ROME AIRPORT FCO – LEONARDO DA VINCI FIUMICINO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN ITALY
Rome International Airport, it’s the most busiest airport in Italy with nearly 40 million passengers.
To get to Rome via taxi, from Rome Airport Fiumicino it takes about 25 min without traffic and will cost about €45 euro.
IATA: Airport code: FCO
ICAO: Airport code: LIRF
Operator: Aeroporti di Roma
Serves: Romes, Italy
City focus for:
- Blue Panorama
- Poste Air Cargo
- Noewegian Air
The most terminals Rome Airport has ever had in operation at one time was four, but Terminal 2 was demolished so that Terminal 1 could be expanded to handle additional traffic. As a result the airport has three terminals that are used for varying purposes.
Terminal 1 includes the gates operated primarily by Alitalia.
Terminal 3 includes the gates operated by most other airlines.
Terminal 5 includes the gates that had been operated by airlines from Israel and the United States but the building is not accessible as it is currently being refurbished.
Banks & ATM
As you spend time in this airport, you will find that you can always manage your finances on the go. For those looking to withdraw cash or do a currency exchange, there are locations for banking services, ATMs, currency exchanges, and more. You can rest easy knowing that your finances are completely in order.
The free shuttle service that makes it simple for you to enter the airport and get straight to your terminal without forcing you to walk the entire distance.
Food & Drink
As with most major international airports there is a wide range of food and drink options available in Terminals 1 and 3 both before and after the security checkpoint. Fiumicino airport is fitted with a variety of places to eat and drink. Whether you are looking for a meal or a martini, this airport has all of your needs covered and more.
wi-fi / Internet
Rome Airport offers unlimited free Wi-Fi to passengers throughout its terminals.
Rome Fiumicino Airport is well laid out for disabled guests. As long as assistance is pre-booked with the airline then the airport is equipped to help departing, arriving, and transiting guests with transport through the airport. Each set of toilets have disabled stalls and there are plenty of disabled parking spaces in the short term and long term parking bays. The airport is also fully serviced by elevators to assist reduced mobility guests.
Terminal 3 offers space for prayer for people of all religions. For Catholics, there is a chapel in the international departures area of the terminal. For all other religions there is a prayer for multiple faiths in the terminal’s international arrivals area.
If for whatever reason you need to temporarily store your luggage at the airport there is a facility available in Terminal 3 by the international arrivals area at street level. The cost of storing luggage is €6 per bag per 24 hours, and you will have to pay the full amount even if you do not need your luggage stored for the full 24 hours. Opening hours are from 6.30am to 11.30pm.
Tel: +39 06 65953541
For first aid or other medical needs call +39 06 6595 3133
In the Fiumicino airport you can choose between short and long term parking lots. The long term parking area offers more than 4000 parking places and is linked to the airport by bus read more
Rome is renowned for its fashion stores and the airport is no exception, as you’ll find a number of high-end clothing boutiques located in both Terminals 1 and 3. But there are many other shops throughout the airport for purchases of items other than fashion, including magazines, electronics, perfumes, toys, and more.
Lost And Found
In the event you misplace your luggage or it does not arrive with your flight, there are several different companies that process the bags for airlines. The numbers below should help you to find out who you should call in the event of any missing suitcase.
Alitalia (international and national)
Tel: +39 06 65634965
Tel: +39 06 659525775
Tel: +39 06 65957249
All terminals offer executive lounges and airline lounges to give passengers a quiet place to relax whilst waiting for their flights. Each of the lounges have light refreshments, drinks, magazines, and newspapers on hand, as well as screens to keep an eye on flight information
For first time visitors, or those looking for local suggestions of things to do in Rome, there are tourist information desks in the arrival halls of each terminal.
Opening hours: 24 hours a day
Ranking: 47th busiest airport in the world.
As you’d expect from such a busy airport as Rome Airport Fiumicino there are several transportation options public and private for getting to and from Rome. Your choices will vary based on personal preferences for things like cost and convenience.
• Bus: If you’d like to ride the bus into Rome there are several companies that provide this journey. It will be much cheaper than renting a car or taxing a taxi, but the trip will take longer.. read more
• Taxi: Taxis are another option for traveling to Rome from the airport, with a fixed flat of €48 for journeys that end within the area known as the Aurelian Walls that marks the city’s perimeter. Taxi rides to all other destinations will be charged by the meter and be based on distance. To find the taxi stand at the airport simply follow the signs for taxis and wait in the queue for an official white-colored taxi; do not accept rides from anyone else claiming to be a taxi.. read more
• Subway (Metro): Rome does not have a subway station directly serving the airport, and so if you need access to the Metro system you shall have to take either a bus or train from the airport to Termini Station in the center of the city. There you can connect to the full subway network.
• Train: A relatively quick and affordable option for getting to Rome from the airport is by using the train station across from Terminal 1 that has three choices for getting to the city by rail. The trains are all operated by Trenitalia and vary in speed and price.. read more
The airport offers rental car kiosks featuring many companies offering cars of all sizes. The precise cost of renting will depend on the type of car you want and for how long you want it Driving between Rome Airport and the city is straightforward, as you take the A91/E80 highway between both destinations, without the waiting required by taking public transportation.. read more