Since it is one of the major Italian airports, it is well-connected to the Rome city centre, more specifically to the Rome Termini station, right next to the worldwide famous Colloseum. Among public transportation, you can choose between train, regular bus or a shuttle bus .
The Leonardo Express is the direct train driving on a route between the airport and the city centre.
You can also use the metropolitan train FM1, via Rome Metro, which links the Fiumicino Airport to the Roma Tiburtina, Fara Sabina, Poggio Mirteto and Orte.
The bus stop is located outside the terminal 3. You can buy the ticket at all tobacco shops (you will see the sign ‘Tabaccheria’). Buses take about 45 min to reach the Termini station in the city centre, but it may vary due to the traffic.
the ticket costs 5,00 € per person (return ticket 8,00 €). From the airport the TAM departs from 08:00 to 23:00, whilst from the Termini station it goes between 04:30 and 20:30.
the shuttle operates on the route from 05:35 to 23:00. It is recommended not to buy tickets online; there are many negative reviews on this service because one may have to wait a while for an available seat, no matter the reservation. The journey takes 70 minutes.
SIT Airport Bus
the line runs more than 20 buses daily in each direction, between 05.00 and 20.30 from Rome, and between 08.30 and 00.30 from FCO. The journey takes about 50 minutes.
Cotral night bus: this line goes from Tiburtina and Termini stations.
Taxi service is available at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 Arrival areas.
Authorized Taxi vehicles are white with a “TAXI” sign on the roof. The symbol of the Municipality of reference is fixed to the front doors and the license number is on the doors, on the back and inside the vehicle.
Fixed fares (each way) for some destination, including all supplements, are as follows:
• Rome city center (within the Aurelian Walls): € 48,00
• Magliana - Parco dei Medici: € 30,00
• New Rome Fair: € 25,00
• Ciampino airport: € 50,00
• Tiburtina Station: € 55,00
• Ostiense Station: € 45,00
• Civitavecchia Porto: € 120,00
All the above fares are fixed by the responsible municipality and may change, even without notice.
For further information please check the website of the Municipality of Rome and the Municipality of Fiumicino.
Rides departing from the airport travelling to a destination within the Grande Raccordo Anulare (and vice versa) cannot exceed € 70.00
Rent a car
If you prefer reaching the city by yourself, you should rent a car online or do it on the spot: located in Torre Uffici 2, they are easily reachable via the pedestrian tunnels which connect the terminal buildings to the Multilevel-Comfort Parking structure. Signs to the rental car area are located in the Arrivals Area .
Renting a bus at Fiumicino Airport
If you planned a holiday with a larger group of friends or relatives, one car may not be enough so you should consider renting a bus .