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  • Connecting flight from dublin to cathay pacific to hongkong
    Sep 4, 2015
    Hello! We're flying from dublin , Ireland with Aerlingus and we have a connecting flight to hongkong with cathay pacific airlines and our stopover is only 1 hour, is that enough for transfer?


    Purchased on the same ticket it's barely enough time. Purchased on two separate reservations, no chance.


  • Transit visa requirement
    Sep 4, 2015
    I have a Kenyan passport and a UK visa flying from Nairobi London. The connection requires is from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1. Does one require a transit visa. The whole trip is under one reservation made through alitalia. Thanks in advance


    Lay over is 1 hour 45 min


    Yes, you will need an Italian Schengen Airport Transit Visa.


  • Customs
    Sep 3, 2015
    I am flying Alitialia from JFK to Rome in mid-September and then connecting to a flight on Alitialia to Tirana, Albania. What is the procedure once I arrive in Rome? How much time should I allow for this?


    You should only have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, but the airport is a mess so be prepared to follow a lot of confusing directions when you get there.


  • Staying airside at Terminal 3 without transit or tourist visa
    Sep 3, 2015
    I am planning to travel from Delhi to Dubrovnik, Croatia via FCO, Rome. I will arrive FCO Terminal 3 by Air India and depart for Dubrovnik by Croatia Airlines from T3 iself. Croatia is a non-schengen country. The layover period is 23 hours. I have to claim my baggage which was checked-in at Delhi and get a boarding pass for Croatia too. Do I need to cross the immigration and show shengen Italian visa for doing that? Can I claim my baggage and get boarding pass while staying airside only? PS. I am going to return by the same route with 10 hour layover at Rome, so the same question again. Thanks


    Yes, you need a full Schengen Transit Visa (not just an Airport Transit Visa) and you need one valid for both of your dates of travel.


  • customs
    Sep 2, 2015
    Is there a customs check located in each terminal? or is it centralized? we would like to meet someone arriving at a different terminal than us


    There are separate ones in each terminal.


  • between terminals
    Sep 2, 2015
    If we are arriving in terminal 5 from USA and need to meet elderly couple arriving at terminal 3 from USA, what is best way to do that? will we get our bags and go through customs and then go to terminal 3 to help with their bags?


    Yes, that would probably be best.


  • Connection
    Sep 2, 2015
    Hi. How to get from terminal 3 to terminal 1? Is there some kind of map or something? How long does it tak? Any informations?


    They're just two ends of the same building, just follow the signs.


  • Arrival terminal to have driver pick us up
    Sep 2, 2015
    Arriving in Rome 9/21/15 on Delta, from Atlanta, USA. What terminal will we arrive in? Driver service picking us up needs to know and cant find info on web. Thanks.


    So right now I believe they are still using Terminal 5. But I don't know if they will still be using it for arrivals in September. There was a large fire in Terminal 3 (where you would normally arrive) in May and it's still messing things up.


  • LHR on BA to FCO arr16:20 connection for in-Italy flight?
    Sep 1, 2015
    Hi, at the end of February2016 I'm flying into FCO T3 at 16:20 on BritAir (US citizen) and wonder if it will be OK to make a 18:50 flight on Ryan Air to Palermo #4906. Checked bags. Does Ryanair move their schedule around much? And, is Palermo still up and running at 20:00hr on a Friday night? Otherwise, I want to stay near the FCO airport and make a 8:30 flight on Ryan Saturday morning - can I get to the airport early enough? and what hotel, Hilton is $200 for a night!


  • Enough time
    Sep 1, 2015
    Hi I'm coming on a flight from Miami to Fco I have a connecting flight going to Naples I have a 2 hour layover im flying klm and atalia I believe they are partners do I have enough time and do I have to pick up my luggage before heading to terminal 1 to 3 please help. This is my first time here. Thanks


    No, you will not have to claim your baggage, just go through passport control.


  • please advise:)
    Sep 2, 2015
    Hi, I am travelling from Belgrade to Madrid and I have connecting flight in Rome Fiumicino. I will arrive at FCO at terminal 3 and have to go to terminal 1 to catch a flight to Madrid with only 50 minutes of time. Is it possible to do that in 50 minutes?do i need to pass the control and go out to change terminal or just need to follow Connecting flights signs, since it is a different terminal? thanks in advance!


    Assuming both flights are on Alitalia, there is a passage from T3 arrivals to T1 departures, but you will have to go through Schengen passport control and security on your way. This is a fairly difficult connection.


    Thank you for your response:) my doubt is,if its connecting flight(one ticket) and probably there will be more people with this connection,will they wait for us to pass the control or just leave if we dont make it on time?


  • Can I make this connection
    Aug 30, 2015
    I am flying next march to from Toronto to FCO and then to Turin. The connection is only 1 hour and 35 mins. All flying will be done with Alitalia. I've been to FCO before but not for a connection. Is this possible?


    It's possible if the first flight is on-time. Being all on alitalia should help.


  • meeting people traveling on different airline
    Aug 27, 2015
    we are arriving from USA on American and elderly relatives are arriving an hour later on alitalia. will we be arriving in the same terminal? is there only one baggage claim area for both airlines? can we meet them there or at customs? they will need our assistance


    No, you will likely not arrive in the same terminal, you won't be able to meet them at customs. They need to request wheelchair service from Alitalia and you should meet them at the Meeting Point or the train station.


  • Ryan Air or Alitalia?
    Aug 27, 2015
    If I book my flight with Ryan Air it gives me 10 more min for transfer. What does make more sense to fly Alitalia or Ryan Air? I'm flying in the middle of October. I'm making transfer to BA to fly to US through London. My connection is around 2 hours.


    It wouldn't make much difference. RyanAir is on-time a bit more often, so maybe I'd choose them.


  • Do I Have to An Earlier Flight?
    Aug 26, 2015
    The Iberia flight arrives at FCO from Turin.


    Is this two separate tickets or one ticket? Also Iberia doesn't fly from Turin to Rome. Do you mean Alitalia?


    Yes, it's two separate tickets.The Iberia Air is operated by Vueling Airlines which arrives at terminal 3. Thanks again


    It's possible if everything goes perfectly on your first flight.


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