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  • Delta from ATL to Meridiana FCO-OLB Terminal 3 How much time?
    Sep 4, 2014
    Arriving on Delta at 7:30 AM at FCO. Will it be possible to catch a Meridiana flight to Olbia at 8:50? I'm booked on a later flight but since it's the same terminal I'm hoping to get the earlier flight.


    It should be possible if you don't have checked bags. Might be difficult with checked bags since you'd have to have them moved.


    Thank you, very helpful site. I'm not checking a bag so I should make it.


  • time needed to connect US-Rome-Palermo-- different airlines
    Sep 4, 2014
    How much time will we need to connect from US flight to Rome to Vueling to Palermo-- and which terminals?


    You will both arrive in and depart from Terminal 3. If you have checked baggage I'd want a minimum of 2 hr 30 minutes between flights. Without checked baggage it may be doable in 90 minutes if you get your Vueling boarding pass online before leaving the US.


    what about if we take another carrier to palermo, eg ryan air/iberia? thanks


    Iberia doesn't fly from Rome to Palermo. RyanAir would require the same amount of time.


    so how long does it take to get thru customs and immigration after landing from Boston? Thanks for help.


    Probably 30-45 mins.


  • Connecting from terminal 3 to terminal 5
    Sep 5, 2014
    I am having 2hr gap from abu dhabi to atlanta ,ie terminal 3 to terminal5 is this enough and will i have to go thru immigration check and security again in terminal 5.


    No, I do not think that is enough time unless your Abu Dhabi flight is quite early. You will have to go through security and Schengen exit procedures in Terminal 5.


    ZAP....curious...if you arrive at terminal 3 Nd leave for USA from G isnt there airside so you dont have to go to T5? Especially is your bags are checked all the way


  • From rome to cagliari which terminal?
    Aug 18, 2014
    Please help. The plane from Amsterdam is delated. my son has half an hour to go to the plane to cagliari sardegna. Which terminal is this?


    Alitalia flights to Cagliari leave from Terminal 1.


  • getting from terminal 3 to terminal 5
    Aug 18, 2014
    My daughter flys into terminal 3 and has 45 minutes to get to a flight in terminal 5. Is this doable?


    She would go out front of terminal 3 and wait at the first curb for a shuttle bus to take her to T5. They come every 10 minutes approx. At T5 she gets in line for pre TSA approval (they put a little sticky on the outside of her passport denoting she has been asked the "did anyone strange ask you to put something in your bag"? questions). From there she will go into a large room to obtain her boarding pass according to airline. If she already has a boarding pass she will go straight to the TSA screening. It is doable but barely and it depends on how long the TSA line is at the time she arrives.


    45 minutes really isn't adequate. It could take her close to that just to GET to T5.


  • UsAir arr in rome
    Aug 1, 2014
    Arrive in Rome on US Air and connect to Alitalia for Palermo on separate ticket. Do I have to claim bag and go through security again . How much time


    You can ask the US Airways agent in your origin city if they can check the bag through to Palermo by showing your Alitalia confirmation as US Airways and Alitalia do have an interline agreement. Otherwise you will have to claim your bag in Rome and take it to Terminal 1 to re-check. If you do get your bag checked through to Palermo by US Airways, you can just go directly to Terminal 1 to get your boarding pass after clearing immigration. I would leave at least 2 hours for your transfer, preferably closer to 3.


  • VCE to FCO to JFK
    Aug 1, 2014
    We'll be flying 6:40am flight to Rome(FCO) from Venice (VCE), arriving at 7:45am. Our flight to New York (JFK) leaves at 9:45am. Is that plenty of time to make the connection? I'm assuming that first flight is domestic, so there won't be a problem at all. We don't plan to check any bags.


    Yes, that should be enough time, especially if your flight to JFK is on Alitalia meaning you don't have to take the shuttle to Terminal 5. If you do have to go to Terminal 5 it will be a little more difficult but still doable.


    We'll be flying out on American Airline, so it'll have to be T5, unfortunately. As long as AirItalia flight leaves on time... ;)


  • JFK - FCO - Venice. Claim baggage in Rome?
    Jul 21, 2014
    Flying American to Rome, connecting to Alitalia to Venice. Do I have to claim my bags and go through customs in Rome and then re-check? Or do the bags go through to Venice? We have 2.5 hrs in Rome.


    If your bags are only tagged through to Rome due to purchasing separate tickets, obviously you would have to claim them in Rome.


    I did not purchase the tickets separately, I purchased a flight to venice through American airlines. Obviously I know that if my bags are tagged to Rome then I would claim them in Rome. That is not the least bit helpful as an answer. What I need to know is WHETHER my bags will be tagged to Rome or Venice.


    In that case your bags should be tagged through to Venice and you will collect them when you get to Venice (in Europe you do not have to collect checked bags when entering a country if just connecting). You will just go through Passport Control as you travel from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1.


  • T3 to T1
    Jul 20, 2014
    I arrive FCO from Dubrovnik via Vueling at 1625 T3 one checked bag then depart Alitalia at 1905 for Venice. Is this enough time, and do you have tips for getting to T1 most efficiently? I don't speak/read Italian


    Yes, that should be enough time. Rome is an International airport so there's signs and really you just have to look for the sign that says T1. Maybe take a look at the map so you can orient yourself.


    Jul 17, 2014
    Arriving in Rome at 11:40am via Air Transat, terminal 3. Connecting flight not on same ticket, need to get luggage, do security, flight leaves at 2pm from terminal 1 Alitalia, do we have enough time (2hr & 20min)?


    Yes, that should be doable. You should be out of immigration by 12:30, so that leaves you 90 minutes to get to T1, check in and get through security and to your gate.


    Thanks ZAP, puts us at ease knowing we should be ok for time.


  • Connection from T3 to T1 and chech in bags
    Jul 15, 2014
    I am landing from Tunis by Alitalia at 13h45. I have connecting flight of Alitalia from T1 to venise at 17h45 For my bags I need to know if I have to carry them for the check-in at T1or Alitalia will do the transfer of my bags to the next flight.


    You will not have to carry your checked bags from T3 to T1.


  • Passport control in FCO?
    Jul 12, 2014
    I will be connecting in Rome after departing Palermo and will continue to LAX. Will I need to go through passport control in Rome? If so, is 1 hour an adequate connection (both flights are on Alitalia)?


    You will be a 'Schengen' (domestic) arrival at FCO. You are an international arrival at LAX & will need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance, before entering the arrivals hall.


  • Connection from T3 to T1 at FCO with one baggage for Check-in
    Jul 12, 2014
    I am landing from Delhi by Air India at 1905 hours at T3. I have connecting flight of Alitalia from T1 to Barcelona at 2120 hours. I have in hand one piece of baggage in Air India flight, which is to be checked-in on Alitalia flight to Barcelona at FCO airport. I need your urgent help to guide me. Firstly how to proceed at FCO T3 after Immigration Check for T1 departure. (by walk or some free shuttle bus or train/tube) Secondly, where I have to give one piece of checked-in baggage. Will there be any Alitalia transfer check-in counter at T3 or I have to carry bag and go and give at T1 check-in counter. PLEASE ASSIST AND GUIDE.


    First, I assure you that you have enough transfer time - even if you need to collect & re-check-in your bags. If you bought both legs of the journey on one ticket, or your India-departing airline will make baggage transfer to your Alialia flight (check first) - all you need to do after immigration procedure is to watch signs to 'Boarding Area' (T1 has Boarding Area B: gates B1-B30 (B14-B23 on ground level, & B27-B30 (by escalator); and B1-B13 on first level). All boarding areas are connected. NOTE: If your first airline does not transfer bags to your second one, you need to claim your bags & re-check them in with Alitalia at T1.


  • Where is Aegean Airlines
    Jul 9, 2014
    What Terminal can I find my connecting flight with Aegean Airlines?


    Aegean uses Terminal 3 at FCO.


  • Transfer from T3 to T1
    Jul 8, 2014
    Hi, I am traveling on Etihad to Rome and connectinting to Barcelona. I arrive T3 at 7:10am and the next flight(Alitalia) leaves from T1 at 8:35. Will I have time to passport check/transfer and does my baggage have to go through customs?


    If your tickets were bought on one reservation your baggage will be transfered to barcelona, you won't have to claim it in Rome.


    What about customs? So technically I will clear immigration and pick my bags up in Barcelona as a domestic flight?


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