Rome, 9 December 2018
The first Frecciarossa 1000 that connects Venice to the "Leonardo da Vinci" international airport in Rome arrived this morning at 9.52 am at the Fiumicino Airport station, after leaving Venezia Mestre at 5.37 am.
The train, the made in Italy excellence of high speed, further enhances the potential of integration between train and air and highlights FS Italiane Group’s commitment toward improving connections between the major access portals - stations and airports - of the country.
Trenitalia's connections between Venice and the main airport of Rome are recording a significant appreciation from customers: in fact, over 4,000 bookings have already been made.
The four Trenitalia Frecce between Venice and Fiumicino Airport make stops in Padua, Rovigo, Central Bologna, Florence Santa Maria Novella, Rome Tiburtina, and Roma Termini. Of these four, two connections are carried out with Frecciarossa 1000 and two with Frecciargento. Even the latter, from January 2019, will be carried out with Frecciarossa 1000.
The connections to and from the Fiumicino Airport station are also enriched by two new Frecciargento fares on the ETR 600, from Genoa, with stops in La Spezia, Pisa, and Florence, and 126 connections a day (+16 from Sunday 9 December) made by the Leonardo Express which connects the airport to Roma Termini.
Trips with Frecciarossa 1000 between Venice and Fiumicino Airport are only one of the many new features planned for the Trenitalia 2018-19 winter schedule, launched today, Sunday 9 December. New schedules that meet even more people's mobility needs: testimony being the more than 23,000 tickets already sold for new connections.