Coronavirus and FAQs at (FCO) airport

Coronavirus Answers and Frequently Asked Questions for Passengers at Rome Fiumicino airport (FCO)


Worldwide situation. General considerations
Due to the advancement of vaccination worldwide, documentation and testing restrictions have been eliminated in many countries. In fact, in some countries, by presenting the complete vaccination certificate against Coronavirus, RT-PCR or antigen test results are no longer required, nor is a health affidavit form.

However, we insist once again, that in the situation of constant changes, it is always important to ask and arrange details with the airline and, if necessary, with the airport as well as, in the case of international flights, with the embassy or consulate near the final destination, and also with the countries involved for connecting flights, if any.

In the Arrivals area of Terminal 3, there is a clinic where you can take a test for COVID-19. Access is only permitted to passengers with a flight ticket and airport staff, and departing passengers are given priority.

Payment can be made at the airport by credit card, debit card or using any contactless payment application.

To access the service, you must pre-register at the following LINK.

Additional information at Tel +39 379 206 8998 (from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm) or e-mail [email protected]

Available tests:
- Antigen test: €20.00 (6:00 am to 5:00 pm)
- PCR test: €69.88 (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)

What documentation and requirements related to Covid-19 must I meet

For passengers arriving in Italy from abroad, they must complete a declaration form and submit it to the airline prior to departure. Passengers outside the Schengen Zone - Passengers from the Schengen area - Passengers from the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland - Passengers on a domestic flight

For passengers departing from Fiumicino airport, they need online pre-acceptance of the Covid -19 swab test at the airport to exit the airport with the Covid test. It is possible to complete the Online Form or by QR code. After completing the registration, you will receive a confirmation email with an identification number that you must communicate to the site team.


What is the cheapest way to connect the airport to the center of Rome by public transport?

The Cotral bus service costs €5.00 and stops at Termini and Tiburtina stations, in the central area of Rome. In turn, the SIT bus costs €7.00 and stops at the Vatican and Termini. Terravision connects the airport with Termini station for €6.00.

What is the fastest way to connect the airport to the center of Rome?

An Uber or taxi is the fastest option to get to central Italy (40 minutes from the airport to Termini station). But it is the most expensive, though (from €40.00 in an Uber and €50.00 in a taxi).

Where is the Uber pick-up location?

Pick-up locations at airports are subject to change, so to meet your driver, always check the app after you request a ride.

Is there free internet access?

Yes, there is free Wi-Fi access in all terminals. To connect, turn on Wi-Fi on your device, choose the "Airport Free Wi-Fi" network, select one of the two types of free Wi-Fi at the airport: Super fast free Wi-Fi (only with the app) Rome airports - up to 4 Mbps) and fast free Wi-Fi (up to 2 Mbps). Start your browser and you will be automatically redirected to the welcome page.

How to go from Fiumicino to Ciampino airport or vice versa?

The FlixBus (€3.00) and Express Bus (€7.00) services connect the Fiumicino and Ciampino Rome airports in 30 minutes.

How to transfer between the terminals?

There is a free shuttle running every 5-15 minutes. It connects the terminals and the parking areas with the cargo area.

Where to buy a SIM card?

TIM (8:00 am to 6:00 pm), in Terminal 3, has SIM cards and other cell phone accessories for sale.

What to do in case of a long layover?

There are many shops, restaurants, bars and cafés. There are some alternatives open at night in Terminal 3. In addition, there are vending machines in all terminals. The airport also has several VIP lounges in Terminal 3 that are a great option for a connected flight, a canceled flight, an early morning check-in or a breakfast, buffet lunch, snacks, drinks and a relaxed atmosphere for rest or work. There are also two hotels inside the grounds: HelloSky located opposite the terminals and Hilton Rome Airport connected through a covered walkway.

What to do in case of loss of valuables or luggage?

For lost and found items before the security control, call Tel +39 665 955 253. The office is located in the Arrivals area of Terminal 3 (next to the luggage deposit) and is open Mondays through Fridays between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm.

If the loss occurred after the security checkpoint, contact Tel +39 665 953 313.

Is there a luggage storage service?

The luggage deposit is located in Terminal 3, International Arrivals area.
- porter conventional baggage: €9.00 for each piece of luggage transported.
- porter unconventional baggage: €12.00 for each piece of luggage transported.
- luggage storage: €10.00 per suitcase for 24 hours. Payment must be made upon return of luggage.

Payment for the porter service can be done online at the following LINK or at the information desks, exclusively with a debit or credit card, followed by the issuance of a regular electronic invoice. Payment of the luggage deposit must be made upon delivery of the luggage.

Is there any free parking area in Rome airport?

Kiss & Go is a fast and free parking area designed to offer companions and passengers agile and comfortable access to the terminals. From the moment of access, you will have 15 minutes to accompany and greet those who leave or arrive, in complete calm, without stress and without traffic jams.

Are there currency exchange bureaus and banking services?

ATMs and currency exchange agencies are present inside the terminals and can be found on maps and multimedia totems.

In turn, Poste Italiane has a post office at the airport, in the Arrivals area of ​​Terminal 1, open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Are there pharmacies and first aid services?

The pharmacy is located on the second floor of Terminal 3 (6:00 am to 9:30 pm). There is also a parapharmacy in boarding area E (6:00 am to 9:00 pm).

The emergency room ('Pronto Soccorso') is open 24 hours a day, all year round, and provides medical assistance to passengers, companions and airport operators. Airport emergency management is assisted by a central computerized system, active 24 hours a day and connected to seven stations located at the strategic points of the airport (Tel +39 665 953 133/134).


Latest updates: October 10, 2022

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