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Transportation to and from Rome Fiumicino Airport

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What is the distance from Rome Fiumicino Airport to the centre of Rome?

The distance to the centre of Rome is 30 kilometres / 18.6 miles, travel time by car is at least 40 minutes. Please be advised, without much experience you should avoid driving in Rome.

From FCO Airport to Rome City centre by Taxi
30 km
40 min
€ 50.-

Public transport

Train Leonardo Express to Rome – BUY TICKETS

The Leonardo Express is the fastest travel option between Rome Fiumicino Airport and the city, you can make use of this non-stop train service 365 days a year. A journey to Rome’s main railway station takes 32 minutes. The Leonardo Express departs every 15 to 30 minutes from the airport and Roma Termini (platforms 23/24). Tickets are available online through the website of Trenitalia and at both railway stations (+ € 1.00). Children between the age of 4 and 12 can travel for free, one child for each paying adult. Children under 4 years always travel for free. Online tickets for the Leonardo Express have been validated and are valid for 90 minutes from the time communicated on your ticket. Tickets without date and time must be validated at one of the green validation machines before boarding. If you want to transfer to another mode of transport in Rome, you have to buy an extra ticket for € 1.50. It is also possible to pay your Leonardo Express ticket with Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Maestro and Apple Pay at the entrance gates of Fiumicino Aeroporto railway station. Please consult website Trenitalia for more information. Travelling to Naples? A train ride from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale takes an average of 2 hours, i.e. 1 hour and 10 minutes by intercity train and 2 hours and 45 minutes by regional train.

Prices Single Return
Adults € 14 € 28
Children from 4 years € 14 € 28

TIP: Many well-known museums, sights and attractions require online reservations. If you plan to visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums (+ Sistine Chapel) during your stay in Rome, the convenient Rome Tourist Card is highly recommended!

Train and metro to Rome

The regional train FL1 offers a frequent service between Rome Fiumicino Airport and the city, but does not offer a direct connection to the main railway station Roma Termini. FL1 runs every 15 minutes to and from the major train stations in the south and east of Rome. You can reach the centre of Rome by taking the train to Roma Ostiense (32 minutes). Here it is possible to transfer to metro line B, the journey from metro station Piramide (near Roma Ostiense) to Roma Termini metro station via Circo Massimo, Colosseo and Cavour takes 7 minutes. TIP: Don’t wait till the last moment, book priority tickets for the Colosseum, Forum Romanum and Palatine Hill.

Train and metro tickets
The price of a ticket for the metro is € 1.50, you can also buy a ticket for 1 day (24 hours = € 7.00), 2 days (48 hours = € 12.50) or 3 days (72 hours = € 18.00). In addition, the regional train FL1 stops at the train stations Roma Trastevere (27 minutes), Roma Tuscolana (41 minutes) and Roma Tiburtina (47 minutes). The price of a train ticket is € 8.00 per person. For each adult, one child between the age of 4 and 12 years can travel for free. Train tickets can be purchased at the train station of Rome Fiumicino Airport, from the ticket office or the ticket vending machines. Online tickets for the regional train FL1 have been validated and are valid for 90 minutes from the time communicated on your ticket. Tickets without date and time must be validated at one of the green validation machines before boarding. Please consult website ADR and website ATAC Roma for more information.

“Regional trains (FL1, platform 1) and express trains (Leonardo Express, platforms 2 & 3) depart from Fiumicino Aeroporto railway station. It’s a 10-minute walk from T1 Arrivals to the train station, it takes 7 minutes from T3 Arrivals. Fiera di Roma exhibition & convention centre can be reached by regional train, travel time is 8 minutes.”

From Rome Fiumicino Airport to Porto di Civitavecchia Cruise Port?

Take regional train FL1 to Roma Trastevere, where you can change to a regional train heading to Civitavecchia. The total journey time by train is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. From the train station in Civitavecchia a walk to the cruise terminal takes 10 minutes. Traveling by taxi from the airport is much faster (50 minutes) and more comfortable, the taxi fare is about € 125.

Bus services

Terravision to Rome – BUY TICKETS

The cheapest way to get to the city centre or main railway station Roma Termini is by bus of Terravision. For a relatively low price Terravision offers transport from Terminal 3 (bus stop 14) to the centre of Rome in 55 minutes. Approximately every 30 minutes a bus departs from Rome Fiumicino Airport and the railway station (Roma Termini, Via Giovanni Giolitti n. 38). Tickets can be purchased at the Terravision airport desk or online through the website, which saves time and money. You pay the prices listed below when booking online. At the airport and Roma Termini central station, a single ticket costs € 2.00 extra. Please consult website and timetable Terravision for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults € 6 € 11
Children, 5 up to 12 years € 6 € 11

Fiumicino Express to Naples and Caserta – BUY TICKETS

It is not possible to travel directly by train from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Naples, you will have to change trains at least once. This is not the case when you book a transfer through Fiumicino Express. Fiumicino Express offers a direct connection between Rome Fiumicino Airport and Naples in Campania. Travel time is approximately 3 hours, Rome Ciampino Airport and Caserta are the only two stops. You can also book a ticket to Caserta and take your time to visit the beautiful Royal Palace of Caserta. The airport’s bus stop is located at Terminal 3, the final stop in Naples is Metropark Bus Terminal next to Naples main railway station. Prices can be found below, tickets include hand luggage and two items of hold luggage of a maximum of 30 kilos. You can buy tickets to and from Naples through GetYourGuide. Please consult website and timetable Fiumicino Express for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults € 29.99 € 59.98
Children up to 12 years € 1 € 2

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Activities

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Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Rome: Traditional Food Tour and Wine Tasting

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Tour & transport

Rome: Shuttle Bus Transfer to or from Fiumicino Airport

Hop onboard a shared shuttle bus transfer between Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and central Rome. Be greeted by staff who will help you onboard, and enjoy the free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.

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