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  • Rome -Lamenzia
    Mar 19, 2013
    We are a party of 7. We are looking at flying from Marseille to Rome on the 17th of September, then hopefully making our connecting flight for Lamenzia. We would arrive in Rome at 12:30 and our connecting flight leaves at 1:15...enough time or not??? Thanks!!!


    Since both of your flights are within Schengen it's possible, but you're talking Italy and you're talking Alitalia here, so I wouldn't be surprised if one or both of your flights is late.


    It looks like we will be flying from Marseille with Air France, and with Alitalia to Lamenzia...would that make a difference?


    Yes, it's a help, since the AF flight is more likely to be on-time. Both will still be within the Schengen area of Terminal 1.


    Thanks ZAP..soooo you think that we will be able to make the connection to Lamenzia? One more thing...will we have to get our baggage or will it just be put on the flight to Lamenzia? Thanks so much for the info..it is a great help!!! Deb


    Since you're staying within Schengen it should be checked through to Lamezia and you won't have to claim in Rome. It's a very tight connection, so any mess up and you'll miss it, but luckily Alitalia has lots of flights from Rome to Lamezia, so if you miss, you can be rebooked.


    Thanks again for all you help!! Deb


  • connection from united to alitalia
    Mar 18, 2013
    Arriving fco 7:45 a.m. from newark, nj. trying to catch a 9:20 alitalia flight to venice. i know it will be close, but is it possible? worst case scenario, i pay the change fee and take a flight 4 hrs. later. how best to navigate thru customs, etc? any help you can give, greatly appreciated! (we are on a wed. in july) thanks!


    If your tickets are bought on the same reservation you probably won't have to pay a change fee if you miss your connection. However, I think you will be able to make it.


    Bought on separate reservation. each directly thru united and alitalia, respectively. do you know which terminal is customs and baggage pickup?


    You will arrive in terminal 3, even though United flights depart from Terminal 5. This website does a good job covering it - http://www.roninrome.com/transportation/where-to-meet-at-fco You will then have to walk to Terminal 1 for your Alitalia flight.


    thanks so much. also, i called united. they can check our bags thru to venice, but we still have to go thru customs. it's all good!


  • Connection procedure & timing
    Mar 18, 2013
    Arriving T1 9.35am from Amsterdam. Depart Aegean Air for Athens 11.00am T3 on separate ticket with cabin luggage only. I will have a printed boarding pass. Can I check in at gate or do I have to go to regular check in counters? Is there a fast track check in counter? Will I make it? Thanks


    All you need to do on arrival at FCO is follow signs to 'Boarding Area' (gates B through H). T3 has Boarding Are with gates D1-10 & 6-19. (All Boarding areas B through H are inter-connected.


    Thanks momar13. Forgot to say that I have Aegean Air app on my phone, so I can do a web check in. Where would I find a convenient kiosk in T3 to print out my boarding pass? Or do you think I'd be better to check in via a computer & have the printed document - in case I can't find a kiosk? Thanks again.


  • meeting another flightg
    Mar 9, 2013
    I will be arriving from US-United, my sister will be arriving Singapore Air from Australia , will we be arriving in same terminal if not where is good place to meet


  • HOw Much time to leave between flights?
    Feb 10, 2013
    I fly from TUrin to FCO, then USAIR to the US. I am trying to decide how much time to leave between the arrival from Turin and Departure to US? Thank you


    First find out if your departing airline from Turin will transfer your bags to US Airways & which boarding area they arrive at - if not, you would have to claim your bags and check them in with US Airways. Terminal 5 with boarding area G is for US flights. T5 can only be accessed from T3 via shuttle bus. All other terminals are connected at their boarding areas. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/fco, then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.


  • how to meet?
    Jan 31, 2013
    My mother will be arriving at terminal 5 and we will be arriving at terminal 3. Where is the best place for us to meet?


    At FCO, after passport control at Terminal 5, take the shuttle bus outside to Terminal 3. Meet your mother at T3's arrivals level, in front of the information counter.


  • Connection
    Feb 5, 2013
    How long does it atke to go from Terminal 5 (US arriving on American) to Terminal 1 (Alitalia) domestic. I will have 2 1/2 hours


    I think 30 to 45m is enough


    At FCO, after going through passport clearance, you have a choice of using the special shuttle bus at T5 to T3, then walk past the control tower and Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 (T1 & T2 are connected at Arrivals). OR take the free shuttles running between all terminals and carparks daily, every 15 mins; (during 1am-4am you can also request such shuttle by using the intercom situated at every shuttle stop.) You have enough time.




  • Can I make this flight??
    Feb 3, 2013
    I will arrive at FCO at 12:45 from London. Will I have enough time to take a flight at 3pm to Athens and which terminals will I be at? Thanks


    I suggest you open www.ifly.com/fco, then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text. Your ticket, boarding pass and on arrival the overhead screens should indicate which of Terminals 1, 2 or 3 you arrive at/ depart from. (When connecting from gate to gate, follow signs to "Boarding Area" (gates B through H). All boarding areas are inter-connected, except Terminal 5's boarding area G, which needs a shuttle. You have enough time.


    Thanks. I just wanted to make sure before I booked it. I wont get my boarding pass until later. I forgot to post that I'm leaving in June.


  • Delta FCO/United FCO
    Jan 29, 2013
    We are arriving FCO on two seperate airlines. Both arrive within ten minutes of each other. We will be headed to Testacio, Rome - not sure if by train or bus. Any recommendations what is the least expensive? Also where to meet once we arrive at FCO?


    Both airlines Delta & United use Terminal 5 at FCO. You may want to meet in front of the information counter in the Arrivals area, where you also can get some transportation information. For more information open www.ifly.com/fco & scroll down to "To get from the Airport to your destination"; also click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.


  • Delta to FCO, Meridiana to Olbia
    Jan 27, 2013
    I arrive to FCO on Delta at 7:30 a.m. and must connect to Meridiana Flight to Olbia at 10:30a.m. Can you give me directions to make the connection? Thank you.


    At FCO Delta arrives at Terminal 5 where you need to go through passport check and may need to pick up your bags if Delta does not transfer bags to Meridian, which uses Terminal 2. You have two options to get to T2: (a) take the free shuttle bus outside running between terminals and carparks every 15 mins., or (b) take the special shuttle to T3 and walk over to T2 (the control tower is between them. You have plenty of time.


  • Meeting my son arriving from Paris
    Jan 21, 2013
    I am flying from Washington, DC to FCO and my son is connecting in Paris and flying via Air France to Rome. I arrive earlier than him. Can you please suggest a meeting place since we are taking train together for the cruise port.Thank you., I


    At FCO, Air France will arrive at Terminal 1. You can meet him near the information counter in the Arrivals Hall.


  • Shuttle Service
    Jan 20, 2013
    Do I need to take the shuttle service between T3 and T1 for a connection. Arriving at t3 and departing t1


    At FCO T1 has Boarding area B & T3 Boarding areas D & H. On arrival at T1 follow signs to "Boarding Area D or H (your boarding pass and the overhead screens should indicate flight & gate numbers) - all boarding areas, except G, a inter-connected. You can also take the shuttle departing every 15 mins by requeting service via intercom at every shuttle stop.


  • Connection Time
    Jan 19, 2013
    I will be traveling .on Alitalia from LAX to FCO and then a connecting flight on the same airline to Naples. I have one hour for transfer. Is that enough time


    At FCO you will arrive at T3 and depart from T1. ( FCO's Terminals 1 & 2 are joined and share the Arrivals level; between Terminals 2 & 3 is the air control tower.) After going through passport check and customs clearance, then look for the sign to "Boarding Area B" (gates B1-B30). You have sufficient time.


  • Would we have enough time??
    Jan 16, 2013
    We are thinking about taking a flight from Marseille to Rome, then from Rome to Lamenzie Terme. Our flight from Marseille would arrives at 12:25 and our flight to Lamenzie would leave at 13:15. From what I can find, both flights are in and out of T1. Do you think that we would have enough time to make our flight to Lamenzie? Thanks...


    50 mins layover at FCO should suffice for your transfer within T1.


  • transfer
    Jan 11, 2013
    I am arriving in Terminal 2 on Easyjet from Venice and will catch another flight on Air Canada in Terminal 3. I purchased the tickets separately, so I think that I will need to collect my luggage. I have an hour and a half to make the connection. Will I be able to make that connection?


    At T2 you will need to go through passport check and pick up your bags. The domestic arrivals level of T1 shares the arrivals level of T2. At T2 you need to take the escalator to the departure level, check in your bag, go through security check and head for Boarding Area C (gates C1-16) - your time will suffice.


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