Rome, 12 July 2022
Three new Frecciarossa trains travel to and from Fiumicino Airport, with an absolute revolution: a direct connection between the Roman airport and the stations of Napoli Centrale and Napoli Afragola.
Commencing on Monday 11 July, Trenitalia’s new services are aimed at enhancing the integration of train plus aeroplane with direct High Speed connections between Fiumicino Airport and Southern Italy as well as strengthening existing connections with the centre of the country.
In line with the governmental and European strategy on the development and promotion of intermodality, the launch of the new connections comes as a concrete result of the agreement on sustainable mobility signed on 17 March by Luigi Ferraris, CEO of FS Italiane, and Marco Troncone, CEO of Aeroporti di Roma. In collaboration with ENAC, this agreement also aims to make passenger and baggage check-in available in the near future directly at the railway station of departure.
In detail, Trenitalia’s offer to and from Fiumicino Airport has been enriched with three new Frecciarossa connections, with two travelling to and from Naples and one departing from Florence’s Santa Maria Novella, in addition to the Frecce to and from Venice, Padua, Bologna, Florence and Rome, the direct Leonardo Express between Fiumicino and Roma Termini and the numerous regional connections on the FL1 Fiumicino Airport-Roma-Orte line.
The connections and timetables were developed by Trenitalia and Aeroporti di Roma to identify the best integration between high-speed trains and intercontinental flights arriving to and departing from Italy’s main airport hub in favour of greater integration between train and plane and with the aim of consolidating Leonardo da Vinci airport’s role as a smart hub. With these connections, passengers will be able to reach New York in the early afternoon from Naples or from Florence, guaranteeing a better connection between collective and shared means of transport, an objective at the heart of the FS Group’s Passenger Hub uniting all Group transport companies.
The round table held with FS Italiane and Aeroporti di Roma shall continue and be enriched by commercial agreements with airlines operating at Fiumicino in order to integrate their mutual sales and distribution systems with the possibility of passenger and baggage check-in directly at the main railway stations connected to Leonardo da Vinci airport.