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Rome airport Fiumicino or Leonardo da Vinci airport of Rome
Italy’s first airport and Europe’s sixth where traffic volume is concerned. It lies 16 miles southwest of Rome and is linked to the city by train and by road. The ride by train lasts approximately 30 minutes and goes as far as the central railway station of Rome, Termini. The airport incorporates 3 passenger stations and offers services of a great variety, such as convention facilities, conference rooms, banks, coffee shops, restaurants and shops selling both local Italian products and international goods.
Domestic flights depart from passenger station Terminal A, domestic and international flights from Terminal B and transatlantic flights from Terminal C. Located between the various coffee shops and restaurants you will find some 130 stores selling gifts, clothing, souvenirs and much more.
There is a fixed rate of 48 Euro charge by taxi from the airport to the city center. You can find taxis at the typical taxi stands, which are almost everywhere, including in Rome’s primary train station, Roma Termini.
Private car with driver in Rome / Shuttle Service in Rome
You can pre-book a pick up transfer with http://www.romecabs.com/ This is a very highly recommended transfer service with many many years of great service under their belt. Another great transfer service is www.romeshuttlelimousine.com. Though the name implies that it's a shuttle service, it's not. It's a transfer service which is also highly reguarded on the Rome forum pages as well as other travel forums. Both of these companies also offer transfer services to and from the port of Civitavecchia.
Private car with driver in Rome PRIVATE SERVICE €130 for rental car with driver from Rome/FCO/CIA to Civitavecchia or Shuttle service for 1 or 2 people € 89 http://www.rome-airport-shuttle.it firstname.lastname@example.org. Rome to Fiumicino airport or Ciampino airport with shuttle service door to door 20 euros for one person and 30 euros for two people including bags and taxes.
Private Driving services to and from the airport are more expensive but more personalized. As most of business oriented to the travel Industry in Rome, these companies offer English speaking drivers.
A limousine is, by definition, any large and luxurious car, especially one that has a glass division between the driver and its passengers. ‘Limos’ are top-quality vehicles, driven only by impeccably uniformed chauffeurs. They will give you a very efficient service comprehensive of a car with licensed driver. The cars respect the standards and current laws of the U.E., all cars have air conditioning. They offer a very efficient service of car with driver.
The car fleet, always checked and well maintaned, is up to the highest standards of the European Union, is made of the most luxurious cars, minivan, minibuses, all equipped with air conditioning and full permits to access the center of Rome, even where traffic is limited.
Group Transportation in Rome
In Rome, companies like Bus Rome and DotTransfers are a guarantee in private bus rental transfers. Their experienced chauffeurs will ensure that you have a safe and comfortable bus transfer. Their specialities are Rome Executive Bus Rental Service, Rome Ground Transportation, Airport Group Transportation, Rome Airport Transportation, and more
The train is another option if you are trying to save money. The Leonardo Express operates from Fiumicino Airport to Termini Station in the center of Rome. Journey time is 35 minutes. (The express refers to it being a non-stopping service rather than a high speed journey.) The ticket costs 14 euros. Be sure that you validate your ticket before getting on a train - the machines are at the entrance to the individual platforms.
From the airport trains operate from 6:37am until 23:37. From Termini Station they operate from 5:52 until 22:52.
Refer to: http://www.adr.it/fuminicino
The train station in Rome is huge. There are schedules posted in the station but it is wise to confirm the train and destination before you actually get on. There aren’t a bunch of employees around to help so this can be a bit nervewracking.
It's quite a long walk from the front of the station to the platforms the services leave from (10 minutes). A tip is to go down a level where there are moving walkways in both directions.
TIP: If you are travelling to other destinations from Rome by train it's a wise move to buy the tickets in advance and secure a seat as there are quite long queues at most of the Rome counters during the day.
Rome relies on three-and-a-half Metro lines, two of which meet at Termini train station. Line A, runs mainly northwest and southeast while line B runs southwest, past the fabulous Colosseum and northeast in a single course; this line also has a northern branch called B1. Line C is not yet connected to the rest of the network. Regarding metro schedules and frequency, both the A and B lines start at 5.30 am and typically finish its service at around 11.30 pm on weekdays and 1.30 am on Saturdays, running every 7 to 10 minutes. Until 2015 line C runs from 5:30 AM to 6:30 PM due to work being still carried on, with a train every 12 minutes.
Rome's Metro system - called
metropolitana, or simply
Metro, by the locals - is probably the most reliable transportation in Rome and tickets can be purchased in newsstands, tobacco stores or vending machines, they're the same for buses and trams.