How to get from Rome Airport to the city centre?
If you’re coming to Rome for the first time, you should know that there are various airport transportation options available: shared/private Rome Airport transfers, rideshare, taxi service, rental cars, and public transportation.
A public bus from Rome Airport to the city is the cheapest airport transfer service - you will need only 5€, but your trip will last up to 50 minutes. Airport taxi service is the fastest option, but it is much more expensive, a ride to the city costs 48€. Uber is even pricier, but there's a middle ground - Airport Shuttle Express is cheaper than a taxi ride, a bit faster than buses, and the rates start at 25€.
Rome Airport Transfers
Airport shuttles are the ideal alternative to public buses since they can take you directly to your destination and are usually cheaper than taxi service. There are more private Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers than shared transfers, and you can check out all shuttle providers below to find out their rates. Most of them have a free cancellation policy if you cancel the ride at least 24 hours in advance.
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Airport Shuttle Express is a reliable airport transportation company with frequent departures from Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO). They offer luggage assistance and English-speaking support staff. This is one of the best Rome Airport transfers to the city, Civitavecchia Port, and Vatican City. See the one-way rates below.
Where is the pick-up/drop-off location at FCO?
When you arrive at FCO, go inside the train station to locate their office. If you need a ride to the airport, they will drop you off at the main entrance of the terminal.
You can reach Rome Airport Shuttle Express by calling one of the following numbers:
- 800 930 032;
- +39 066 501 7448.
Rome Airport Transfers provide dependable shuttle transportation to/from Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO). They can take you to downtown, Civitavecchia Cruise Port, your hotel, or any other place of your choice. Discover some of their rates below so that you could compare them with other options.
You can easily book your ride online or call +44 (0)20 35 297 547.
Where is the pick-up location at Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO)?
Your driver will meet you at the arrival lounge holding a board with your name.
Airport Rome Transfer offers convenient private transfers! Transportation service is available to/from Fiumicino or Ciampino Airport and Civitavecchia Port. One of their experienced drivers will welcome you at FCO and then take you from Rome Airport to the heart of the city centre within 45 minutes.
The price depends on the private vehicle you choose and the number of passengers, but their rates to downtown Rome start from €45.
They offer 24/7 support and you can contact them by calling +39 3356056461 or sending an e-mail at [email protected]. Booking a round trip may reduce your expenses.
Fiumicino Airport Shuttle is another possible transportation choice. They provide private Rome Airport transfers to any hotel or location in the area using modern cars, vans, or buses. The estimated journey time from Rome Airport to the city is 50 minutes. Check out their shuttle rates in our list below.
The simplest way to book your ride is via their easily accessible website, but you can also call their customer support at +39 335 879 0913 if you need additional assistance. Use the same sources to find out if they offer a free cancellation policy.
Where is the pick-up location at Rome Airport?
Their driver usually waits for passengers or any group in the arrival area right in front of the airport's exit doors. They will send you the precise meeting location a few days before your flight arrival.
Rome Airport Transportation provides private airport service. This is the most expensive transfer company so far, but it does offer reliable first-class services and fixed prices suitable for business trips. Each transfer includes a convenient private vehicle service and an English-speaking driver.
Their most affordable service from Rome Airport to the city centre costs €48.
You may find out more information about these private transfers if you call +39 340 068 6231 or check out their website. They may offer services by the hour, too. Make sure you inform them of the precise date, time, and address/airport.
Transportation Network Companies are usually very affordable, but that’s not the case here. Uber is allowed to operate at FCO, but it is more expensive than the above-listed Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers. Nevertheless, we’ve listed Uber's lowest rates to some popular destinations to help you compare them with other transport services.
Uber Rome Airport:
- to the city centre: €50
- to Rome Termini Train Station: €50
- to Fiumicino hotels: €19-25
After online booking, you will get detailed instructions on where to meet your driver at FCO.
Rome Taxi Transfer
If you want to grab a taxi cab and promptly get to your hotel, you can find the taxi rank at the arrivals areas of Terminals 1 and 3. Note that authorized airport taxi vehicles are white and have a "TAXI" sign on the roof. Airport taxi operators have fixed fares to some destinations, and you can check them out in our list below.
Cut your costs by using public buses and use the saved money for some Rome tours or souvenirs. There are several low-cost bus lines operating to and from Rome Fiumicino Airport.
Cotral Bus connects the airport with the city center, and you can find the bus stop at the arrivals area of Terminal 2 (follow the signs for Regional Bus Station). The one-way fare is €7 per person (or €5 if paid online).
SIT Shuttle Bus is a great choice if you need a ride to Roma Termini Station, Vatican Center, or Siena. It stops at the BUS hub adjacent to the Terminal 3 Exits-Arrivals; look for bus no. 5. The one-way fare is €6 (or €5 if paid online).
T.A.M Bus can also take you from Rome Airport to Roma Termini or Ostiense Station, only for €5. It departs every 30 minutes and stops at the same location as SIT Shuttle Bus.
Terravisin Bus stops at the Terminal 3 Arrivals area, and it’s bus no. 7. It departs every 30 minutes and goes to the center of the city centre. The one-way fare is €6 per person (or 4€ if paid online). The ride takes up to 50 minutes.
There's a railway station at FCO near the Arrivals and Departures terminals, where you can find two train lines:
Leonardo Express Train has a direct connection between FCO Airport and the city which runs every 15 minutes and can get you to the city within 32 minutes. The one-way ticket costs €14.
Regional FL1 doesn’t serve the central Roma Termini Station, but it can get you to Trastevere, Ostiense, Tiburtina, or Tuscolana Station. The one-way fare is €8.
Rome Airport Rental Cars
Look for the signs in the Arrivals hall that will guide you to the rental car desks in Office Tower 2. There, you can rent a car from one of the numerous car rental companies. Check out our list to find out all the companies available at Rome Airport, contact information, and their locations. Compare their offers to find the best and most affordable Fiumicino Airport transfer!
NOTE: For information on COVID-19 measures or regulations at FCO, check out the airport's official website.
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