Passenger guide - Rome Fiumicino airport (FCO)  8.6

Rome Fiumicino airport  (FCO)

Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, opened on January 15, 1961, is the busiest in Italy and one of the most important in Europe. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in Europe, the Middie East, Asia, Africa and the American continent.

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Number of Terminals - 4 - Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 5 (with no operations). Open 24 hours a day. A free shuttle connects all terminals with each other and with the car parks every 15 minutes between 5:00 am and 1:00 am.
Compañías aéreas: TERMINAL 1 (Air Berlin, Air Europa, Air Serbia, AlItalia, Air Corsica, Delta, GermanWings, KLM, Luxair, Mistral Air, Niki), TERMINAL 2 (Air Moldova, Blue Air, GermanWings, Meridiana, Pegasus, Ryanair, SuneExpress, Wizzair), TERMINAL 3 (Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Algerie, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air Malta, Air Transat, Alba Star, American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, AtlasJet Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines, Belavia, Blue Air Panorama, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Csa Czcech Airlines, EasyJet, Egypt Air, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Finnair, Freebird Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Iberia, Iran Air, Israir Airlines, Jet2, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Mea, Meridiana, Monarch Airlines, Montenegro Airlines, Neos, Norwegian, Nouvelair, Onur Air, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Sas Scandinavian Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Smart Wings, Singapore Airlines, Swiss International airlines, Tap Portugal, Tarom, Tassili Airlines, Thair Airways, Titan Airways, Transavia, Tunis Air, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Ural Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways, Vueling, Wow Air, Yemen Airways).
Annual passenger traffic: More than 41.7 million passengers went through it during 2016.
Tel: +39 066 5951. You can find several information booths and touch screens in every terminal.


The airport is located in Fiumicino, 26 km (16 miles) southwest from central Rome.

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Bus - COTRAL (Tel +39 800 174 471) leaves from in front of the Arrivals area of Terminal 2 and heads for Piazza dei Cinquecento, Tiburtina Railway Station, and the metro terminals of Cornelia and Eur-Magliana, with stops at Fiumicino and Ostia Lido. The trip takes 1 hour and tickets have a cost of €2.80. Terravision (Tel. +39 069 761 0632) travels from opposite Terminal 3 to Termini Station, going through Marsala. It departs every 30 minutes, with a trip of 55 min. and a fare of €4.00. The Sit Bus Shuttle (Tel +39 065 916 826) leaves from Terminal 3 to Termini Station via Marsala and the Vatican city, with a cost of €6.00. Buses run every 30 min. and the journey takes around 55 min. TAM (Tel +39 066 504 7426) provides transportation to Ostiense, Piazzale 12 Ottobre 1492 and Rome Termini stations every 30 min., with a trip of 45 min. The fare is €6.00 and stops are located in front of Terminal 3. On the other hand, Schiaffini (Tel +39 067 130 531) offers services to Termini Station in about 45 min., with a fare of €5.90.

Train - The Leonardo Express service from Trenitalia (Tel +39 892 021) departs every 15-30 minutes between 6:23 am and 11:23 pm, and connects the enclosure with Rome Termini Station. The trip takes around 35 min. and the fare is €14.00. Regional train FL1 has a frequency of 15 min. and runs to the main stations in the city, such as Trastevere (27 min.), Ostiense (32 min.), Tuscolana (41 min.) and Tiburtina (47 min.), as far as Fara Sabina/Orte (1 hour and 30 min.) Tickets cost between €8.00 and €11.00. In addition, high-speed trains (Frecciargento) depart at 11:08 am and 3:08 pm to the cities of Rome, Florence, Bologna, Padua and Venice.

Taxi - Ranks are found outside terminals 1, 2 and 3. It is recommended to only use authorized cabs (white and with license numbers). The journey time to downtown Rome is about 40 minutes and has a fare of €45.00-55.00. The trip to Ciampino airport has a cost of €50.00, and to Civitavecchia harbour is €120.

Further information on the public transport


There are car rental desks from companies Auto Europa (Tel +39 066 501 7450), Avis/Budget (Tel +39 066 595 7885), Europcar (Tel +39 066 576 1211), Hertz (Tel +39 066 595 5842), Locauto (Tel +39 066 504 8215), Maggiore (Tel +39 066 501 0678), Noleggiare (Tel +39 066 5952 6998), RENT4U (Tel +39 066 5957 0613) and Sixt (Tel +39 066 595 3547) in Torre Uffici 2, and are connected to the terminals through pedestrian tunnels.


The airport has banks, ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, fax and photocopying services, VIP lounges, charging stations, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access. The Hilton Rome Airport, connected with the terminals through a covered pathway, provides executive facilities.

Food and Drinks- You can find numerous options in terminals 1, 2 and 3, with restaurants, cafés, bars, fast food outlets, pizza places, icecream stores and bakeries. Mokà Bagel Factory (gate E51), Ciao-Time Cafè (Terminal 3), and RossoIntenso (gate D2) are open 24 hours a day. In Terminal 5 there is only a coffee shop.
Shopping- Duty-free shops in the Departures area of Terminal 1 and halls B, C, D and E. There are also retailers selling fashion, books, press, souvenirs, electronics, accessories, jewellery, regional products, perfumes, cosmetics, tobacco.
Baggage- Luggage trolleys for free. Porter service (Tel +39 066 595 8349 / 7510). Secure wrapping in terminals 1 and 3, from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm and from 4:00 am to 0:00 am, respectively (Tel +39 069 151 1041). Luggage storage in the International Arrivals area of Terminal 3, from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm (Tel +39 066 595 3541). Lost and found office in the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 3; it operates Mondays through Fridays between 7:00 am and 4:00 pm (Tel +39 066 595 5253 / 3313).
Other Services- First aid center, pharmacies, baby changing facilities, prayer rooms, smoking lounges, children's playgrounds, travel agencies, laundry, spa.


There are several parking areas for short and long stays, in addition to lots for motorcycles and reserved spaces for women. It is possible to park in front of the terminals for a maximum period of 1 hour. More information

Long Stay Car Park - Covered and outdoor spaces, with complimentary shuttle service every 8 minutes from 5:00 am to 1:00 am (by request at other hours).
Multilevel Terminal Car Parks A-B-C-D - Multi-storey facilities for short stays, connected to the terminals through pedestrian walkways with travelators.
Executive Car Park - For short stays, it offers insurance coverage and welcoming services.


Passengers requiring special assistance should notify their airline at least 48 hours before their arrival. There are tactile pathways, special waiting rooms, adapted restrooms, accessible desks, elevators and reserved parking spaces. Escort services and transfers to the airport are also offered (Care to Fly - Tel +39 066 507 9090), which include assistance while boarding and disembarking from the airplane.


The Hilton Rome Airport (Tel +39 066 5258) is situated next to the airport and connected to terminals 1, 2 and 3 through a covered walkway. In addition, you can find several options nearby, and many accommodations have shuttle services to and from the enclosure. Hilton Garden Inn Rome Airport (Tel +39 066 525 9000), B&B Sleep And Fly Rome Airport (Tel +39 066 505 390), Best Western Hotel Rome Airport (Tel +39 066 507 221), BB Fly & Beach (Tel +39 066 508 8318), Al Porticciolo Hotel (Tel +39 066 502 9204), QC Termeroma Spa and Resort (Tel +39 066 529 444), Vegan Inn Airport (Tel +39 340 993 7538), Euro House Hotel (Tel +39 066 506 277), Villa Gisi (Tel +39 338 107 9625).