Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport Guide (FCO)

Airport info
Code: FCO
Via dell'Aeroporto di Fiumicino 320, Fiumicino, Italy

Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport is located 32km (20 miles) southwest of Rome, in the Lazio region of central Italy.

No. of terminals: 4 Dialling code: +39
+39 06 65951.
Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport map

The larger of two major airports in the Italian capital, Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport is a major hub for the country’s Alitalia airline. Take a look at our Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport guide for useful contact details, information on airport facilities, details of transport options and nearby hotels.

Airport news

There are plans for up to four further terminals and two new runways to be added to the complex over the next 30 years.


Information desks are located in each terminal. Additionally, information kiosks with touch-screen technology can be found in all the terminals. APT (tel: +39 06 65951) provides on-site tourist information.

Transfer between terminals

A free shuttle service links the four terminal buildings and the long-term car parks.

Driving directions

The A90 ring road, which skirts Rome, leads to the E80/A91 highway that goes directly towards Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport; from here, passengers should follow signposts to the terminals.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: The Leonardo Express train service runs every 30 minutes to Rome's Termini railway station (journey time: 35 minutes; fare: €14). FR1 local trains operate every 15 minutes and stop at local stations on the way to Tiburtina Station (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: €8). Services also run to Fara, Sabina, Poggio, Mirteto and Orte. For further details, contact Trenitalia (tel: +39 199 892 021;

Public transport road

Bus: COTRAL buses take around an hour to reach the city centre (tel: +39 800 174 471; and the one-way fare is €5.

Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the terminals; passengers are advised to only take a white licensed metered taxi. The fare to central Rome is around €50-55 for the 25-minute ride.

Terminal facilities


Banks, bureaux de change and ATMs are located in the terminals.


Wi-Fi internet access is provided throughout Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport – the first 30 minutes of which are free of charge. Postal services are also available.


There is a wide range of food and drink outlets both before and after the security checkpoints in terminals T1, T2 and T3. There is a café pre-security in T5.


Shops at Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport include duty-free outlets (for passengers travelling outside the EU), fashion boutiques, jewellers and perfume retailers. Shops selling traditional Italian products can also be found in the airport. The majority of shops are located in terminals T1 and T3.


A left-luggage service is available in T3, International Arrivals. For items lost at the airport pre-security tel: +39 06 6595 5253 and for post-security tel: +39 06 6595 3313. A porter service can be pre-booked (tel: +39 06 6595 8349).


A first aid facility (tel: +39 06 6595 3133) is available 24 hours a day. A chapel, prayer room and nurseries are also located within the airport.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The Atahotel Executive Centre (tel: +39 06 6501 0100) in T1 has meeting rooms, office space, internet points, fax machines and a copy centre. There are also several airline executive lounges in all terminals. Meeting and conference facilities are also available at the on-site Hilton Rome Airport Hotel (tel: +39 06 65258;, a short distance from the terminals.

Disabled facilities

Disabled passenger lounges are located in all terminals. Parking spaces for those with disabilities are available at the long-term car park, on the first level of multi-storey car parks B and C, as well as on the first and fourth levels of car park D. When booking a flight, those with disabilities are asked to specify the type of assistance required.

Car parking

Multi-storey car parks A to D are directly linked to the terminals via pedestrian walkways. There are limited spaces at Terminal A and B for short-stay parking. The long-term car park on the motorway from Rome to Fiumicino is served by a free shuttle bus to/from the terminals – covered long-term parking is also available. Additional facilities include a car valet service. Parking can be booked in advance via the airport’s website.

Car rental

Car hire companies at Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport include: Auto Europa, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Italy by Car, Locauto Rent, Maggiore and Sixt. Their offices are located in Torre Uffici 2, which is signposted from Arrivals, and reached via a pedestrian tunnel from the terminals.


There is one on-site hotel at Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport. Otherwise, there is a huge choice of hotels in the city itself. Our Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport guide includes the following options:

Hilton Rome Airport Hotel

06 65258.

Just a short walk from the terminals via a moving walkway, the Hilton offers on-site dining and meeting facilities. Other services include an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, gymnasium and a children's playground. Free shuttle buses operate from here to the centre of Rome.

Courtyard by Marriott Rome Airport

06 999 351.

Located 3km (2 miles) from the airport, the Courtyard offers nine meeting rooms, an outdoor pool and a gourmet restaurant. A paid-for shuttle operates to and from the airport and to central Rome.