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Rome Ciampino Airport or Fiumicino Airport is close to city of Rome

Overview of Rome Airports

We summarise here all you need to know about Rome's two airports - Fiumicino and Ciampino.

Unusually for a European city, the more budget focussed Ciampino airport is located closer to the city. It is very easy to reach by subway, train or bus. The major Fiumicino airport is further from the city, but well connected by regional train.

Terminal Map:

 

Ciampino Airport

Leonardo Da Vinci Airport (Fiumicino Airport)

Options of reaching the airport from Central Rome

How far from Rome city Centre? Ciampino Airport is 8 miles = 13 kilometers away Fiumicino Airport is 18.6 miles = 30 kilometers away
How far from Rome Vatican City? Ciampino Airport is 10.20 miles = 16.41 kilometers away Fiumicino Airport is 12.15 miles = 19.56 kilometers away
Public transport general operating hours Local trains run from 5.50am to 10.20pm

 

Shuttle services run 24/7
Trains runs from 5.57 am to 11.38 pm

 

Shuttle services run 24/7
Rome Underground Metro N/a

 

Nearest metro station is Anagnina station, 7 km from the airport.

 

Take a bus (Cotral or Schiaffini) from the airport to reach the metro station. (Fare- €1, takes 30-40 minutes)
N/a

 

Train Regional trains run by Trenitalia on routes FL4 and FL6

 

Runs from 5.50am to 10.20pm

 

Takes 15 minutes to Rome Termini station (main railway station of Rome)

 

Frequency: 20-40 minutes

 

Adult fare: €1.50

 

Take a bus (Cotral or Schiaffini) from the airport to reach the Ciampino station. (Fare- €1, takes 5 minutes)

 

Regional trains on FL routes are operated by Trenitalia. Official website for timetable and ticket booking: www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en
Regional trains trains on routes FL1 and FL5 run by Trenitalia

 

Runs from 5.57 am to 10.42 pm

 

Takes 1 hour to reach central Rome. Doesn't stop in Rome Termini station (main railway station of Rome)

 

Frequency: 1 hour

 

Adult fare: €8

 

Regional trains on FL routes are operated by Trenitalia. Official website for timetable and ticket booking: www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en
Express Trains N/a Leonardo Express

 

Leonardo Express runs from 6.38 am to 11.38 pm

 

It takes 30 minutes to Rome Termini station (main railway station of Rome)

 

Frequency: 30 minutes

 

Adult fare: €14

 

Leonardo express is operated by Trenitalia. Official website for timetable and ticket booking: www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en
Bus Several bus services like ATRAL, COTRAL, SIT, and Terravision connect the airport to central Rome.

 

Adult fare: €5 (€1 for luggage)

 

Several bus services like ATRAL, COTRAL, SIT, and Terravision connect the airport to central Rome.

 

Adult fare: €5 (€1 for luggage)
Airport Shuttle Door-to-door semi-private shuttle service by Rome Shuttle Service and sitbusshuttle

 

From €6
Door-to-door semi-private shuttle service by Rome Shuttle Service and sitbusshuttle

 

From €6
Taxi / Cab Services Around € 30- € 40 Journey Time: Approximately 30 minutes https://www.romeairporttaxi.com Around € 45 - €55 Journey Time: Approximately an hour https://www.romeairporttaxi.com
On demand taxis Uber on demand €40 - €70 to Central Rome Journey Time: Approximately 30 minutes Uber on demand €60 - €75 to Central Rome Journey Time: Approximately an hour

Which airport is most suitable for me?

How close to Rome City and Top Rome Attractions? Ciampino is the closest airport from Rome and is attached to the city.

 

It is well connected by trains, buses, and taxis from the city center. Almost all the major attractions are half an hour away from the airport.
Fiumicino Airport is 30 kilometres away from the city center.

 

Although it is twice as far from the Ciampino Airport, it is also well connected to the city center with trains, buses, and taxis. It takes around 1 hour to reach Central Rome from the airport.

Flight Fares Sample minumum flight fares (economy) for 12-April-2018 checked on 26-01-2018

Ciampino Airport is a relatively small airport and receives mostly low cost airlines like Ryan Air and EasyJet. It is therefore, it is 20% - 50% cheaper than the Fiumicino Airport.

 

Flight fare from London: €38 Paris: €33 Madrid: €84
Fiumicino Airport is the primary airport of Rome and receives mostly major international airlines. Therefore it is more expensive than the Ciampino Airport.

 

Flight fare from London: €60 Paris: €59 Madrid: €92

Cost Factor

Being a small airport, users have complained that the airport is cramped and the queues are long.

 

But it has a more central location and the average flight fares and hotel costs are significantly lower than the Fiumicino Airport.

 

Ciampino Airport is best suitable for budget travellers travelling within Europe.
Fiumicino Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It has a modern and spacious design and offers more comfort and facilities than the Ciampino Airport.

 

But flight fares and hotels are more expensive and it takes more time to reach the city center. If you can spare some extra time and money for more comfort and lesser security and flight delays, then this is the more suitable than the Ciampino Airport.

 

Fiumicino Airport is best suitable for business travellers.
Airport Delays Avg Security & Immigration Delays: Moderate

 

Avg Flight Arrival Delays: Low
Avg Security & Immigration Delays: Low

 

Avg Flight Arrival Delays: Very low

Car Hire Cost per 1 week (From 01-02-2018 to 07-02-2018) searched by 26-01-2018

Budget Cars (Fiat Panda, Citroen C1, Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta): €39-€56

 

Intermediate Cars (Ford C Max, Audi A3, Vw Touran): €98-€134

 

Luxury Cars (Mercedes E Class, Range Rover, Bmw 6 Series, Porsche, Bmw M4 Coupe): €688-€5355
Budget Cars (Fiat Panda, Citroen C1, Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta): €30-€40

 

Intermediate Cars (Ford C Max, Alfa Romeo, Vw Touran): €98-€115

 

Luxury Cars (Mercedes E Class, Range Rover, Bmw 6 Series, Porsche, Bmw M4 Coupe): €688-€5179
Car Hire Companies Avis, Europcar, Budget, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Sixt. Avis, Europcar, Budget, Maggoire, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Sixt.
Online car hire Deals 3% - Cashback Car Hire Rome Ciampino Airport

 

3% - Cashback Car Hire Fiumicino Airport

Hotel Prices per day (23-02-2018 to 24-02-2018) searched by 22-01-2018

Ciampino Hotel(3-star): Starting from €30.4

 

Hotel Capannelle Roma (4-star): Starting from €36
Hotel Sirenetta (3-star): Starting from €34

 

Euro House Inn Airport (4-star): Starting from €61.2

Airport Facilities

Shopping Good Buy Roma, Sasch and Saldarini, Alpha, Air Store, Just Design, Solissimo, Samsonite, ADR Toys World, ADR Roma Travel Shop, Football Corner, Yamamay, Good Buy Roma, Zucca Stregata, and many more. Roma Travel Shop, Tendenze, Fabriano, Venchi, Imaginarium, Tutto-All-Items and Riva, and many more.
Eating & Drinking Chef Express, Mr Panino, Onama, Piazza di Spagna, and many more Mc Donalds, Pizza Chef, Harry's Bar, Gran Chef Ristorante, Sport Village Cafe and Bar Tazza d'Oro, Ciao, Spizzico, Sandwich Cafe, Transiti Cafe, Panoramic, Gran Cafe Goodbye Roma, Gran Cafe Panorama, Frescobaldi Wine Bar, The Duck & Dog's Pub, and many more.
Lounge VIP Lounge I Mosaici, Le Anfore Business Class Lounge, Avia Lounge, Alitalia Lounges
Wi-Fi Unlimited free WiFi Unlimited free WiFi
Terminal information. How many? How to transfer? Min connection time. Ciampino Airport has only 1 terminal.

 

Ciampino Airport Terminal Map
Fiumicino Airport has 4 terminals: T1, T2, T3, and T5

 

All the terminals of the airport are close to each other. It takes 5 minutes to walk from one terminal to the adjacent terminal and around 20 minutes to walk to the farthest terminal.

 

Fiumicino Airport Terminal Map
Heading Travelex, Banca di Roma Travelex
Important phone numbers Airport Operator - +39 06 794 941
Flight Information - +39 06 794 941
Lost and Found - +39 06 7949 4225
Police - +39 06 7949 4444
First Aid - +39 06 7949 4336
Lost Property Office - +39 06 7934 8320
Airport Operator - +39 06 65951
Flight Information - +39 06 65951
Lost and Found - +39 39 344 1427740
Police - +39 06 65953595
First Aid - +39 65953133/4
Lost Property Office - +39 06 65955253
Major airlines operating Wizz Air, V Bird, helvetic, Transavia Airlines, Hapag-Lloyd Express, Sterling, Ryanair, Thomsonfly, easyJet, Air Berlin, Carpatair British Airways, Gulf Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, Air France, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways, Air India, Northwest Airlines, Finnair, Japan Airlines, KLM, and more.
Major connecting Destinations Athens, London, Berlin, Lisbon, Bucharest, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Krakow, Madrid, Frankfurt, Budapest, Cologne, Marrakesh, Sofia, Warsaw, and more. London, Athens, Berlin, Lisbon, Amsterdam, Algiers, Bangkok, Copenhagen, Berlin, Dublin, Cairo, Helsinki, Istanbul, Lyon, Madrid, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Milan, New York, Munich, Oslo, Tel Aviv, Venice, Vienna, New Delhi, and more.
Official airport website http://www.adr.it/ http://www.adr.it/

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