Transportation in Rome

Getting to Rome from the Airport

 

FROM FIUMICINO:

 

Train:

There’s a train that runs between Rome’s Fiumicino airport and Termini station called the Leonardo Express.  Total travel time is about 30 minutes and it departs every half-hour. The trains run 7 days a week.

www.trenitalia.com

 

Bus:

Cotral buses run to Piazza Cinquecento (bus station in front of Termini Station). They leave from Fiumicino starting at 1:15am with the last bus leaving at 3:30am.

Ticket: €5.00 (one way) or €7.00 aboard bus

www.cotralspa.it

 

Sit Shuttle Bus runs to Via Crescenzio, 2 near the Vatican and Termini station. They leave from Fiumicino starting at 8:30am with the last bus leaving at 12:30am.

 

Tickets: €6 (one way) or €11 (round-trip) can be purchased on the bus.

www.sitbusshuttle.it

 

Taxi:

€48 to any place in the city center

info: 06 3570, 06 6645

 

FROM CIAMPINO:

 

Bus:

Bus services SIT and TERRAVISION offer connections to and from Ciampino airport.  The buses are parked in dedicated bus bays opposite to International Departures.

 

SIT Bus: 22 daily trips are scheduled from Termini Station to Ciampino., running from 4:30AM until 10.10PM. Service from Ciampino to Rome runs between 7:15AM and 11:45pm. You can either buy the tickets online or purchase them on board.

www.sitbusshuttle.it

 

Terravision shuttles will take you to Termini station from Ciampino in just 40 minutes. Buses leave Ciampino starting at 8:05AM with the last bus leaving at 12:05AM.

www.terravision.eu

 

Train:

The closest rail station to the airport is “Ciampino Città”. You can get there from the airport by COTRAL or SCHIAFFINI shuttles. Once there, take the train to Termini.

info:www.adr.it/fiumicino

 

Taxi:

€30 to any place in the city center.

info: 06 3570, 06 6645

 


 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Roman public transportation features two subway lines, tram lines, buses, and suburban metro lines that serve the province of Rome, and further-reaching suburban rail service. Stazione Termini is the main railway station and a major transfer point for public buses.

Bus and Metro Tickets

Single tickets are € 1.50 and are valid for 100 minutes. Monthly passes, valid for buses, subways and train around the city, cost €35. Tourist bus passes, valid for one week, cost €24; you can also buy a daily ticket “BIG” for €6 or “BIT” valid for 3 days for €16.50 , both valid for any and all combinations of pubic intercity transportation.

The Rome Metro

The Rome Metro consists of two lines: A (red) and B (blue) with an offshoot, the B1 line.

HOURS: From 5:30 am to 11:30 pm from Sunday to Thursday , until 1.30 am on Fridays and Saturdays

For more information, see:

http://www.atac.roma.it/?lingua=ENG

Buses

An efficient network of bus routes serves all sections of Rome.

Day buses run from 5:30 am until midnight, night buses from midnight until 5:30 am.

For more information you can check on :

http://www.atac.roma.it/?lingua=ENG

Trains

Trenitalia, the Italian railway company, operates regional rail service from Rome to destinations throughout Lazio.

This service operates until around 11 PM (depending on individual lines) and during peak service operates trains once every 15 – 30 minutes for trains serving the city center.

Ticket prices depend on the length of the journey, but travel within the city of Rome on regional rail costs €1.50 for 100 minutes (ATAC tickets and passes are valid).

For information and timetables, consult the English version of the www.trenitalia.itwebsite.

Taxis

In Rome, official taxis are marked with a neon sign on the roof and are white with the name of the taxi company on the side doors. Companies include Cooperativa Radio Taxi Romana (Ph. 06 3570 – they speak English) and Radio Taxi Roma Sud (Ph. 06 6645).

Confirm that your driver is official and make sure that the meter is turned on. Fares are listed on the back of the front seat.

Taxis will charge a supplement for each piece of luggage, after 11:00pm and before 7:00am, on Sundays and holidays, and when a taxi is called by phone. Taxis can be reserved a day ahead for a trip to the airport or train station by calling the taxi companies.