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How to Get from Fiumicino Airport to Rome

December 13th, 2019 by Prontopia

There are three choices of transport from Fiumicino Airport to Rome: train, bus, or taxi. Here is our guide to how to get from Fiumicino airport to Rome with each option according to cost and convenience so that you can select the best route for you.

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Taking the Leonardo Express train from directly outside Terminal 3 from Fiumicino Airport to Termini Train Station in Rome center is generally the fastest option as you will avoid traffic with this nonstop service that takes about 30 minutes to arrive. The Leonardo Express train costs 14€ for a one-way ticket, and kids 12 and under ride free. There is also the option to take the slower city line train which costs slightly less.

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When you exit arrivals, signs will direct you to the train station, about 10 minutes walking distance from the airport departures hall. There are staffed train ticket windows as well as automatic train ticket booths. Trains depart every 15 minutes (and every 30 minutes during slow hours) and runs from 6:23 am to 11:23 pm daily.

Car Service:

If you prefer the comfort of having a nicer car and being met at customs by a driver to assist with your bags, pre-booking a car service is another option for getting from Fiumicino airport to Rome. This is also a good choice if you need to go somewhere a little bit far from the city or if you are a 3-4 people group with luggage. Prices are variable depending on number of people and car features (55 euros for 1/2 pax, 85 euros for 5/8 pax). It is necessary to book a car transfer in advance. We are pleased to work with NeoRental a company that provides services and offers car rental and van with driver, for a complete door-to-door solution.

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An official Rome airport taxi is the most expensive option from getting from Fiumicino Airport to Rome City Center, but can be the most convenient option as it will enable you to be dropped off directly to your lodging.

Rome airport taxis have an official flat cost of 48€ to go from the airport to the city center. Depending on traffic conditions, it can take about 40 minutes to get to Rome.

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Taxis can be found at the official taxi stands outside of each arrivals hall exit terminal. Be sure to always take the official white city taxi, and never accept a ride from someone who propositions you. It’s a good idea to ask the driver to confirm the fare before you begin your ride.


Taking the bus from Rome Fiumicino to the city center is the least expensive option. Bus ticket prices begin at 4€ per passenger and range up to 6€, with several private bus service options offering pullan lines to Rome city center, among them Terravision (the cheapest option), Sit Bus, and Tam Bus. Kids age 4 and under are free.

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The bus can take between 45 minutes to an hour and a half to arrive to Rome center depending on traffic and the number of stops on the route.

You can find the bus stops outside Terminal 3 at Fiumicino airport, about a 10 minute walk from the arrival hall. Terravision and Tam Bus have the earlies departure options at 5:35 am for Terravision and Tam Bus 5:20. The Tam Bus has the latest night-time option departing at 1:00 pm.

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