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About Trenitalia: A Guide to Trains in Italy

Trenitalia is the Italian state-owned rail company and the main train operator in Italy. Their flagship, high-speed Frecciarossa trains (translating to “Red Arrow”) make over 200 connections across Italy daily, offering fast, reliable and comfortable services. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains cover the length and breadth of Italy, taking passengers anywhere from the Dolomite mountains to the beaches near Brindisi. Read on to discover the latest Trenitalia deals, top routes and destinations, how to buy cheap Trenitalia tickets, train fleets, facilities on board plus much more!

FrecciaDAYS: Get Cheap Trenitalia Train Tickets with 60% discount

Trenitalia is offering brand new discounts on their high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains. The newly titled FrecciaDAYS gives travellers discounts of up to 60% on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday, making mid-week train travel even more affordable! The offer is available when buying tickets at least 6 days before the time of travel – simply search a week ahead and apply the discount at the check-out to benefit from cheap train tickets. The offer applies to Business, Premium and Standard tickets in 1st and 2nd Class carriages. Please note that seats are subject to limited availability and the FrecciaDays discount cannot be applied with any other reductions. Book your mid-week train tickets with Frecciarossa today.

New direct Frecciarossa train between Rome Fiumicino to Naples

Trenitalia is intent on improving train connections throughout Italy as well as offering more sustainable travel options, making its latest route announcement an exciting one!

You can now travel by train directly from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport to Naples. Meaning, if you’re flying into Rome’s Fiumicino ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ Airport, you don’t need to take a connecting flight to Naples—you can take the train instead.

The service started on the 11th of July and uses Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecciarossa trains, with the journey taking around two hours. You can book your Rome Fiumicino to Naples trains with Omio.

trenitalia frecciarossa landscape

Trenitalia Frecciarossa Landscape. Source: Trenitalia

Special Offer! Milan-Paris tickets from €29 with Trenitalia

Travel between Milan and Paris in less than 6h 30 min at a special price. The new route is operated by Trenitalia, and you can now book tickets for the new Frecciarossa 1000 trains between Milan and Paris on the Omio website and on the app.

Omio is delighted to make available the new service offered by the Italian railway transport company, which allows travellers to reach the French capital in less than seven hours. The maiden voyage departed at 6:25am on Saturday 18th December from Milano Centrale, bound for Paris Gare de Lyon. To promote the new route, a special price has been established for tickets, which can be purchased on the Omio website and app starting from 29 euros (The promotional price is valid for the standard class; refers to today's date and is subject to changes and availability).

Omio users can book one of the four daily round trips from Milano Centrale to Paris Gare de Lyon, stopping in Turin, Modane, Chambéry and Lyon Part Dieu — one in the morning and one in the evening.

Purchase Trenitalia tickets with Omio

When you’re looking to book your Trenitalia train tickets, purchasing them directly through Omio is very convenient. Both the website and app offer a very visual way of comparing cheap train tickets, allowing you to filter by price, provider, departure times and number of stopovers. On the mobile app, you will have access to all of your Trenitalia tickets on your phone. Explore your Trenitalia timetables and train options on Omio and book train tickets from the comfort of your home or on the go. With the Omio app, you will also receive live travel updates about your Trenitalia journey. From platform changes to travel info, you'll receive everything you need to know about your train journey.

  • Omio is an official partner of Trenitalia
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Booking Trenitalia tickets with Omio is easy, simply put in your departing and arriving city, as well as the date you want to travel and then we'll do all the hard work! We find all the possible routes for Trenitalia, allowing you to pick the best option for your journey.

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Trenitalia Frecciarossa Reggio Emilia Station. Source: Trenitalia

Trenitalia: ticket types

All Trenitalia tickets are offered as singles or return. Pre-purchasing Trenitalia tickets online and in advance can save you money and allows you to take advantage of further discounts and promotions. Check out the different Trenitalia ticket types below:

  • Base Tickets: These tickets are great if you're looking for flexibility; a ticket of this type can be changed as many times as you need.
  • Economy Tickets: These tickets can be purchased up to two days before departure and allow you to change the time and date of travel once.
  • Super Economy: These tickets are the least expensive but also the least flexible, so the date and time of travel can't be changed.

Best time to book Trenitalia trains

The further in advance you book your Trenitalia train tickets, the cheaper they’ll be. Booking a month in advance can almost halve the cost of most train tickets, so it's worth planning ahead!

Changes, refunds, & tickets conditions with Trenitalia

The ticket changes and refund policies when travelling with Trenitalia vary depending on the type of ticket purchased (Base, Economy or Super Economy). With Base and Economy tickets, it’s possible to change your booking on the high-speed Trenitalia Freccia trains free of charge as long as you cover the difference in the ticket fare. This also applies to changing the cabin class you wish to travel in and your travel dates.

Once the train has departed, however, it’s not possible to make any more changes. With the Super Economy fares, it’s not possible to make any changes to your train booking times and dates. If you purchased a Base fare for your trip, refunds are possible up to the departure time of the train. However, bear in mind that 20% of the original price of the ticket will be deducted from the amount refunded.

Popular Trenitalia routes

Rome–Florence

The train journey going from Rome to Florence operates multiple times throughout the day. Trenitalia is just one of the train providers that make the journey. Nonetheless, it is the main train company in Italy. The Trenitalia trains from Rome to Florence can take as little as around 1h 17 min on direct journeys, and up to about 6h 28 min on night trains with a stopover. There are over 50 departures to Florence with Trenitalia Italy per day, a few times per hour. This provider offers trains departing from different stations around Rome such as the main Rome Termini, and also Rome Tiburtina and Rome Ostiense.

The train stations in Italy where the Trenitalia routes stop in Florence is are Santa María Novella, Campo di Marte and Rifredi stations. Trenitalia offers a variety of train lines for this route, from high-speed trains to standard regional ones. The high-speed trains tend to be more expensive.

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Trenitalia Front. Source: Trenitalia

Milan–Rome

The trip by train between Milan and Rome is one of the most popular long-distance train routes in Italy. The distance Trenitalia trains cover is approximately 296 miles (477 km). Trenitalia operates almost all of the routes going between these two Italian cities. The fastest Trenitalia ride to Rome from Milan is on the high-speed trains and can take as little as about three hours. These trips are nonstop and don’t require passengers to change trains along the way. However, there are other journeys that make one or two stopovers and can take up to around 11 hours.

The Trenitalia train rides depart out of Milan multiple times per hour, making the trip at least 50 times a day. The highspeed Trenitalia Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca trains tend to be more expensive than the other regional and long-distance Trenitalia lines. The main departure station offered via Omio is Milan Centrale, and these routes normally arrive at Rome Termini station.

Milan–Florence

Book a train ticket from Milan to Florence through the Omio platform. There are more or less 40 departures per day going between these Italian cities, leaving Milan at least twice an hour. These trains cover a distance of approximately 167 miles (269 km). The duration of the Trenitalia journeys depends on the line operating the route. Trenitalia offers both high-speed trains as well as regional and standard long-distance routes. There are also some options that have one or two stopovers in between, extending the train ride a little bit more.

The fastest routes are on the Trenitalia Frecciarossa high-speed trains. The fastest Trenitalia journey from Milan to Florence takes more or less 1h 50min. However, there are some journeys that can take up to around 6h 50min, such as the regional lines stopping at one or two stations along the way where passengers are required to switch trains.

Other popular routes in Europe with Trenitalia

Trenitalia offers hundreds of routes throughout Italy as well as to neighbouring countries. A lot of these trips go through some of the main cities in Italy, such as Rome or Milan, and to surrounding countries like Vienna, Zurich or Munich. Find inspiration in the Omio magazine, The Window Seat.

  • Rome–Vienna: The trains going from Rome, Italy to Vienna, Austria cover a distance of around 475 miles (765 km). The average route with Trenitalia takes at least 11h 50min. Currently, Trenitalia does not offer direct routes between Rome and Vienna through Omio, and one or two stopovers are required before arriving at the final destination in Vienna.
  • Zurich–Milan: The Zurich to Milan train journeys with Trenitalia are direct. They run more or less once every hour or two starting at around 6:33 a.m. until approximately 5:33 p.m. The Zurich train station is Zurich HB. As for the station in Milan, the routes mainly operate in and out of Milan Centrale Station.
  • Rome–Munich: The train routes going from Rome to Munich and back with Trenitalia are not direct. The journeys require passengers to switch trains at least once. The stop is generally in Verona, Italy. These trains cover a distance of about 434 miles (698 km) in around 9h 24 min.

There are also new Freccialink routes that connect Italy’s major cities with the mountains, seaside, and art centres. Popular destinations include Sorrento, Vieste, Val Gardena, Bolzano, Bardonecchia, and Assisi.

New Trenitalia routes added this summer

Additional Frecciarossa trains have been added this summer to service the most popular routes connecting northern and southern Italy. There are now 94 daily connections between Rome and Milan, 68 daily connections between Milan and Naples and 38 daily connections between Milan and Venice. And for the first time ever, Frecciarossa trains will reach Pompei! There are two new direct connections to Pompei, which will operate every third Sunday of the month. These new routes run between Rome, Pompei and Florence and make stops in Naples along the way.

Trenitalia train types

Frecciarossa

  • Frecciarossa is the fastest type of Trenitalia train, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h.
  • Class types: Standard, Frecciarossa Business, Frecciarossa Premium & Frecciarossa Executive
  • Traditional Frecciarossa trains (known as ETR 500) connects more than 15 cities in Italy including Milan, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Naples, and Turin.
  • Frecciarossa 1000 (known as ETR 1000) trains travel the Naples-Rome-Milan-Turin route 28 times per day.
  • Frecciarossa 1000 trains can connect big cities such as Rome and Milan in under 3 hours.
  • Travellers with Executive, Business and First Class, and Premium tickets will receive a welcome drink and catering on board. Premium tickets include a bottle of water and snacks; Business and First Class tickets include Italian coffee and a box of fresh food; Executive tickets include craft beers and cocktails, DOC / DOCG wines, and access to the open bar.
  • All Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains include Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, washrooms, luggage storage, restaurant and bar services.

Frecciargento

  • Frecciargento is the second fastest type of Trenitalia train, reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h.
  • Frecciargento trains travel between Rome and northeastern and southeastern Italy, several times a day.
  • Frecciargento trains services include Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, luggage storage, washrooms, a dining car, and seats reserved for the disabled.

Frecciabianca

  • Frecciabianca trains run outside of the high-speed train lines, reaching speeds up to 200 km/h.
  • Frecciabianca trains travel between many of Italy's biggest cities and along the Adriatic coast.
  • Frecciabianca runs approximately 86 trains per day and offers spacious seats, power outlets, washrooms, luggage storage and disabled seating.

Intercity

  • Intercity trains are slower than high-speed trains, but are still faster than local transport trains.
  • Trenitalia's Intercity trains connect approximately 200 cities throughout Italy.
  • Intercity Night trains travel overnight and serve the greater distances.
  • Intercity trains are equipped with air conditioning, washrooms, and disabled seating.
  • You can also take the regional trains which connect all of Italy's smaller areas, often frequented by commuters and students. Regional trains are operated by local companies.

Trenitalia class types

On board the Trenitalia Frecciarossa high-speed trains, you can choose between four seating classes and unlike many first class service options, they're all affordable! Trenitalia aims to accommodate every type of traveller (even those with a modest budget). Below are the popular seating classes and a summary of the services available on all class types:


  • Standard class: With Standard class, inclusive of your ticket, you'll also get:
    • Wi-Fi
    • Tables
    • Bistro table service
    • Power sockets
    • Entertainment portal
  • Premium class: From €10 extra, with a Premium ticket you'll get:
    • All the standard class benefits
    • Large leather seats
    • Complimentary newspapers
    • Complimentary welcome drink (coffee, soft drink or prosecco)
  • Business class: From €33 extra, with a Business ticket you'll get:
    • All the standard and premium class benefits
    • More leg and elbow room
    • Table service
    • High quality, healthy Italian products

Trenitalia and sustainability

Travelling by train in Italy is currently the most eco-friendly method of long-distance travel, emitting the least amount of carbon dioxide. Trenitalia has the objective of reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. This will refer to both the energy it demands as well as the energy it produces. They are continuously promoting the use of the national railway system as a more sustainable way of getting around, attempting to reduce the use of private vehicles.

Night trains and routes with Trenitalia

Travelling on night trains is a great way of being efficient with your travel time, as well as reducing hotel and overnight expenses. Arriving the following morning at your next destination allows you to visit and see more. Trenitalia operates various night trains within Italy on the InterCity routes. These specific InterCity lines are called InterCityNotte. These overnight trips go from cities like Milan to other Italian cities such as Syracuse, Naples, or Palermo. From Rome, there are the same InterCity trains making overnight trips within Italy to the same cities, as well as Venice and Bolzano.

Trenitalia FAQs

Where can I buy my train ticket?

Omio offers multiple Trenitalia options between large cities like Rome, Naples and Milan as well as other regional destinations. Booking through Omio is easy whether you do so on the website or the mobile app. It’s a great way to see all your options by price or duration and purchase your tickets on the go.

Do I need to print my train ticket?

Generally, it’s not necessary to print tickets, especially those considered mobile tickets. Mobile tickets can be accessed through the Omio mobile app. If mobile tickets are not available for the journey you’re interested in, you will most likely receive an electronic ticket in your email.

Can I cancel my train ticket?

Cancelling your tickets is possible through the Omio page where the tickets were purchased, on the "Your Bookings" page. However, any cancellation fees and possible refunds depend on the type of fare purchased and the services it includes.

Can I exchange my train ticket?

Making modifications to your Omio Trenitalia tickets is generally not possible, but depends on the type of fare purchased. However, these changes may be possible through the Trenitalia travel site.

What are the services available for people with reduced mobility?

Italian stations, where Trenitalia routes operate, offer the Sala Blu service. This is where passengers with reduced mobility may request assistance, if needed, for getting around the stations as well as boarding Trenitalia trains.

Are the trains adapted to persons with restricted mobility?

Most Trenitalia trains offer wheelchair-accessible seating, especially the long-distance and high-speed routes. In the case of the Trenitalia Frecciarossa high-speed trains, the accessible seating is located in first class. However, disabled passengers are charged a second-class fare.

Can children under 18 travel by themselves?

Yes, there aren’t any policies indicating the contrary. There are no specific restrictions for the age of passengers on board Trenitalia trains travelling without an adult

What is the luggage allowance per passenger?

Trenitalia does not have a specific luggage allowance per passenger. In general, you must be able to carry your own luggage and normally it’s two suitcases per person, in addition to one hand luggage item

How can I find the cheapest train tickets?

Omio allows travellers to filter their searches by price. It’s always a good idea to book in advance to get more affordable prices. Being flexible also allows you to choose cheaper options.

Do I need a COVID test to travel by train?

You may be required to present a Digital COVID certificate or equivalent to board Trenitalia trains. However, this may change and it also depends on the departure and arrival station, especially if you are crossing country borders. Check the restrictions of the departure and arrival cities beforehand.

Is food served on board Trenitalia trains?

Yes, the high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains have an on-board “Frecciabistrò.” Travellers can purchase a variety of meals at the Frecciabistrò, including pasta, fish, meat, and vegetables. Salads, meat and cheese plates, sandwiches, pizza, and fruit are also available in addition to local wines and craft beers. Or, travellers can opt to order via the PortaleFRECCE portal and have food delivered to their seat. Food and drinks are also available for direct purchase from dedicated staff on board.
Most of the high-speed Freccia routes have a restaurant service on board their trains. In some cabin classes, a welcome drink or snack may be included in your train fare. Nonetheless, all Trenitalia trains have restrooms.

If I have questions about the route, is there assistance or someone to help me?

Omio has a Customer Help Centre to assist travellers with their Trenitalia bookings. Through this platform, it’s possible to get more information on your routes as well as solve any questions about booking modifications.

Popular Trenitalia routes

Paris to Milan train

from £39
Direct trains available
8h22 average duration
5trains per day
Served by
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI
  • SNCF | TGV Lyria
  • SNCF | TER

Milan Centrale to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train

from £12
Direct trains available
0h51 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Malpensa Express
  • Regionale
  • Trenord

Florence to Pisa train

from £8
Direct trains available
1h00 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Regionale
  • Frecciargento
  • Intercity
  • Frecciarossa
  • Intercity Notte

Paris to Lyon train

from £29
Direct trains available
1h52 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI
  • SNCF | TER
  • SNCF | TGV Lyria
  • SNCF | TGV
  • SNCF | Intercités de nuit
  • SNCF | Intercités
  • Regionale
  • SNCF

Lyon to Paris train

from £20
Direct trains available
1h56 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI
  • SNCF | TER
  • SNCF | TGV Lyria
  • SNCF | TGV
  • Regionale
  • SNCF

Como to Milan train

from £5
Direct trains available
0h41 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Regionale
  • Trenord

Pisa to Florence train

from £8
Direct trains available
0h52 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Regionale
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Intercity
  • Intercity Notte

Milan to Como train

from £5
Direct trains available
0h39 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Regionale
  • Trenord

Milan to Paris train

from £30
Direct trains available
9h04 average duration
2trains per day
Served by
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI
  • SNCF | TGV Lyria
  • Regionale

Rome to Naples train

from £12
Direct trains available
1h13 average duration
50trains per day
Served by
  • Regionale
  • Frecciarossa
  • Italo
  • Intercity
  • Intercity Notte
  • Frecciargento

Trenitalia destinations

Not sure where to begin your Trenitalia adventure? Check out these popular Trenitalia destinations for travel details and nearby attractions:

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