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Fiumicino Airport Rome

Useful guide on Rome's main airport - airport facilities & getting to/from the airport

Fiumicino Airport, officially named "International Airport Leonardo da Vinci" is the main Rome's airport with air connections to numerous European and worldwide destinations. This airport, situated 35 km southwest of Rome, has four terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Terminal 5.

Fiumicino Airport offers a range of services and facilities to its passengers: duty free shops, cafés, self-service restaurants, info-points equipped with a fax and photocopier, 48 toilets, lounges, ATMs and currency exchange offices, first aid station with a medical doctor etc. On each terminal you will find tourist information desks where you can get any info about Rome or buy your Roma Pass Card.

Fiumicino Airport departure terminal
Fiumicino airport food area

Getting to/from Fiumicino Airport

There are several options of getting to and from Fiumicino Airport. You can choose from regular city taxi, private car transfer, shared car transfer, Leonardo Express train or shuttle buses. Otherwise you can also rent a car from a range of companies and explore Italy by car.

Taxi from/to Fiumicino Airport

At the arrival areas of the Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 you will find yellow and white taxis lined up outside the airport building. These are official Rome taxis which have fixed rate for the ride to the city center which is 48€ (accommodation withing the Aurelian walls). The taxi fare includes baggage and is for a maximum of four passengers. When you take a taxi be sure to take the official one, otherwise you have no guarantee of the rate. The trip to the city centre takes approximately 45 minutes.

Private car transfer from/to Fiumicino Airport

The most comfortable ways of travelling from Fiumicino Airport is to pre-book your private car transfer. Once you land to the airport your driver will meet you as you exit the baggage area, assist you with the luggage and drive you to your desired destination. This way you don't have to worry about payment issues, delayed flights or other problem that may occur during your travel.

We suggest you to book your private car transfer through Rideways web site which offers numerous transfer options. Whether you need a transfer to your Rome hotel, Civitavecchia cruise port or Termini Station so you can continue your journey within Italy you will find affordable options via Rideways.

Shared shuttle transfer from/to Fiumicino Airport

Comfortable minivan for your shuttle transfer to Rome

A shared car transfer from Fiumicino Airport could be another great options when landing to this airport. Shuttles drives several passengers to different locations in Rome dropping them at their accommodation. This is affordable option and can be booked in advance through Viator web site. Once booked you will get your transfer voucher, instructions about meeting point and phone numbers of the local operator. Find out more about this kind of airport transfer here.

Trains from/to Fiumicino Airport

Leonardo Express train

The Leonardo Express is the direct train that serves the route between Fiumicino Airport and Termini Station in the centre of Rome. It is the fastest and most comfortable public transfer between the airport and Termini Station. The train departs every 30 minutes and the journey takes about 30 minutes. The cost is €14 one-way.

Another kind of transfer from Fiumicino Airport to Rome is regional train which is slower and don't go to Termini. They make several stops on the way to Rome - Trastevere, Ostiente, Tuscolana and Tiburtina. If you are staying in these districts these trains could be a great solution for you.

There are also Frecciargento trains which run to Termini Station but continue their travel to Florence. The cost of the ride is 19€ and seats are asigned.


Shuttle buses from/to Fiumicino Airport

The cheapest option of getting from Fiumicino Airport to Rome is by a shuttle bus. There are several companies running this service. Buses can be found once you exit the airport building.

Tickets can be purchased at the nearby counters or online. Buses runs to Termini Station from where you need to take a bus, metro or taxi to reach your accommodation.


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