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Frequently Asked Questions about Flying to and from Rome
How many Airports does Rome have?Rome has two airports: Leonardo da Vinci Intl Airport, also known as Fiumicino Airport (FCO), and Ciampino-G. B. Pastine International Airport (CIA), known as Rome Ciampino Airport. Fiumicino Airport is the primary international gateway to Rome and handles the majority of international flights, while Ciampino Airport primarily serves budget airlines and domestic flights.
Where is the Fiumicino Airport?Rome Fiumicino Airport, is located in Fiumicino, a town southwest of Rome's city center. It serves as the primary international airport for Rome and is well-connected to the city by various transportation options, including trains, buses, and taxis.
How far is Rome Airport from the City Center?The distance between Rome Fiumicino Airport (Leonardo da Vinci International Airport) and the city center of Rome is approximately 35 kilometers (about 22 miles). The airport is located southwest of the city center. Travelers can reach the city center from the airport by various transportation options, including train, bus, taxi, or private transfers. The journey typically takes around 30-45 minutes, depending on the mode of transportation and traffic conditions.
Can I buy a Rome Pass at Rome Airports?Yes! The Rome Pass, which provides free entry to some of Rome's top attractions and discounts on others, is available for purchase at several locations in Rome, including Fiumicino Airport, International Arrivals - Terminal T3 (this information may vary). Buying the Rome Pass at the airport is convenient, especially if you plan to start using it immediately upon arrival in the city. It offers a cost-effective way to explore Rome's attractions and public transportation during your visit.
How big is Rome Airport?FCO Rome Airport is handles millions of passengers annually and consists of 4 terminals, Terminal 1, 2, 3 and 5. Terminal 5, known as the "Satellite" building, is connected to Terminal 3 and is used for international flights within the Schengen Area.
What is the IATA Code for Fiumicino Airport?The IATA code for Rome Fiumicino Airport is FCO.
Can I park my car at Rome Fiumicino Airport?Yes, you can park your car. The airport offers both short-term and long-term parking options, located conveniently near the terminals.
Does Rome Airport have Fast Track?The QPass service at Rome Fiumicino Airport is available at terminals 1 and 3, allowing passengers to book an appointment at the security checkpoints for a dedicated and streamlined process. Passengers can easily make a QPass reservation online through the airport's website. The QPass service is free-of-charge and complements other types of security check access options, such as the premium Fast Track service, the Family line for families with prams, and the traditional security checkpoints. Please note that availability and specific details may vary.
How to get from the Airport to the City Center?Take the Leonardo Express train for a quick 32-minute ride to Roma Termini, the main train station. Alternatively, opt for a bus service like Terravision or SitBusShuttle, offering direct routes to central locations. Taxis are available outside the arrivals area, providing a direct but pricier option. Private transfers offer a comfortable and stress-free journey to your destination. Lastly, renting a car allows flexibility, but keep in mind Rome's traffic and limited parking.
What should I be aware of for flights from Rome to the USA?When flying from Rome to the USA, there are important considerations to keep in mind. For departures to Non-Schengen destinations like the USA, extra waiting time is necessary for passport control. Travelers bound for the USA are advised to arrive at the gate early due to enhanced security measures. A second security check is mandatory for passengers flying to the USA and Israel. To ensure a smooth journey, allocate ample time for this additional screening process.
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