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  • enough time and process?
    Jun 16, 2016
    travelling from Philadelphia to Rome on American Airlines arr Rome 9:15am on June25--separate ticket on Alitalia to Florence departing 10:25 am...is this enough time? confused on whether we have to get our bags and go through another terminal again after passport control or not--how likely is it we will make the connection?


    With checked bags that is not enough time. You will have to transfer them yourself from American to Alitalia.


  • Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 in about an hour?
    Jun 16, 2016
    Hi I am traveling from the US and landing in FCO at 7:45am and have another flight at 9:25am on Atalia Air with no checked bags (carry on only) I believe I will have to go from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 to catch the flight. I am a US citizen so will have to go through passport control and these are two separate tickets so I most likely will have to go through security again. Would I have enough time to catch my flight? Sounds like the steps are: 1. Get off plane 2. Go through passport control 3. Walk to Terminal 1 4. Security Line 5. Go to the Gate. Will I have enough time? Any thoughts would be much appreciated! Thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time. You can check in online for your Alitalia flight and then you can go directly to passport control and your departure gate. You won't have to go through security.


    Thanks for your response. I won't have to go through security again even though I have a separate ticket and am entering a different terminal?


    Since you're coming from the US, no, you won't. Even if you don't check in online for your Alitalia flight you can get your boarding pass from the Alitalia transfer desk.


    Jun 28, 2016
    Had an hour and 15mins. connecting time in FCO from AUH going to TXL by Air Berlin. Is it enough and how to transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1? Should I go through Passport Control or any checking? Thanks.


    Yes, you will go through passport control and security and then to your departure gate. That is a difficult transfer.


    It is difficult but possible? I don't have to collect my baggage. At which point may it be difficult and any advice so I can possibly catch my Berlin flight? Thank you.


  • from Budapest to NEW YORK through ROMA
    Jun 14, 2016
    Hello, I have flight 16.6.2016 from BUDAPEST to NEW YORK with transit in ROMA. Arrival to T1 at 8.45 and Departure from T3 at 9.40. Both flights on 1 ticket with Alitalia. Are 55 minutes enough ? Should I go trough passport control in ROMA? What skould I do in FCO? Just go from T1 to T3 to my departure gate?


    In Rome you will go through Schengen Exit passport control and to your departure gate. You should have just enough time.


    Schengen EXIT passport control is in my departure Terminal T3 or where should I go?


    Yes, I believe you will go through it in T3 on the way to your departure gate.


    Thank you :)


  • Transferring through Rome Terminal 3 to Terminal 3
    Jun 13, 2016
    I will be departing JFK on Alitalia, and will be transferring to Montenegro Airlines which is code shared with Alitalia. It is one itinerary and luggage will be transferred to my final destination. Will Alitalia print me my connection flight boarding pass which is code shared. Also, what is my procedure in FCO? Will I have to go through passport control or security? Thank You


    Alitalia should be able to issue both boarding passes at your Origin. Otherwise you can get it from the Montenegro Airlines transfer desk in Rome. You should not have to go through passport control or security.


  • Bangkok - Rome - Cagliari
    Jun 9, 2016
    I'm going to arrive in FCO at 6:50AM from Bangkok on Thai Airlines, and make a connection to Cagliari on Alitalia at either 9:30 or 10:55. I'd prefer to get the earlier flight; would 2.5hrs be enough to make the transfer? I'll have carry-on luggage only.


    Jun 8, 2016
    I am traveling O'Hare-FCO on Alitalia Business Class, connecting in 2 hours 30 minutes to FCO-Warsaw, also on Alitalia Business Class. Will have checked bags and U.S. passports. Will this be enough time?


  • Detroit/Rome/Athens
    Jun 7, 2016
    I am flying from the USA and have a 1hr 5 min layover in Rome going to ATH. Will I have to go through passport control and security? In the rome airport, is there an expedited passport/security line for first-class? Does anyone know if these are in the same terminals? Thank you!


    You will go through Passport control, but don't have to go through security. You will arrive in Terminal 3 but depart from Terminal 1 (assuming you are flying to Athens on Alitalia), but they are all connected.


  • Chicago / Rome / Zadar -- will i have enough time?
    Jun 6, 2016
    My flight would get into Rome at 10:30 via Chicago/O'Hare. Then I would need to claim my baggage and go through customs and check-in for another flight on Vueling (booked separately) to Zadar, Croatia at 12:40 (including security screening again.) I would only have 2 hours and 10 minutes. Will I have enough time for all of that? Are the gates for these in the same terminal


    That would be barely enough time. Yes, both flights will be in Terminal 3.


  • Is 55 minutes enough for my connection?
    Jun 4, 2016
    Hi, I will fly with Alitalia, I will arrive to FCO at 08:45 from Budapest to Terminal 1 and my flight to New York departs at 09:40 from Terminal 3. My flight tickets are on the same reservation. I have only 55 minutes to change planes (and terminals), do you think this is enough time? I am a bit worried that I will miss my second flight.


    That should be enough time if your flight from Budapest is on-time.


  • Only two hours before flight to Australia due to rescheduling
    Jun 2, 2016
    Hi, My flight from Malta to Rome has been rescheduled so I now have only two hours between that flight and my flight to Australia.Both flights are via terminal 3. However, the flights are on different tickets, so I will have to collect my luggage then re-book it in. Will I have to go through customs to collect my luggage and then back through security? Will I have enough time? Thank you.


    Malta and Italy are both in the Schengen area, so you don't have to go through passport control after your flight from Malta. You just claim your luggage, re-check it with your second airline, go through Schengen exit passport control, and security. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Terminal 1 to Terminal 5
    Jun 2, 2016
    I arrive at FCO on Alitalia on flight 1588 from Cagliari at termina 1 at 8:35. I have a United flight to Washington DC flight 291, that leaves from terminal 5 at 10:50. Do I take a shuttle bus from T1to T5 and will I have enough time? I only have carry on baggage.


    Yes, you have to take the shuttle bus. You have just enough time if the flight from Cagliari is on-time.


  • enough time for connections?
    May 31, 2016
    I am traveling from madrid to JFK and i have a layover in Pisa for an Hour,. Don't i need to be at Pisa three hours before departing for the usa? or do i pass all the security ib madrid and i don't need to worry in Pisa?


    Are both tickets on the same reservation or two separate reservations?


  • T1 to T5 going to DC
    Jul 15, 2016
    I arrive on ALITALIA AT T1 from Cagliari. I must go to T5 to get a United flight to DC. How do I get from T1 to T5? I have about 2 hours. Do I need to go thru security and customs?


    You take a shuttle bus. You will have to go through Security end Schengen exit passport control and then take another shuttle bus to your departure gate.


    Were you able to make this connection? Did you have checked luggage? I have almost the same connection time and am worried.


  • Connecting with no visa & separate tickets (risk?)
    May 31, 2016
    I already have a flight from BUE to FCO (Alitalia, but not bought to Alitalia directly), then I have to buy a SEPARATE flight from FCO to LED Russia (Alitalia but operated by Aeroflot). Connection time 6hs, but...: I can't exit the airport because I have no visa. I plan to have carry-on baggage only and to do the FCO-LED check-in online. I will have no boarding pass printed and have no access to counter outside transfer area. What risk do I have? What happen if online check-in fails? Do I buy the second flight (FCO-LED) from Aeroflot directly or Alitalia (code share) ?


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