|High-speed trains (300 km/h)||✔|
|4 classes – Executive, Business, Premium and Standard||✔|
|Book up to 6 months in advance||✔|
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.
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.
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.
|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|
|Train 9292||Train 9296|
|07:09||16:39||Turin Porta Susa|
|13:22||22:25||Paris Gare de Lyon|
|Train 9281||Train 9287|
|07:26||15:18||Paris Gare de Lyon|
|13:18||21:18||Turin Porta susa|
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.
* 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
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:
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 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 –
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Keep reading to learn more about Trenitalia's latest additions to their Frecciarossa services.
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.
Thanks to 6 new Frecciarossa services available, from 12th December you can travel between Rome and Venice with Frecciarossa rather than Frecciargento.
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!
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.
These trains will call at Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna Centrale, Rimini, Pesaro, Ancona, Pescara, Termoli, Foggia, Barletta, Bari and Brindisi.
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:
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.
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.
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 –
For more information, check out our page about Trenitalia – Frecciargento and Frecciarossa WiFi.
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:
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Frecciarossa trains are the most important high-speed trains offered by Trenitalia. Find out more about the other types of trains you can travel on when exploring Italy.
Frecciargento trains offer about 48 daily connections and are able to reach the maximum speed of 250 km/h. Frecciargento routes are from Rome to Trieste, Rome to Genoa, Rome to Reggio Calabria, Rome to Lecce and Naples to Bolzano.
Frecciabianca trains offer about 42 daily connections and are able to reach the maximum speed of 200 km/h. Frecciabianca operate on traditional lines that are not reached by the high-speed network, covering the routes from Milan to Taranto, Venice to Bologna, Rome to Reggio Calabria, Genoa to Rome and Turin to Ancona.