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Fiumicino Airport Rome

A useful guide to Rome's main airport - airport facilities &
getting to/from the airport

Fiumicino Airport, officially named "International Airport Leonardo da Vinci" is Rome's main 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, lounges, ATMs and currency exchange offices, first aid station with a medical doctor etc. At each terminal you will find a tourist information desk where you can find any information about Rome or purchase your Roma Pass Card.

Fiumicino Airport departure terminal
Fiumicino Airport restaurants & cafés

Getting to/from Fiumicino Airport

There are several options for getting to and from Fiumicino Airport from the city of Rome. You can choose from an official city taxi, private or shared car transfers, the Leonardo Express train or shuttle buses. There are also numerous car hire companies offering car rental at the airport.

Taxi to/from Fiumicino Airport

At the arrival areas of the Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 you will find white taxis lined up outside the airport building. These are official Rome taxis which have a fixed rate for the ride to the city centre which is €48 (accommodation within 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 an official one, otherwise you have no guarantee of the rate. The ride to the city centre takes approximately 45 minutes.

Private car transfer to/from Fiumicino Airport

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

We suggest you book your private car transfer through the Rideways web site which offers numerous transfer options. Through this web-site you can easily book affordable and reliable transfers to your accommodation in Rome, main train station - Termini Station, Civitavecchia cruise port or any other destination in Italy.

Shared shuttle transfer to/from Fiumicino Airport

A shared car transfer from Fiumicino Airport could be another great option when landing at this airport. Shuttles drives several passengers together and drop them at their locations throughout Rome. This is an affordable option which can be booked in advance through Viator. Once booked you will get your transfer voucher and info about the meeting point as well as phone numbers of local operator.  

Book your shared Fiumicino Airport transfer

Trains to/from 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 option between the airport and the main train 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 the regional train which is slower and doesn't go to Termini. This train makes several stops on the way to Rome (Trastevere, Ostiente, Tuscolana and Tiburtina) so if you are staying one of these neighbourhoods it might be a great transfer solution from the airport.

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


Shuttle buses from/to Fiumicino Airport

The cheapest option of getting from Fiumicino Airport to Rome is by taking 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. These buses run Buses runs to Termini Station from where you need to take a metro train, bus or taxi to reach your accommodation.


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