Trenitalia Train

Trenitalia, high-speed Italian trains open your eyes to the stunning Italian landscape. Imagine arriving in Venice by train, exiting the station and seeing the Grand Canal before your eyes. Italian train travel has never been so easy onboard the Trenitalia fleet; Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca.

Did you know Italy now offers E-tickets? These are discounted more convienient fares you can print out your e-tickets where ever and when ever you need them.

Please note that e-tickets do not offer passholder fares. These will be issued as paper.

RoutingTravel TimeFrequency
Rome - Florence1hr28 per day
Rome - Venice4hrs 309 per day
Rome - Milan3hrs 3016 per day
Rome - Naples1hrs 2721per day
Milan – Venice2hrs 208 per day
Florence – Venice2hrs 379 per day
Milan – Turin1hr 106 per day

Passholder Fares explained:

There is only 1 type of Passholder fares available for high speed Italian trains (Paper tickets only). This is defined below:

  • Passholder 1 fares are for passengers carrying a Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Select Pass (incl. Italy) / Eurail France-Italy pass / Eurail Greece-Italy / Eurail Italy Pass.
  • Italy E-tickets do not offer passholder fares.

Train types

Frecciarossa

The fastest italian train connecting Turin, Milan, Bologna, Rome, Naples and Salerno. The trains reach incredible speeds of up to 360 km/h.

Frecciargento

These trains connect Rome to Venice, Verona, Bari/Lecce, Lamezia Terme/Reggio Calabria and reach speeds up to 250 km/h.

Frecciabianca

These trains connect Milan to Venice, Udine e Trieste; Genoa and Rome; down to Bari and Lecce on traditional train lines and reach speeds of up to 200 km/h.

Things to Note

  • Italy E-tickets can be reserved 120 days prior to the train departure date.
  • High Speed Italy train passholder fares can be reserved 90 days prior to the train departure date.
  • Reservations are compulsory.
  • Eurail Passholders are welcome, however a seat reservation fee is payable.
  • Trenitalia operates daily international services to a select group of Swiss cities. These include Bellinzona, Geneva, Basel and Zurich. All departures originate from Milan and one from Venice to Geneva.