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

  • Large leather armchairs with reclining backrest
  • Ample luggage space
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Welcome service with a sweet or savoury snack and drinks
  • Quiet area
  • Even more Privacy

Continue reading to find out more about one of Italy’s best travelling solutions.

Frecciarossa Business Class

Frecciarossa Business Class (in Italian “Livello Business”) features ample 27-inch wide leather seats, reclining up to 109 degrees and arranged in rows of three. Each seat has a folding table, and every row is separated by a smoked glass partition to guarantee maximum privacy. The Business Class carriages on Frecciarossa 1000 trains are also equipped to welcome disabled passengers – carriage number 3 is designed to ensure maximum comfort while travelling and includes a bathroom fully equipped for disabled passengers who will also be able to reach the Bistrò (restaurant) area in complete autonomy. Additionally, only the business class has a dedicated “quiet zone” where you can travel in total peace and work undisturbed.

Where is Frecciarossa’s Business Class located?

Frecciarossa 1000: carriages 2,3

Frecciarossa ETR500: carriages 2,3,4,5

The quiet zone is located in:

Frecciarossa 1000: carriage 2

Frecciarossa ETR500: carriage 1

Frecciarossa Business Class

Class Standard Premium Business Executive
Free Wi-Fi       
Welcome Snack       
Free Newspapaer    
Leather Seats      
More Legroom      
More Luggage Space      
Lunch Service  
Quiet Room
Gourmet Lunch
Meeting Room

Frecciarossa Business “Area Silenzio”

Carriages 2 and 3 on all Frecciarossa are dedicated to Business Class passengers. The dividers placed between rows can guarantee greater privacy, and customers wishing to travel in complete comfort can choose the appropriate Area ​​Silenzio (Quiet Zone) located in carriage 2.  Carriage 3 is dedicated to the Bistrò area available to all customers of 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 active on weekends.

On top of this, you’ll be able to choose between 3 different menus consisting of a main course, a snack, a dessert and a mini bottle of water. Make sure to try out the Club Sandwich menu, as it was created by chef Carlo Cracco himself. At the station, Business Class customers wishing to make a last-minute booking change or request information will be able to do so at the FrecciaDesk located near the platforms.


“LE FRECCE” is an online portal available for free on all Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains. Through the portal, you’ll be able to connect your smartphone, tablet or computer to WiFi and enjoy entertainment at high speed, with movies, TV programs, music, news and travel information available.

portale le frecce

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, entering your departure station, the arrival station and the date you want to travel. Select the Frecciarossa train of your choice and, in the "comfort" section select the "Business" option. You’ll also see the price difference between Standard and Premium Class before completing your purchase. In the "options" section you can see the services included – for example:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket
  • Newspaper
  • Drinks and snacks

Good to know

Children between the ages of 0-4 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 between 4 - 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 or luggage areas.

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 (only during off-peak hours), if kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle, upon payment of a half-priced standard ticket.

There’s no limit on the number of bags that 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 make last minute changes and get any help you need.

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