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Rome can be reached through many air routes. Most scheduled airlines have daily flights to Rome. Several airlines offer promotional fares to Rome. Train connections from the European cities are also very good. If you plan travelling in Europe, Rome is a very convenient base since any other European city can be easily reached within an hour or two by air.

 

International transportation:


-By Plane

 

Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FIUMICINO) has daily connections with every major city of Europe and New York (JFK).
Ciampino International airport has connections with many low-cost Airlines.

 

-By Train

 

Rome has rail connections with every major city in Italy and the rest of Europe. The main railway station (Termini) is placed in the center of Rome.

See websites : http://www.raileurope.com - http://www.fs-on-line.it .

Information about Connections Fiumicino or Ciampino Airport to Rome can be found at: Trains, Bus, Taxi and Car information http://www.adr.it

 

The way to Rome:

 

1) From Fiumicino airport
"Ferrovie dello Stato” (FS) sets up two connections to reach the international airport of Fiumicino:

* a direct connection with Termini railway station and a connection by metro. The Rome-Fiumicino service "Leonardo Express" departing from Termini railway station takes about 30 minutes to reach the airport without intermediate stops. The fare is 12.00 EURO and the journey time is 31 minutes .

* as an alternative it is possible to take Sabina-Fiumicino line (FM1) which stops in some of the main Rome railway stations (Tiburtina, Tuscolana, Ostiense, Trastevere) usually every 15 minutes, and on holidays, every 30 minutes. The cost is 5,50 euros.

To check the times, visit the web site: www.ferroviedellostato.it

In correspondence of the Terminals A,AA, B/C and T5 of Fiumicino airport it is available a taxi service to Rome. The cost of the service is 40 euro, baggage included, for a maximum of four passengers, for all the destinations inside the Mura Aureliane which delimitate the central area of the city. The journey time is about 1 hour.
The cost for the service is the same for the opposite way, from Rome to Fiumicino.

For further information contact P.I.T, the Tourist Information Point of Rome, inside the airport, which supplies information on the service, by checking if the destination requested is the destination subject to the fix rate. For different destinations the cost will be indicated by the taximeter on each taxi, to which the baggage fee shall be added.

The cars for the taxi service of the City of Rome are white and can be recognized by the sign "TAXI" on the top and by the identifying licence number on the doors, on the back and inside the car.

 

2) From Ciampino Airport
Rome Ciampino airport can be reached via different bus routes.

Daily connections between the airport and FS Roma Termini station are guaranteed by the bus services operated by ATRAL, COTRAL, SIT and TERRAVISION. The buses are parked in dedicated bus bays opposite International Departures.

For information about bus times, routes and fares go to:

www.atral-lazio.com

www.cotralspa.it

www.sitbusshuttle.it

www.terravision.eu

Schiaffini Travel operates a bus service between Rome Ciampino airport and Rome Fiumicino airport. Travel time is approximately 45 minutes with no intermediate stops.

For information about bus times and fares go to www.schiaffini.com

 

While in Rome:

 

Rome is served by an integrated public transport system operated by the companies Atac (http://www.atac.roma.it/ ), Cotral - FS. The system includes a network of metro, bus, tram and metro-type rail Services. The metro has two lines:

Line A Links the area of Tuscolana in the south-east of the city with Termini rail and Metro station, the historic centre of Rome and Vatican City to the west

Line B Links the EUR district to the south of the city with the Basilica San Paolo, the Colosseo and the rail stations of Ostiense, Termini and Tiburtina.

The metro is in service between the hours of 5:30 untill 23:30. The 75-Minute-Ticket (BIT) costs 1.00 EURO and it can be used for up to 75 minutes on all ATAC buses and trams, for one trip on metro lines A and B and for one trip on any metro-type FS train (2nd class).

 


 
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