How to Get from Fiumicino Airport to Rome
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport or simply Fiumicino Airport is one of the busiest Italian air hubs, located in 35 km from Rome’s historic city center and serving over 40 million people annually. If you’re arriving at Fiumicino, and want to know how to get from there to Rome, you’ll find some tips in this article.
Taxi from Fiumicino Airport to Rome
Taxi services are available at the Terminals 1 and 3. You can identify cabs licensed by the city of Rome by white color, a sign “Taxi” on the roof, a City Council’s crest (“SPQR” sign) painted on the doors. Such taxis provide a fixed fare for getting to central Rome (within Aurelian Walls) – 48 euros, the trip takes about 50 minutes. If your hotel is outside this area, you’ll have to pay extra. Other taxis can charge by the meter. You’ll have to bother with searching a car or negotiating with drivers.
Transfer from Fiumicino Airport to Rome
If you can’t or don’t want to waste time arranging transportation upon arrival at Fiumicino air hub, consider booking a private transfer. A Kiwitaxi transfer from Fiumicino Airport to Rome costs from 48 euros and takes 50 minutes. Our rates are fixed whatever part of Rome City you need to reach and depend only on a vehicle class. To place a transfer order on Kiwitaxi website, provide your trip details: flight information, a drop-off place, a number of passengers, whether child seats are needed, etc. You’ll get a receipt and full information on your transfer to the email.
The thing is you pre-order a preferred class car to receive a transportation service right after you passed a passport control in Fiumicino air terminal, and safely reach the destination in Rome. The transfer driver will be already waiting for you in the arrivals hall with a sign. You won’t have to spend time on settling transport issues, which is especially important if you travel with children or arriving at night.
Public Transport from Fiumicino Airport to Rome
You may get from Fiumicino air hub to Rome downtown by train or bus. A special Leonardo Express departs from Fiumicino Airport railway station every 15 minutes and reaches Termini in 32 minutes. This train is often crowded and, as a public transport, doesn’t provide much space for luggage. Several bus companies operate on the route from Fiumicino Terminal 2 to Rome: they offer prices from 3 to 22 euros per ticket and get to Piazza Cavour in 1-1,5 hours. Remember public transport at Fiumicino airport is unavailable at nighttime, unlike taxi or transfer services.
If arriving at the airport late at night, take into account that public transport is unavailable, and taxis may charge extra during night hours.