Le Frecce High-Speed Train
The Le Frecce are a series of modern high-speed trains connecting cities and towns all across Italy.
There are 3 types of Le Frecce train:
Frecciarossa trains (FR) have 78 connections per day connecting cities from Turin to Salerno with hourly departures from 6a.m. – 8 p.m. between Milan and Rome.
- Turin - Milan - Reggio Emilia AV - Bologna - Florence - Rome - Naples - Salerno: 93 trains per day;
- Venice - Padua - Bologna - Florence - Rome - Naples – Salerno: 14 trains per day;
- Milan - Reggio Emilia AV - Bologna - Rimini – Ancona - Pescara - Foggia - Bari: 4 trains per day from Milan to Ancona including 2 for Pescara, Foggia and Bari
Frecciargento trains (FA) are tilting high-speed trains that can travel at speeds of 250 km/h and connect Rome to Venice, Verona, Verona/Brescia/Bolzano, Bari/Lecce and Lamezia Terme/Reggio Calabria.
- 30 trains connects Rome with Venice,. Two of them continue to Udine and two for Trieste from Venice Mestre, 2 continue to Fiumicino Aeroporto.
- 14 trains, every hour in the peak times, from Rome to Verona with connections to Brescia (4 trains) or to Trento and Bolzano (6 trains from monday to thursday, 8 trains from friday to sunday).
- 6 trains from Rome to Lecce and 2 trains from Roma to Reggio Calabria stopping in the major basins of Puglia and Calabria.
Frecciabianca (FB) trains can reach speeds of up to 200km/h and connect Milan to Venice, but also run to smaller towns in Tuscany and Liguria as well as the Adriatic coast.
- 44 trains a day, with departures every hour (every half hour during peak hours), from 6 AM to 9 PM, between Milan and Verona/Venice and vice versa;
- 24 trains a day, with departures almost every hour, connect northern Italy with major destinations on the Adriatic coast up to Ancona/Pescara/Bari/Lecce/Taranto;
- 12 trains a day connect 20 cities on the Tuscan and Ligurian coast with the Capital, with stops in small towns and some extensions to Milan and Turin;
- 4 trains a day connect Rome with the main stations in Campania, Basilicata, and Calabria;
- 2 trains a day connect Rome with the Adriatic Coast (Falconara Marittima, Pesaro, Rimini, and Ravenna).
Note: Seat reservations are required for Le Frecce trains. Tickets can be requested up to 120 days in advance.
Operated by Trenitalia: www.trenitalia.com
Passes: Eurail Pass