Flights to Rome, Italy
Those who book a flight to Rome land at Fiumicino or Ciampino. The two airports in Rome record a traffic of about 43 million passengers per year: 38 million Fiumicino and 5 million Ciampino. There are more than 150 airlines offering tickets to Rome: international and intercontinental flights land at Fiumicino, while cheap flights land at Rome Ciampino.
Rome Fiumicino Airport – FCO
Rome-Fiumicino airport, the Intercontinental Airport Leonardo da Vinci, is the main Italian airport. The Leonardo da Vinci, the hub of Alitalia, is divided into four terminals (T1, T2, T3 and T5) where national, international and intercontinental flights to Rome land. Terminal 1 is used by various airlines both domestic and international, such as Alitalia, Air France especially for flights from Paris to Rome, and KLM for Amsterdam-Rome flights. At Terminal 2 arrive cheap flights to Rome operated by Easyjet, while Terminal 3 is used by Alitalia for intercontinental flights. T5 is for some U.S. airlines such as American Airlines, Continental and Delta. There are many hotels near the Fiumicino airport. But the closest hotel to Leonardo da Vinci airport is the Hilton Rome Airport, reachable on foot through a covered walkway from Terminals T1, T2 and T3. Another hotel near Fiumicino airport is the Hilton Garden Inn Rome Airport, with free shuttle service from Terminal 3.
Rome Ciampino Airport – CIA
Rome-Ciampino airport is named after Giovan Battista Pastine, Italian hero of World War I. Ciampino airport is close to the GRA ring road and about 20 kilometers away from the centre of Rome. At Ciampino land low cost flights to Rome, by Ryanair, Wizz Air and other airlines from more than 50 international destinations. Rome Ciampino airport is also hub for the fleet of fire fighting aircrafts and Civil Protection. Hotels near Ciampino airport are mostly 3 and 4 star family run and very cozy tourist hotels. All the hotels near the airport are good starting points for exploring the Castelli Romani area, famous for its historic villas, but especially for the wines of the Castelli Romani obtained from Trebbiano and Malvasia grapes.
How to reach Rome from Fiumicino and Ciampino
Both Rome airports are close to the city, 30 km Fiumicino and 20 km Ciampino, and are well connected to the historical centre by public and private transport services. From Fiumicino airport you can reach the centre of Rome with several Bus lines and Shuttles. The Cotral buses connect Fiumicino - Rome with arrival at Roma Tiburtina and Termini Station. From Fiumicino airport you can also take the Leonardo Express which connects in 30 minutes the airport to Termini Station. Cotral buses also make connections between Ciampino and Rome Termini. In addition, from the Giovan Battista Pastine airport you can reach Ciampino train station and from there by the light subway to Termini Station in about 15 minutes. To those who prefer reaching Rome by taxi we suggest choosing authorized ones recognizable by the crest of the City of Rome, which offer predetermined prices for Fiumicino-Rome or Ciampino - Rome connections. To reach the historical centre you can also rent a car at Rome airport and deliver it at one of the affiliated car rental agencies in the city centre.
Rome is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city, with 2,724,347 residents in an urban area of some 1,285.5 km2 . It is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber river.Source : en.wikipedia.org