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Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport is an international airport in the largest city in and the capital of Italy. It is situated approximately 35 km away from downtown and had a passenger volume of more than 43.5 million in 2019. The airport is the hub for Alitalia, Alitalia CityLiner, and Vueling. It is also the base for Neos, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair and others.


Via dell' Aeroporto di Fiumicino, 00054 Fiumicino RM, Italy

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

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Fiumicino (FCO) Airport Minimum Connection Time

It is essential to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It's advisable to look this up before booking a flight ticket. The MCT is also important if the air traveller is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 35 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 40 min.
  • Between international flights: 40 min.

Rome Fiumicino Airport terminals

Terminals are the sectors or totally separate buildings in airports through which passengers can transfer between transport on the ground and the places for boarding or disembarking from the plane. It is essential to confirm the terminal prior to getting to the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, as terminals in larger airports may be far from each other and travellers often need more time to get to the correct one. In Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport there are 5 Terminals.

Terminal 1 – used by SkyTeam airlines

Terminal 2 – Schengen and non-Schengen fights and domestic flights by easyJet, Wizz Air, Blue Air, Sun Express, Air Moldova, and Meridiana

Terminal 3 – the largest terminal; used by most airlines

Terminal 4 – Schengen and non-Schengen fights, domestic flights

Terminal 5 – flights to the United States and Israel

Getting from Fiumicino Airport to Rome

When it’s your first time travelling to a destination, it may be a challenge to know the best way to reach the city centre. It is not always possible to take public transportation right at the airport and taxis can be costly. It's advisable to consider all the transport alternatives before travelling so you can schedule your trip appropriately.

You can find the most up-to-date information and connections of public transport here.

Fiumicino Airport train

  • FL1
    Direction: Piramide
    Operating hours: more information here

Fiumicino Airport bus

  • Leonardo Express
    Direction: Rome
    Travel time (approx.): 32 min. to the main railway station
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 14 EUR, child single ticket starts from 14 EUR
  • Terravision
    Direction: Rome
    Travel time (approx.): 55 min.
    Operating hours: more information here
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 5.80 EUR, child single ticket starts from 5.80 EUR

Fiumicino Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminals
    Travel time (approx.): 40 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 48 EUR

Where to rest in Fiumicino Airport

Sometimes passengers face long waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the next day. When this happens, it is good for travellers to be familiar with where they can rest and pass their time between flights.

Fiumicino Airport lounges

Lounges are facilities in the airport which provide passengers with services - for example food, drinks, relaxation zones, free WIFI and showers, so that travellers can wait in comfort.

  • Plaza Premium Lounge
    Location: Terminal 3, after security
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Price: 42 EUR
  • Casa Alitalia Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, near check-in; Terminal 3, areas D and E
    Opening hours: Terminal 1: 05:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily; Terminal 3: acc. to Alitalia flights
    Price: 45 EUR
  • Passenger Lounge
    Location: Terminal 3, non-Schengen Area, near Gate E41
    Opening hours: 06:15 AM - 10:45 PM, daily

Hotels near Fiumicino Airport

When your next flight leaves the following morning, or the lounges aren’t comfortable enough, the next alternative might be a nearby hotel. Various airports have hotels inside the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport vicinity to reach the closest one. We have chosen the most comfortable options for you in case you choose to stay in a hotel between flights.

Rome-Fiumicino Airport restaurants

Feeling hungry or thirsty when travelling is the last thing you want. Whatever you’re in need of, whether it’s a snack for the plane, a place for coffee before an early flight, or a spot to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of alternatives to suit your needs.

Click here for a comprehensive description of places to dine in Rome Airport.

  • Mokà Bagel Factory
    Description: American bagel sandwiches
    Location: Terminal 3
  • Spizzico
    Description: pizza & burgers
    Location: between Gates C08-C16
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Mokà Algida
    Description: coffee & pastries
    Location: Gate 7
  • Rustichelli & Mangione
    Description: Italian food
    Location: Departures area and between Gates C08-C16
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • McDonald's
    Description: fast food restaurant
    Location: Departures
    Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Beercode
    Description: beer, burgers, salads
    Location: Main area, Upper Level

Where to shop in Leonardo da Vinci Airport

If you’re that type of traveller who typically leaves your holiday souvenir shopping to the last minute, or simply need to kill some time before your flight, then it’s a good idea to visit the airport shops. To find the best shops for your needs, check out the guide below.

Go here to find a complete list of shops.

  • Aelia
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Terminal 3
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
  • Ferrari
    Description: Ferrari merch
    Location: Terminal 3
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Just Design
    Description: accessories & home decor
    Location: Terminal A, D, and E
  • Moleskine
    Description: sketchbooks, backpacks, journals, wallets, stationery
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Description: women's fashion
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily

Fiumicino Airport (FCO) car rental

Some destinations are worth seeing by car, or it might be essential for your trip to travel by car. The list below will help you to choose the right car rental company for your journey.

  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 066 501 1553
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 066 576 1211
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 066 501 1531
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 066 501 1531
  • Firefly
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 069 761 3349

Other services in Fiumicino Airport you might need

  • Smoking Lounges
    Location: several locations in Terminal 1 and 3

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