Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
Location: The airport is 19 miles (30km) south-west of central
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
Fiumicino Airport has four passenger terminals - 1, 2, 3 and 5.
Terminal 1 handles Alitalia flights and Schengen flights, Terminals
2 and 3 handle domestic flights, Non-Schengen and Schengen flights,
while Terminal 5 handles American and Israeli flights. A free
shuttle bus operates between them and the car parks every 15
minutes or so.
Train: The train station is across the road from Terminal 3,
near car park D. There are two trains to the city. The Leonardo
Express travels directly to Roma Termini, the station in the city
centre, every half hour from 6:30am to 11:30pm for EUR14. Buy a
ticket at the ticketing counter in the station and then validate it
at one of the machines (the ticket will then be valid for an hour
and a half). A cheaper option is the slightly slower Metro line
FR1, which runs to major stations (Tibu
The car rental desks are in the multi-storey car park lots C and
B, directly in front of the terminal and connected via passenger
walkways. Simply follow the signs from the arrivals area. There are
several major companies represented, including Hertz, Avis, Sixt
and Budget, as well as a few local operators.
Only use authorised taxis (white cars with meters) - they can
usually be found in the arrivals areas. The journey to central Rome
will take 40 to 60 minutes and the fare is approximately EUR60 with
a surcharge for public holidays and Sundays or late at night. Some
taxis will charge extra for luggage, as well.
Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange throughout
Luggage: Baggage wrapping facilities at all terminals.
Conference and business: Head for the ATA Hotel Executive Centre
in Area B, after security, for your business needs.
Other facilities: Travel agents, pharmacies, massage parlours,
photo booth (Terminal 3). Terminal 1 has a beauty parlour,
hairdresser and solarium, as well as slot machines and laundry
Wi-fi: The airport h
There is a wide range of parking options available at Fiumicino
Airport. Rates range from EUR3 for the one-hour spaces in front of
the terminal to a variety of options within the multilevel parking
garages and the long-term lots. All parking options are connected
to the terminals either via walkways or shuttle buses.
The Hilton Hotel is near to the car park at Terminal D.
Departure Tax: None.