Italy's capital is one of the most visited destinations in the whole world attracting millions of visitors each year. For this reason it is extremely well connected with the rest of Italy as well as the rest of the world. Rome can be reached by any means of transport - by plane, train, bus, car or even on a cruise ship.
There are two airports serving the Greater Rome area - Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino Airport with flights to numerous European and worldwide destinations. The train travel is one of the most convenient way of getting to Rome from elsewhere in Italy and Europe. You can also reach the city of Rome by bus from many Italian and European destinations.
The easiest way of getting to Rome is flying to one of its two airports - Fiumicino Airport or Ciampino Airport. You can travel to these airports from most European and worldwide destinations throughout the year. Both airports are modern and well organised providing all the necessary services to make the most comfortable travel to passengers.
Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) which is situated 35 km southwest of the city is the main Rome's airport. It is also one of the largest international airports in Italy with more than 45 million passengers. Fiumicino is well connected with the city of Rome and travellers can choose from Leonardo Express train, shuttle buses, local taxi or organised transfers. Find out more about available options here.
Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA), which is situated about 17 km south of Rome, is the second Rome's airport serving around 6 million passengers yearly. This airport serves mostly charter and low-cost companies like Ryanair and Wizz Air. Ciampino also has great connections to Rome - from local trains, buses or local taxi.
Lately, it's become very easy to get a cheap flight to Rome, especially if you are travelling from another European city.
There are numerous air connections between both Fiumicino and Ciampino Airports and European destinations. Some of the airlines flying to Rome are: Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air France, Air Italy, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Blue Air, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Croatia Airlines, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Airlines, EasyJet Airlines, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Germanwings, Iberia, Jet2.com, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, Mistral Air, Monarch Airlines, Montenegro Airlines, Neos, Niki, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Primera Air, Ryanair, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, TAP Portugal, Tarom, Traid Air, Transavia Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Vueling Airlines and Wizzair.
Visitors flying from the United States will find direct flights to Rome from New York, Philadephia, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. The airlines that provide nonstop flights to Rome (sometimes several times a day) are following: Alitalia, Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa.
Compared to the U.S., it is a little more difficult to find direct flights from Canada to Rome. Here is a list of airlines that provide these flights: Air Canada (direct flights from Toronto), Alitalia (direct flights from Toronto), Air Transat (direct flights from Toronto and Montreal), Air Canada Rouge (direct flights from Montreal).
Australia's main cities offer flights to Rome with one or more stops: Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne and Perth.