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  • Transfer from BA to Emirates
    Oct 23, 2016
    Hello. I will be flying from London to Rome with BA. Will I have to collect my bags in the airport and exit terminal to check in bags with Emirates? Or will BA / Emirates do the transfer for us so we can stay in the terminal and avoid going through immigration? Any advice would be appreciated. Cheers


    If you have two separate reservations you will have to go through passport control, claim your bags, re-check them with Emirates, go through Schengen Exit passport control and security and to your departure gate.


    Hi, Thanks for your response. We do have 2 seperate reservations. I will be travelling with my wife, who has Indonesian passport and child who has UK passport. My wife will not be allowed to exit as she does not have a schengen visa or visa for Italy. Can you suggest how we can deal with this? Would Emirates collect the bags for us if we check in at the transfer desk? Or would we be able to check in at transfer desk then I would exit to collect all our checked bags and check them in for all of us? Would I be allowed to check in my wife an childs bags without them there if I had their passports?


  • 1hr layover in FCO with AirBerlin
    Oct 22, 2016
    We have a connection in FCO with AirBerlin to Palermo. Will AirBerlin transfer our. bags, or if not, will we have enough time to make the connection? Or should we just go carry-on only?


    What airline are you flying to Palermo? Are both flights on the same reservation or separate reservations?


  • Transit
    Oct 22, 2016
    I am flying in from dubai and need to transit through Fco to Lisbon . Assume will have to go through passport control as touching Rome first before Lisbon . I have no checked in baggage . Will 1 and 30 mins enough as transit time .


    If both flights are on the same reservation that should be enough time.


    No it's not in the same reservation . Have purchased the Fco to Lisbon separately . Don't have any checked in baggage . Is it still enough time ?


    With no checked baggage you barely have a chance if the flight from Dubai is on-time. With checked bags you'd have no chance.


  • Dublin->Rome then Rome->Palermo
    Oct 19, 2016
    I'll be arriving at FCO/Rome in the evening at 20:45 and hope to take a flight to Palermo. The latest departure shows at 22:05. Will that give me enough time to get between terminals? I think the Dublin flight arrives in terminal 5 and ryanair to Palermo departs terminal 2.


    You will not arrive in Terminal 5. No flights arrive in Terminal 5. What airline are you flying to Rome?


  • Flight connection
    Oct 18, 2016
    Hello, I am thinking to book São Paulo - Frankfurt with connection in Rome, since the airline is Alitalia. The only thing I am worried about is the tight connection time of 1h25min, is that enough? What do I need to after I leave the airplane? Thanks


    You will go through passport control, security, and to your departure gate in Terminal 3. You have just enough time if the first flight is on-time.


  • Check baggage on different airline to Florence
    Oct 18, 2016
    American Air flight to Rome from US connecting to Aitalia to Florence. Separate tickets. Can bags be sent all the way to Florence from the States via Rome, without retrieving bags, going through customs and then re-checking into Aitalia ?


    If you have two separate reservations you will have to claim your bags in Rome and transfer them yourself to the Alitalia check-in desk in Terminal 1.


  • Enough time for connecting flight?
    Oct 17, 2016
    In 2 weeks I fly from AMS to FCO, I will have 45 min to get from Terminal 1 arrival to Terminal 1 departure (FCO to CTA). This will be my first time with a layover. Do I have enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Since all flights are within the Schengen Area there are no passport controls.


  • Connecting NAP yo CLT in FCO
    Oct 12, 2016
    Connecting tomorrow in FCO arriving Alitalia at 7:40 AM from NAP connecting to American departure 11:15AM to CLT single ticket with checked bags will I have to recheck bags in Rome and will that be enough time to make connection?


    Yes, that should be enough time. if it's a single ticket you won't have to recheck your bags in Rome.


  • Athens -> Rome -> Barcelona
    Oct 12, 2016
    Hello, this one is kind of long. 6 of us are arriving from Athens to FCO T3 via Agean Air @ 16:40. (with 6 checked bags) We need to put 2 bags into storage at T3 for two of the travelers that will be returning 7(?) days later. The (4) remaining bags and all 6 passengers need to catch a flight to Barcelona, leaving T2 @ 18:25 via Ryanair So, we only have 1:45 connection time. Would luggage from Agean normally transfer to Ryanair automatically? If so, how do we go about having those two bags stop in Rome? Also, if we have to get those two, or all six bags, is that enough time to transfer? I thought it would be but wife is concerned. We're all young enough to hurry/run as needed, lol.


    No airlines transfer bags to or from Ryanair. This is a very difficult connection because of the bags. Without the bags it wouldn't be an issue.


    Thanks for the info. So, we will need to gather all of our bags, store the two, and bring the other bags to Ryanair check in. Will we need to go through security or other potentially long lines? Is the baggage claim right in T3, near the gates? Any details you could provide to help us along would be appreciated!!!


    The baggage claim is not near the gates but it's not too far from the Ryanair check-in. Yes, you will have to go through security after checking in for your Ryanair flight.


  • 2 TICKETS/ 3 hours connection
    Oct 9, 2016
    Arrive Alitalia from Brindisi at 8:20; Leave 11:20 AA to Chicago, First Class. separate records, no bags to check. Can I make it. Does the fast Track voucher help at all?


    That should be enough time. I don't think you will need or use fast track in Rome on your way out.


  • Connection USA arrival (Terminal 3) to Ryanair (TerminaL 2)
    Oct 7, 2016
    Time between scheduled arrival (terminal 3) and departure (Terminal 2) is 2 hours, 30 minutes. Should I be able to clear passport control and make connecting flight on a Wednesday AM (carry-on luggage only)? Or should I reschedule Ryanair connection?


    That should be enough time, especially without checked bags. Check in for your Ryanair flight online before leaving the US.


    Thank you.


  • FCO to FLR connection
    Oct 7, 2016
    we have 1.5 hour connection in rome both flights operated by alitalia and made by one reservation. do i have to worry a bout baggage transfer?


    No, you shouldn't have to do anything with your bags in Rome.


  • connections
    Oct 4, 2016
    i will be arriving in Rome at 13:00 and have a connecting flight for Naples at 14:25 is 1 hour and 25 minutes enough. i do not have to check bags.


    Where are you flying into Rome from? What airlines are you flying?




    flying from Paris


    What airline are you flying to Naples? If it's on the same reservation as your flight from Paris you should have enough time as everything is within Schengen.


    Oct 2, 2016
    Hi! I´m arriving from Cairo at 8pm with a flight to Sao Paulo at 10pm with checked bags and my tickets are not connected. Do I have enought time?


    No, that's not realistically enough time.


  • FCO Connection
    Sep 29, 2016
    We are flying Alitalia from Palermo to Rome arriving at 7:30am. We need to connect with an United flight at 9:55am. I have requested a wheelchair when I get off the Alitalia flight as I cannot walk long distances. We have checked baggage. Will we be able to make our UA fight.


    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


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