Looking to travel around Italy in style and comfort? Frecciarossa Premium Class might just be the right choice for you. On Frecciarossa Premium trains you’ll enjoy the following onboard services –

  • Large leather reclining armchairs
  • Plenty of space for luggage
  • Free WiFi
  • Welcome service with sweet or savoury snacks and drinks.

Read on to find out everything you need to know about Frecciarossa Premium 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 Premium Class features

Frecciarossa Premium Class (or Livello Premium in Italian) has the same seat layout of Standard Class – 2x2 rows – but offers leather rather than cloth seats. Seats are wide reclining armchairs, each of which has a folding table and power sockets. For travellers’ privacy, every row is separated by a glass divider.

If you want to access the onboard WiFi – which is free – simply connect your device to the FRECCE Entertainment Portal. This way, you can watch movies and TV programmes, listen to music and check travel information.

Frecciarossa Premium vs Business, Standard and Executive

Unlike the Business and Executive Classes, Premium Class doesn’t have a quiet carriage or a meeting room. The table below sets out the main features of the different Frecciarossa classes:

Free WiFi    
Welcome service   
Free newspapers  
Leather seats   
More legroom   
More luggage space   
Lunch service  
Quiet carriage
Gourmet lunch
Meeting room

Food on Frecciarossa Premium trains

With a Premium ticket you’ll be welcomed with complimentary snacks and drinks, which will be brought directly to your seat shortly after departure. You can choose between different types of snacks – sweet (Gocciolotti Balocco biscuits), savoury (Terre di Puglia taralli) or Gluten Free (Schär crackers). If you're travelling with children, they'll get the Snack Bimbi, which includes a savoury or sweet snack and a colouring book. As for drinks, you can choose from a range of hot and cold drinks, including water, coffee, hot and cold tea and juice.

In the morning, you'll be welcomed with a selection of free Italian newspapers – this service is also available on weekends.

If you're travelling on a Frecciarossa 1000 train, you can also enjoy the new Easy Gourmet meal service at your seat, which offers three gourmet menu options consisting of a main course, a snack, a dessert and a bottle of water.

How to buy a Premium class ticket

To buy a Frecciarossa Premium ticket, choose your departure station, arrival station and travel date in our Journey Planner above. Select your Frecciarossa train and opt for a Standard seat. Then pick 'Premium' under Comfort Options – you'll see all the onboard services that are included and the price difference between Standard and Premium Class.

Good to know

Children aged between 0 and 4 can travel for free in Premium Class only if they're sitting with an adult. If you want an extra seat for your child, you can buy a child ticket at half price.

Children aged between 4 and 15 are entitled to a 50% discount on a full-price ticket.

While folding bikes are allowed on any Trenitalia train if placed in racks and luggage, traditional ones are allowed only 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 only during off-peak hours if kept on a leash and equipped with a muzzle. You'll need to buy a half-price ticket for your furry friend.

There's no luggage limit when travelling in Premium Class.

With a Premium Class ticket you're entitled to seek assistance from the FrecciaDesk at the station and make last minute changes to your booking.

The main differences between Standard and Premium Class are the seats, which are more comfortable in Premium Class, and the welcome service, which is only available in Premium Class.

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