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Are you travelling for business in Italy? Then why not use Frecciarossa’s Business Class – the ideal way to travel for those who need to work on the go. You'll enjoy the following onboard services in Frecciarossa Business:

  • Large reclining leather armchairs
  • Special luggage zone
  • Free WiFi
  • Welcome service with sweet or savoury snacks and drinks
  • Quiet carriage
  • Glass dividers for privacy.

Keep reading to find out more about one of Italy’s best business travel solutions.

Frecciarossa Business Class features

Frecciarossa Business Class (Livello Business in Italian) features wide leather armchairs with adjustable headrests, reclining backrests and a large space between seats, arranged in rows of 2+1. Each armchair has a reclining table and every row is separated by a glass divider for greater privacy. 

If you wish to work undisturbed while you travel, pick the quiet carriage (Area del Silenzio) – you'll get to enjoy complimentary earphones, a double welcome drink service, an onboard library and a sleeping mask.

Need to hold a meeting while travelling? Book a Salottino Business private 4-seat compartment, available only on Frecciarossa ETR 500 trains – they’re perfect for private meetings on the move.

Frecciarossa classes comparison

How does the Business Class compare to the other classes on Frecciarossa? Have a look at our table below – we've compared the main onboard services in all four Frecciarossa classes for you.

Class Standard Premium Business Executive
Free WiFi       
Welcome service       
Free newspapers    
Leather seats      
More legroom      
More luggage space      
Lunch service  
Quiet carriage
Gourmet lunch
Meeting room

Food on board Frecciarossa Business

Frecciarossa Business offers a dedicated Bistrò area, available to all customers on the train. A welcome service will be brought directly to your seat shortly after departure, including a wide choice of sweet or savoury snacks (Gluten Free options available), as well as a choice of 9 different hot and cold drinks. In the morning, you'll be welcomed with a selection of free Italian newspapers. This service is also available on the weekend.

On top of this, you'll be able to choose between 3 different menu options, consisting of a main course, a snack, a dessert and a bottle of water. Make sure to try out the Club Sandwich menu, as it was created by renowned TV chef Carlo Cracco.

How to buy a Business Class ticket

If you want to buy a Frecciarossa Business ticket, simply start a search in our Journey Planner above and enter your departure station, arrival station and the date you want to travel. Select a Frecciarossa train and opt for a 1st Class seat. Then select ‘Business’ under Comfort Options. You’ll also see which onboard services are included – free WiFi, power sockets and welcome drinks and snacks.

At the station, Business Class customers wishing to make a last-minute booking change or request information can do so at the FrecciaDesk located near the platforms.

Good to know

Yes, you can connect to the onboard free WiFi through the FRECCE Entertainment portal. You'll be able to connect your smartphone, table or computer to the Internet and watch movies, TV programmes, listen to the music and check news and travel information.

Children aged between 0 and 4 can travel for free in Business Class, but they must be sitting with an adult (no additional seat will be provided). If you want to buy an extra seat for your child, you'll be able to purchase one at half price.

For children aged between 4 and 15 years old, tickets are available for half the price of an adult ticket.

Folding bikes are allowed on any Trenitalia train if placed in racks and luggage.

Traditional bikes are only allowed on Trenitalia trains if disassembled and placed in special bags (80x110x40 cm).

Yes, small animals placed in a carrier can travel for free on all Frecciarossa trains. Bigger dogs are allowed on board  during off-peak hours only. They must be kept on a lead and equipped with a muzzle. You'll need to buy a half-priced standard ticket for your furry friend.

There’s no limit on the number of bags you can take on board when travelling in Business Class.

If you travel in Business Class, you can visit the FrecciaDesk at the station to seek assistance and make last-minute changes to your booking.

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