Frecciarossa – Italy

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  • Description

    Frecciarossa is a high-speed train of the Italian national train operator, Trenitalia. The name means “red arrow” and operates at speeds of up to 300 km/h (190 mph).

    Frecciarossa trains cross the Italian peninsula going to the heart of big metropolis’ Italian High Speed line that shortens distances. A Frecciarossa train means relying on frequent connections, easy to remember scheduled timetables, departure/arrival directly in the city centre, territorial coverage of large cities with the possibility of choosing the most convenient station.

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    When to Book:

    Booking opens from 120 to 90 days before departure. Purchases can be made up to time of departure by ordering if e-tickets that you can print out yourself are available.

    How to easily and safely book your tickets:

    The easiest way to book France and European Rail is via the official secure websites established for this purpose. All the 'Buy Now' links to purchase rail tickets on BonjourLaFrance will direct you to the specific site for your country.

    This has a number of advantages. Firstly, purchasing on such a site protects you from fraud and secondly these sites all have customer services in your language for your peace of mind. These services are accessible via the 'help' (or similar) links you'll find on the respective sites.

    Where to Book your Tickets and Reservations:

    Click your country link 90 days before you travel for the most savings and peace of mind. To book a train pick your country of reference below. Buy all your Tickets online. CLICK on the link for your home country to see information in your language and check Real Time Schedules, Prices and Travel Times and make A SECURE PURCHASE.

    France and European City to City Train Tickets:

    Train travel offers you downtown to downtown comfortable and efficient rail service. No hassle with early arrivals, delays, and luggage security checks. You can take unlimited weight and reasonably bulky items on board. European rail is the way to travel and really see the French countryside. USA > UK > Argentina > Australia > Belgium-Fr > Belgium-Nl > Brazil > Canada > France > France Promotions > France Groups 10-30 people > GCC Countries > Germany > Hong Kong > India > Israel > Italy > Japan-Jp > Mexico, Central America, Caribbean > Netherlands > New Zealand > Singapore > South Africa > Spain > Switzerland-Fr > Switzerland-De > Rest of the world (English) > Rest of the world (Español) > 中国 > 香港 > 日本 > 한국 > 新加坡

    Train Passes:

    If you are traveling by train on 5 different days or more in one or a few European countries then buying a European Rail Pass could be to your budgetary advantage compared to ‘point-to-point' tickets. Click below to see Rail Pass options. For European citizens use the point-to-point links above, the Rail Pass access is on the same page. USA > Argentina > Australia > Brazil > Canada > GCC Countries > Hong Kong > India > Israel > Japan-Jp > Mexico, Central America, Caribbean > New Zealand > Singapore > South Africa > Rest of the world (English) > Rest of the world (Español) > 中国 > 香港 > 日本 > 한국 > 新加坡

    Service Levels:

    The Executive level can accommodate 10 passengers on the beautiful armchairs covered in champagne-coloured leather. There's a complimentary full meal served at your seat.

    The Business level has armchairs covered in leather that are 69 cm wide and placed on rows of 3. Welcome drink with a quality tasty snack and, in the morning, a free newspaper.

    The Premium level has seats, arranged in rows of 4 are covered in leather and equipped with reclining backrest. Welcome drink with a quality tasty snack and, in the morning, a free newspaper.

    The Standard level has seats, covered in gray eco-leather with orange hems placed in rows of 4 and are the same size as the Premium level.

    All trains have air conditioning, sockets at each seat and access to the Frecciarossa Portal via WI-FI, with entertainment services, Internet connection and travel information.

    Mobility Access:

    Two seats equipped for disabled people travelling in wheelchairs and 2 seats for attendants in coach 3 as well as a toilet equipped for disabled people in coach 3.


    At Executive level there is plenty of space for luggage in the overhead bins above the seats as well as floor-level luggage compartments. in Business, Premium and Standard levels there's the possibility of accommodating luggage under the seats.

    Food Service:

    Executive level: A new concept of service at your seat: the traveller can choose from 3 different menus composed of Italian products par excellence, including a main dish, a snack, a dessert and a mini bottle of water, served at your seat by the restaurant staff. The Club Sandwich menu is signed by the chef Carlo Cracco

    All classes have access to the Bistro. It is designed for a catering model suitable for a modern high-speed train, making use of products and accessories for consumption at the bar or comfortably seated.

    For Standard customers, the EasyFood service at your seat gives your the opportunity to comfortably consume a meal & beverage combo, with 23 alternative menus, and a selection of bar products.


    Small dogs, cats and other small pets (kept in the appropriate container no larger than 70x30x50) are admitted free of charge in the first and second class of all categories of trains and Executive, Business, Premium and Standard levels of service.

    Each traveller is allowed to transport a dog of any size, kept on a leash and muzzled after purchasing a second-class ticket with a 50% discount. Guide dogs for the blind can travel on all trains free of charge with no obligation.

    For the transportation of dogs (except guide dogs for the blind), it’s necessary to have a certificate of registration to the canine registry and the health card (or, for dogs of foreign citizens, the "passport of the dog" to replace both documents) to be shown when purchasing the ticket for the animal, where applicable.

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