the way.

Starting from Paris Gare de Lyon, these ultra-modern high-speed trains travel to Lyon, Chambery, Modane and Turin on their way to Milan. Routes include:

All these routes are also available in the reverse direction, from Italy to France.

Why should I choose Frecciarossa?

* Fast Track service is reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro and Platino holders, and in Business and Executive Class (in Milan Centrale and Rome Termini stations)

** Services included in Business and Executive Class and on TGV INOUI services on the Paris to Lyon route in Business Premiere tickets

*** Available in Standard and Business Class

Travel around Italy in style with Frecciarossa Premium

Planning your next trip to Italy? Whatever your plans are, travel in Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa Premium Class – with a few extra euros compared to Standard Class, you’ll get to enjoy plenty of amenities on board, including:

  • Super comfy leather reclining seats
  • Extra luggage space
  • Free newspapers and magazines
  • Plenty of legroom
  • Face masks and hand sanitisers on board

You’ll also be welcomed with a complimentary drink and snack – gluten-free options and snacks for kids are available too, what’s not to like? Treat yourself to a relaxing train trip in Italy and make the most of the amenities offered in Frecciarossa Premium.

Frecciarossa map and routes

Frecciarossa trains cover the length and breadth of Italy, making your journey around this wonderful country as smooth as possible. Take a look at our Frecciarossa route map and discover the amazing places these trains can take you.

These modern trains stand out for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact. There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots – simply book your Frecciarossa tickets, step on board and relax as you glide across the country.

Frecciarossa trains operate on the following routes –

  • Turin to Salerno, with 115 trains per day stopping in Milan, Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana, Bologna, Florence, Rome and Naples. 
  • Venice to Salerno, with 26 trains per day stopping in Padua, Florence, Rome and Naples
  • Trieste to Turin, with 48 trains per day stopping in Udine, Venice, Padua, Vicenza, Verona, Brescia, Milan and Turin
  • Rome Termini to Rome Fiumicino Airport, with 4 trains per day
  • Turin/Milan to Lecce, with 6 trains per day stopping in Reggio Emilia AV, Bologna, Rimini, Ancona, Pescara, Foggia and Bari.

Frecciarossa tickets

Trenitalia offers three ticket fares – Super Economy, Economy and Base. Read on to learn more about the perks of each ticket fare and pick the best option for you.

Train ticket Change time / date Refund Access to another train
Base
Economy
Super Economy

 

Ticket prices depend on the class, travel date and number of seats available.

Base

Trenitalia Base tickets are standard full-price tickets – allowing you to change the date, time or class of your ticket as much as needed at no extra cost. For more information, check out our Trenitalia Base Fare Tickets page.

Economy

This is another cheap ticket option, but it’s more flexible than the Super Economy one – you can change your travel date and time only once before your departure. Learn more on our page about Trenitalia Economy tickets.

Super Economy

The Super Economy fare is the cheapest offered by Trenitalia – but also the least flexible. You can't make any changes to your booking or ask for a refund. Visit our Trenitalia Super Economy tickets page to find out more.

Frecciarossa Executive, Business, Premium and Standard classes

Frecciarossa trains have multiple classes, each offering different levels of comfort. All Frecciarossa classes provide free and unlimited WiFi, air-conditioning, power sockets, toilets, food carriages, special luggage zone, onsite cleaning service and an onboard entertainment portal to watch movies and TV series. Premium and Business classes also provide a welcome service with complimentary snacks and drinks, while the Executive class provides a dedicated catering service offering Italian gourmet meals at your seat. Click on the class you're interested to learn more about its perks. 

Frecciarossa lounges

FrecciaLounge and FrecciaClub are the lounges provided by Trenitalia to ensure that customers holding a First Class train ticket can kick back and relax (or work) while waiting for their train. 

Both lounges offer free WiFi, newspapers, drinks and snacks, power sockets and travel monitors, as well as an information desk where you can ask for help in case you need to make changes to your booking. FrecciaLounge also provides a meeting room with an LCD screen, which can be useful if you're travelling on a business trip, as well as a more relaxing and wider space to enjoy while you wait for your train.

Here are the train stations where you can find FrecciaLounge:

Here are the train stations where you can find FrecciaClub:

You can access FrecciaClub if you have CartaFRECCIA Argento and FrecciaLounge if you have CartaFRECCIA Oro or Platino, an Executive or Business Salottino ticket or a First Class/Business/Executive 10 journeys carnet.

Frecciarossa timetable

Have a look at our table below for journey times of Frecciarossa’s main routes.

Frecciarossa routes Journey time Trains per day*
Roma Termini to Milan Central Station (direct) 2h 55m 44
Milan Central Station to Bologna Centrale 59m 33
Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale 34m 48
Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale 1h 07m 41
Napoli Centrale to Venezia Mestre 4h 53m 6
Milan Central Station to Venezia Mestre 2h 26
Torino Porta Susa to Venezia Mestre 3h 10
Milan Central Station to Trieste 3h 49m 4
Milan to Bari Centrale 6h 45m 9
Salerno to Milan Central Station 4h 39m 6

 

*The number of trains can be reduced on weekends and specific times of year. The numbers above include one-way and return journeys.

More trains on the Milan to Rome route

104 Frecciarossa trains, 42 of which stop at Milano Rogoredo, are now running every day – and every 15 minutes during peak times – from 05:00 to 21:00.

If you're a CartaFRECCIA holder, you can wait for your train in total comfort at the SalaFRECCIA lounge in Milano Rogoredo, which is open from 06:00 to 21:30. 

Getting to the train station by car and not sure where to leave it? With your Frecciarossa train ticket, you can book your parking space at a reduced price at the Metropark parkings of Milano Rogoredo, Milano Porta Garibaldi and other stations.

Frecciarossa new services

Keep reading to learn more about Trenitalia's latest additions to their Frecciarossa services.

New direct Frecciarossa trains from Milan to Rome

With the new winter timetable, around 76 Frecciarossa trains travel direct from Milan to Rome in 2h 59m every day, with 6 new services leaving from Rome at 07:20, 11:20 and 13:20 and from Milan at 10:58, 11:25 and 15:00.

Frecciarossa trains from Rome to Venice

Thanks to 6 new Frecciarossa services available, from 12th December you can travel between Rome and Venice with Frecciarossa rather than Frecciargento.

More services on the Adriatic coast

With the new winter timetable, up to 20 Frecciarossa trains connect Milan to the Adriatic coast every day.

Frecciarossa services will also replace Frecciargento and Frecciabianca on the routes from Milan and Bologna to Puglia, reducing journey times by at least 30 minutes!

  • FR 9511 trains will depart from Milano Centrale at 06:10 and arrive at Lecce at 15:50
  • FR 9560 trains will depart from Lecce at 13:10 and arrive at Milano Centrale at 22:50

These trains will call at Milano Rogoredo, Reggio Emilia AV, Bologna Centrale, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Roma Tiburtina, Roma Termini, Caserta, Benevento, Foggia, Barletta, Bari and Brindisi.

  • FR 8811 trains will leave from Milano Centrale at 13:05 and arrive at Lecce at 21:50
  • FR 8814 trains will leave from Lecce at 05:55 and arrive at Milano Centrale at 15:05

These trains will call at Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna Centrale, Rimini, Pesaro, Ancona, Pescara, Termoli, Foggia, Barletta, Bari and Brindisi.

Frecciarossa trains to the mountains

From Naples to Bolzano and Trento

Make the most of the new direct Frecciarossa services between Bolzano/Trento and Naples. Trains depart from Napoli Centrale at 07:30 and arrive in Bolzano at 13:48. On the way back, they leave from Bolzano at 15:12 and arrive in Napoli Centrale at 21:33, calling at Trento, Rovereto, Verona Porta Nuova, Bologna Centrale, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Termini.

New Frecciarossa services to Oulx and Bardonecchia

New Frecciarossa trains will leave from Naples, Rome, Florence, Bologna, Reggio Emilia AV and Milan to Oulx and Bardonecchia over the weekend from 12th December 2021 to 27th March 2022:

  • FR 9348 trains will leave from Napoli Centrale at 05:23 and will arrive at Oulx at 13:12 and at Bardonecchia at 13:25
  • FR 9349 trains will leave from Bardonecchia at 14:40 and from Oulx at 14:51 and will arrive at Napoli Centrale at 22:03

These trains will also call at Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina, Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Bologna Centrale, Reggio Emilia AV, Milano Centrale, and Torino Porta Susa.

Frecciarossa trains to Calabria

6 new Frecciarossa trains will connect Milan to Calabria and 4 will run from Turin to Calabria. You can get from Milan to Reggio Calabria in less than 8h 40m and from Milan to Lamezia in less than 7h 20m. If you prefer travelling at night, you can take Frecciarossa’s night service to Reggio Calabria.

A new Frecciarossa service from Venice to Reggio Calabria will also be available and will replace Frecciargento. The train will depart from Reggio Calabria Centrale at 06:12 and will arrive at Venezia Santa Lucia at 15:34. On the way back, the train will leave from Venezia Santa Lucia at 12:26 and will arrive at Reggio Calabria Centrale at 21:40.

Frecciarossa WiFi

If you want to use Frecciarossa’s onboard WiFi, simply connect to the WiFi network 'WIFI Frecce', launch your Internet browser and register on the Frecce Portal (www.portalefrecce.it). The WiFi service on Frecciarossa trains is free and unlimited. With the new WiFi FAST internet service – available progressively on Frecciarossa 1000 and Frecciargento ETR 700 trains – you don't need to authenticate yourself, you just need to accept the conditions of use that will be displayed on the page and you'll be online.

The onboard entertainment portal includes –

  • Games
  • Cinema – Movies and TV programmes
  • Digital newsstand – national newspapers and magazines
  • Music – playlists of Italian and international music
  • News – videos and articles
  • Travel information

For more information, check out our page about Trenitalia – Frecciargento and Frecciarossa WiFi.

CartaFRECCIA

CartaFRECCIA is Trenitalia's loyalty card that allows you to accumulate points and buy Frecciarossa tickets at discounted prices. There are two types of offers you can get with CartaFRECCIA:

Offerta Young

If you’re under 30 years old and have a CartaFRECCIA, opt for Offerta Young – this will give you up to 50% off the Base fare.

Offerta Senior

If you have CartaFRECCIA and are over 60 years old, you're entitled to Offerta Senior – you'll get up to 50% off the Base ticket, just like with Offerta Young.

Good to know

No, there’s no luggage limit on Frecciarossa trains. Thanks to the wide luggage spaces available on board, you can bring all your luggage for free.

Children aged 0 to 4 with no reserved seat travel for free on all Frecciarossa trains. If they have assigned seats, they're entitled to half-price Base tickets. Children aged 4 to 15 are also entitled to the same 50% discount.

Yes. If you want a CartaFRECCIA but don't live in Italy, simply send an email to cfreccia.application@trenitalia.it with this module attached. Within 45 days of submitting your request, you’ll receive an email with your CartaFRECCIA that you’ll need to print and bring with you when travelling.

All the services of the Frecce Portal are free. You can access the portal via PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone after registering with your credentials. You can also download the app from the App Store and Google Play. The portal is compatible with the main browsers, such as Chrome, Mozilla, Explorer and Safari.

The FrecciaBistrò restaurant is available on all Frecciarossa trains. They offer snacks and drinks, as well as breakfast and lunch menus. On Frecciarossa 1000 you’ll find a new meal service called Easy Gourmet which serves typical Italian meals.

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