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  • aitllia to US Airways flight
    May 11, 2014
    Can I go directly from a flight on Aitalia from Naples to FCO to my departing flight to Charlotte NC on US Airways with out leaving to go to terminal 5? If luggage is checked through and I have or get a boarding pass from US airways inside the terminal with out leaving


    forgot to say that I have 3 hours in FCO and both flights are on the same ticket


    Terminal 5 is used for U.S. & Israel flights. Alitalia uses Terminal 1 (T1) - one of three connected terminals T1, T2 & T3 - on arrival follow signs to Boarding area H - H gates of T3, and take the shuttle train near the entrance to H gates to T5's Satellite with Boarding Area G & G gates.


    Alitalia and US Airways do have an interline agreement so your bags will likely be transferred, however you will probably have to go to Terminal 5 to get your US Airways boarding pass and go through security.


  • enough time?
    May 4, 2014
    I am flying into FCO from JFK, then on to VCE booked straight through with Alitalia. They want to book me with only a one hour connection in Rome. Is that enough time, or should I opt for a 3-hour connection? Are the flights in the same terminal? Do I go through immigration/customs in Rome or Venice?


    You will go through Immigration in customs in T3 then your flight to Venice will be in T1. 1 hour is possible, but doesn't leave much room for delays.


    Thanks, that's what I thought. Given flight delays at JFK, I will try to book a later flight to Venice - I think there is one that gives me a two hour window. Safer, clearly. Thanks again!


  • Geoff
    May 4, 2014
    We will be arriving at terminal 3 with a connection to Athens in Terminal 1. We will have our luggage. We arrive on a Sunday morning at 7:30 AM with a 70 minute layover. Will we make our connection?


    Your transfer time at FCO is tight: Currently, all international ('Non-Schengen') flights, including U.S. flights, arrive at Terminal 3, at either Gates G or H. From there, passengers go through immigration (passport control) and - if transferring to another flight - proceed to their connecting terminal & gate. Terminal 1 has Boarding Area B, with gates B1-B30 (B14-B23 on ground level, & B27-B30 (by escalator); and B1-B13 on first level). All boarding areas of the terminals are inter-connected. Just follow signs.


    Thank you very much.


    Apr 28, 2014
    Hello ill be arriving from Tripoli to Rome at 1 pm at Terminal 3. I have an American passport. I will be going with Air Transit to Toronto at 2pm with no luggage. Is 1 hour layover enough time?


    Oh I also think Air Transat to Toronto operates out of terminal 3.


    Since Air Transat has no interline agreements, you will likely not be able to check in for your Air Transat flight before the cutoff, making your connection impossible.


  • fco connection terminal 3 to 1
    Apr 27, 2014
    I am landing at terminal 3 and have to transfer to terminal 1 for al italia flight to la mezia SUF . mu baggage is checked in to final destination. how much time does it take to walk from terminal 3 to 1 excluding the delays at passport control. I have duration of 90 mins btwn flights any other options for transfers as I remember using a train for transfer some time back.


    I am sorry but have to amend the question my luggage is not checked in and I have to take the luggage also before proceeding to terminal 1 for boarding. after taking luggage is there direct connection to the boarding gates B or how is it..


  • enough time for connection
    Apr 17, 2014
    I am travelling from Beirut to Barcelona via Rome, we will land in terminal 3 and the takeoff to Barcelona will be from terminal 1. We have an European Passport (french), and we have 90 minutes of connection in the Airport, will it be enough to make the connection


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will go through passport control as you cross over into Terminal 1.


  • Skopje to Barcelona via Rome
    Apr 11, 2014
    Hello I am arriving from Skopje at FCO in 7:20, and then departure for Barcelona at 8:30. I come from Macedonia, non Schengen conutry. Will I have enough time to make the transit?


    That should be enough time, assuming both of your flights are on Alitalia or within the same alliance.


  • rome to santorini / terminal 1 to terminal 3
    Apr 11, 2014
    Hello, taking Ailitalia flight from jfk to rome with scheduled arrival time 6:35AM then want flight from rome to Santorini. There is one at 9:50AM out of terminal 3 on airberlin. Do we have enough time for that connection??? Will we have to clear customs and go through security again? Otherwise, next flight is at 5:40PM. Thanks for help


    Yes, you will have to go through Schengen immigration, customs, and security. Also, Air Berlin does not fly from Rome to Santorini. That flight is likely operated by Meridiana.


    However, 3+ hours should be plenty of time.


  • Flying from Beirut
    Apr 9, 2014
    Flying from Beirut to Barcelona with 55 min layover in FCO I will land in terminal 3 and the plane will take off from terminal 1( flying both on Alitalia) is 55 min enough time, my luggage is checked in to my last destination


    That will be very difficult. You will have to go through Schengen immigration and security after you arrive.


    Thank you appreciate your prompt answer


  • connecting Mykonos - FC0- Bordeaux
    Apr 7, 2014
    In July we arrive from Mykonos with Easy Jet at 11.40am into FCO terminal 2, and connect to a Hop! flight departing from terminal 1 at 13.05. Do you think we have enough time to make the connection? Do we have to clear immigration?


    That should be plenty of time. Since Greece, Italy, and France are all in the Schengen Area you do not have to go through immigration.


  • Transfer time advice- enough time or not for domestic transfer
    Apr 3, 2014
    Hello, I will be travelling from Sydney to Rome on Etihad Business class, arriving 6.25am on Christmas day. I am wanting to travel to Venice that morning (separate itinerary) on Alitalia. There is a flight at 10.10am I would like to take, as the next available flight is after 2pm. Do you think there is enough time to make that 10.10am flight (if my arrival flight is on or close to time)? I can't seem to find which terminal Etihad flies in to. Thanks.


    That should be plenty of time. Your Etihad flight will arrive in Terminal 3.


    Thanks ZAP. Much appreciated.


  • Connecting at JFK - FCO - PMO.
    Apr 3, 2014
    2 hour layover in FCO. If I am flying into T3 and leaving out of T1 or vice versa, what is the best procedure for this? Thank you anyone for help!


    You have enough transfer time. When connecting from gate to gate, follow signs to "Boarding Area" (gates B through H). Terminal 1 has Boarding Area B, Terminal 3 has Boarding areas D & H (D & H gates).


  • rome - miami
    Mar 29, 2014
    hi, we are flying brussels to rome with allitalia arriving at 9.05 am at terminal 1 and leaving to miami at 10.30 am with allitalia terminal 3 will there be enough time and which is the easyest way to get to terminal 3. we have 2 children traveling along. thank you


    That should be enough time. There will be signs showing the way to your departure gate (you walk).


    You arrive at Boarding area B whose B gates are on both ground & first level. Proceed to the ground level which connects Terminals 1, 2 & 3 to their respective gate areas (follow signs). Terminal 3 has Boarding Areas D & H with corresponing gates. Your transfer time should suffice. I suggest you open, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


  • Connection from Dubrovnik to Santorini
    Mar 28, 2014
    Hi, just needing some clarification regards to making a connection flight at FCO. We are flying Dubrovnik to Rome with Vueling Airlines. Arriving at 9.20am. We then have a flight to Santorini via Athens at 11am with Aegean Airlines. That's 100mins I've checked and both are Terminal 3. Obviously their separate tickets, so was just wondering, would that be enough time between to make the Santorini flight? Rome and Greece are both in the Schengen zone, so there's no passport check, just security. Is that right? Please let me know. Thanks.


    As you had bought separate tickets, you may need to claim & re-check-in your bags, as well as getting a boarding pass for Aegean. Check with your airlines. (While Aegean belongs to the Star Alliance, Vueling does not belong to any of the 3 alliances.


  • Connection from Tel-Aviv to Frankfurt Alitalia flights
    Mar 26, 2014
    I am arriving in mid. July from Tel Aviv on Alitalia flight to terminal 3, connecting to Alitalia flight to Frankfurt Germany on terminal 1. Layover is 1hr 15min. On the way back, from Frankfurt to Tel Aviv ariving on terminal 1, departure from terminal 3 -layover is 1hr 30 min. It is the same booking and same ticket, issued by Alitalia. Would it be enough? Too risky in case of little delaey? Thanks Will we have to go through custums/immigration?


    That should be enough time. You will have to go through immigration/customs in Rome on the TLV-FCO-FRA route.


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