Friday 23 June 2017
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25°C / 77°F
Geocoordinates
41.804444
12.250833

Rome Airport

Rome Fiumicino Airport is considered as the largest airport in Italy that can handle 37.7 million passengers every year. The airport is close to historic city of Rome. If you will fly using the service of Alitalia, which is the flag carrier of Italy, then you will surely arrive at this airport. This is known as the six busiest airports in Europe based on the number of passengers going in and out of the airport. Rome Airport is also known as Leonardo da Vinci airport that is 32km away from Rome and you can reach the downtown area within an hour. You can reach the airport through quick links from Rome's central station going to the airport. Aside from train service, you will also find bus services. Within each terminal there are car rental companies that you can hire.

By Car

If you are riding a car, you can reach Rome Airport via Rome-Fiumicino motorway. This route is accessible from different parts of the city through ring road. The airport is in west of the town and by following signs you can reach Rome Airport in no time.

Parking Service

Rome Airport has large multistorey car park where you can find thousands of parking spaces for both long and short term parking. They offer hourly rate for their parking service. In ABCD multistorey car park, you will find 5,500 covered seats that are close to the terminal. The average cost of parking is 1.50 per hour and daily cost is .20. If you need to stay for more than two days, then the rate will drop to 20. For bike parking, you need to pay 1.50 per hour and 14 for one whole day. For the second to third day of parking, you just need to pay around 10 to 12. For long term parking, you will be charged 18 for the third day and 69 for the seventh day. Right after seven days, you will be charged 9 a day. You need to remember that rates are subject to changes without prior notice. The best thing about long stay parking is that it is connected to different terminals.

By Taxi

You can take a taxi and it is only one ride from city center and it will cost you around 40 to 45. There are surcharges for night rides as well as during public holidays and for your luggage. It is important that you carefully choose for the taxi service that you will hire. It is better if you will look for taxis that are colored white and with taxi meter to avoid over charging of taxi drivers.

By train

You can ride Leonardo Express train from Termini station. You will find departure and arrival every 30 minutes. The travel time is 35 minutes and you need to pay 9.50. You will find numbers of private companies that offers modest rate such as shuttle buses. This is considered as the fastest as well most economical option going to the airport. You can take this route if you want to save money and see magnificent view of the place. The good thing about Rome Airport is that it is close to many restaurants, shops, cafes and bars because it is just minute away from the city center. From Rome Airport, you can go to several tourist spots in Rome. The transport service that you hire will take you anywhere you want to go. This is why car hire service is recommended for all vacationers from different parts of the world. If this is your first time to visit Rome, you can travel with peace of mind if you will opt for reputable car rental service at the airport.

Airport Data

Official Name:
Leonardo da Vinci
Time Zone:
GMT +1.0
IATA:
FCO
ICAO:
LIRF
Latitude:
41.80444
Longitude:
12.25083
DMS Latitude:
41° 48’ 16" N
DMS Longitude:
12° 15’ 3" E
Passengers (2016):
41,744,769
Official Website:

Runways

#
Direction
Length
Width
1
7/25
3,800m (12,467ft)
45m (148ft)
2
16L/34R
4,000m (13,123ft)
60m (197ft)
3
16R/34L
3,900m (12,795ft)
60m (197ft)
4
16C/34C
3,700m (12,139ft)
45m (148ft)