Rome Fiumicino Airport

Also known as “Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport“, is the biggest international airport of Rome and all Italy, with an area of 16km (9.9mi) it serves more than 40 million passengers, according to what it registered on 2018.

Where is the airport located?

Rome Airport is located 35km (21.7mi) from the centre of the city, close with several European cities and connecting to the Italian Peninsula, and you can easily get there by taxi, bus or train. It is one of the busiest airports in all Europe, with more than 40 million passengers per year, and a wide variety of services like bars, restaurants, shops, banks, and more.

How many terminals does the Airport have?

There are 3 Terminals operating, there is Terminal 1 which is use by specific airlines and domestic flights, and it is now under construction due to an extension, this is why Terminal 2 is close and all it’s services have been assigned to Terminal 3, which is the largest terminal and the newest with a modern design.

And the last Terminal is number 5, being close for now because of a renovation; there is only one floor which has a special assitance lounge, 3 different entrances, one infomation desk and even a police station; it also connects with the parking area.

What is the distance from the airport to the center of Rome Airport?

The distance between the airport and the center of Rome is 32km (19.8mi), at approximately 30 minutes from the impresive Events Rome Trevi Fountain.

The best way of travel in this city is taking one of its trains, with three specific options: Regional Trains, Leonardo Express and Frecciargento. There is another alternative which is taking a bus and it is also the cheapest option to move from one place to another.

And of course there are other two alternatives like airport shuttles and taxis, both great ways of travel with comfortable spaces and accessible prices.

Which airline fly to and from Rome Airport?

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Lufthansa
  • Qatar Airways
  • Ryanair
  • Wizz Air

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How to get to Rome Airport?

One of the best ways of travel and also the cheapest is taking a train, with three different options, Regional Trains is the first one and departs every 15 minutes on work weeks, but on weekends it takes up to 30 minutes, and the price is only 6€ (US$6.48).

The next train service is Leonardo Express, which departures every 30 minutes and the average time of getting to the airport is approximately 32 minutes for a price of 14€. And there is also the famous Frecciargento, these trains can transport passengers in a fastes way and the price may vary between Standard Class and Euro First Class.

There are also three more other options, buses with a cost of 6 € (US$6.48) and it can take up to 50 minutes per trip. Taking a taxis is one of the most comfortable ways of travel, and the price might fo from 45€ to 55€, the only thing you need to be aware of is to take an official licensed taxi.

How much does a taxi cost to and from Rome Airport?

The ride from the airport to the City Centre takes about 50 minutes, but it depends where you need to arrive. The exact cost of the service to get to the airport is 48€ (US$52); the best way to identify an offical taxi is making sure that it has a sign on the roof, along with the municipality symbol on the front doors.

For more information about taxi rates you may call a Radio Taxi or Pronto Taxi to the following numbers +39 06 3570 or +39 06 6645, the service hours are 24/7.

What rental companies are available at Rome Airport?

The best choice for getting to know the city and its charming places is renting a car, and there are several options: Autovia, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Goldcar, Locauto, Maggiore, Win Rent, RENT4U, Sixt, Sicily by Car and FireFly. All of these are located at Office Tower 2 and they should be return at the same place where is was hired.

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Emily Cabrera

Emily Cabrera

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