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Travel in Frecciarossa Standard Class and enjoy the perks of the Italian high-speed train at a competitive price. On Frecciarossa Standard trains you'll enjoy the following onboard services –

  • Eco-leather reclining armchairs
  • Special luggage zone
  • Free WiFi
  • Welcome service with sweet or savoury snacks and drinks

Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about Frecciarossa Standard Class.

Frecciarossa Standard Class features

Frecciarossa Standard Class (or Livello Standard in Italian) has the same seat layout of Premium Class – 2x2 rows – but offers cloth rather than leather seats. Seats are 55.5 cm-wide reclining armchairs, each of which has a folding table and power sockets.

Free WiFi is available on board – simply connect your device to the FRECCE Entertainment Portal, and you can watch movies and TV programmes, listen to music and check travel information.

The Standard Class is located in carriages 5, 6, 7 and 8 on Frecciarossa 1000 trains and in carriages 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 on Frecciarossa ETR 500 trains.

Frecciarossa Standard vs Business, Premium and Executive

Unlike the other classes, Frecciarossa’s Standard Class doesn’t offer a welcome service. Have a look at our table below to learn more about the main features of the different Frecciarossa classes.

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

Food on Frecciarossa Standard trains

Want to try tasty Italian gourmet meals while travelling around Italy by train? On Frecciarossa Standard trains, you can buy one of the three Easy Food menu options – Breakfast, Snack and Meal – which will be served at your seat. Make sure you have the Viva la Mamma Box from the Meal menu, which includes a fresh pasta main course, typical of the Italian cuisine. You can book your favourite menu option, either online or by paying when on board.

Alternatively, you can grab a bite from the café-bar counter called FrecciaBistrò – coffee, tea, croissants, sandwiches, salads, fruit salads, desserts and other snacks are available.

How to buy a Standard class ticket

To buy a Frecciarossa Standard 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 – the 'Standard' Comfort option will be automatically selected on the right-hand side, and 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 Standard Class only if they're travelling with an adult and don't have a seat assigned to them. 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.

Yes, small animals placed in a carrier (70x30x50 cm) 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.

Guide dogs are allowed on all Frecciarossa trains for free.

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

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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