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  • How far is terminal 3 from termnal 1?
    Dec 22, 2015
    Hi, I'll arrive from NY to FCO at 08:40 in terminal 3 and my next flight is from terminal 1 at 09:30 (50 min), it is very close to Alitalia's MCT... both flights are Alitalia Linee's, I'm traveling alone, but I'm not from Schengen area, so I'll probably have passport check, Is it possible to make it on time?


    They are close to each other. It's possible if your flight from New York is on-time.


    Thanks! I really hope so:) I don't need to wait for my baggage though, right?


    Yes, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Rome.


    Thank you very much!


  • short terminal connections time with a 3 year kid
    Dec 17, 2015
    Hi, this saturday we travel from BCN to TKY with ALITALIA and a flight connection at FCO airport. We land at 13.35 from BCN in terminal 1 and the next flight is boarding at 14.10 (departure at 15.00) in terminal 3. I'm pretty sure that we have time for this connection but we travel with our 3 year old kid so it will be more difficult to be fast. So my question is: how to ask to someone (airport or Alitalia staff) to help us to get to terminal 3 with our son? Thanks in advance for your reply. Regards, Sam


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. Do you normally have trouble walking down hallways with your son? If not I don't see why you'd need anyone else's help in this instance.


    Many thank's for your quick reply! We don't plan to have issues with our son walking so it looks good! Regards, Sam


    Dec 16, 2015
    I have an Alitalia flight from Belgrade to Rome at 1:40 PM There is a KLM flight from Rome to Toronto at 3:15 PM Will 1hr 35m be enough time to pick-up bags and go through customs/passport control?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation then you won't have to pick up bags or go through passport control. Also, both flights will be operated by Alitalia.


  • Bari to Miami
    Dec 19, 2015
    We will be flying from Bari to Miami in March. We will be on Alitalia with US passports. The connection time in FCO is only 1:20. Should this be enough? The baggage goes straight through, doesn't it?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Your baggage will go straight through and the only formalities you have to go through in Rome is Schengen Exit passport control.


    Thank you


  • FCO Alitalia Connection
    Dec 11, 2015
    Hi. I have a 1hr 10 connection time, I fly in CAIRO-ROME (alitalia) then ROME-BARCELONA. Will this be enough time to change? I have an EU Passport


    Yes, that should be enough time. However, since you are coming from Cairo you may be subject to extra scrutiny going through Schengen Passport control and security.


  • VCE-FCO-JFK connectino time
    Dec 10, 2015
    I will be traveling on Monday Jan. 4 on AZ from VCE-FCO connecting to FCO-JFK (also Alitalia). This will be my first time through the Rome airport and I'm a bit worried about the connection time-- my original booking allowed for 3 hours, due to a flight schedule change I'll have only 80 minutes. If it makes any difference I'll be traveling in the "Magnifica" class on an award ticket, and I will have checked a bag (which I assume will be automatically transferred in Rome). Thanks for any reassurance!


    Yes, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate in Terminal 1 to your departure gate in Terminal 3. You will go through Schengen exit passport control on your way which is a very brief process. You should have enough time. You don't have to do anything with your baggage.


  • Transferring from T1 to T3
    Dec 9, 2015
    I arrive at 1745 into FCO, need to transfer from T1 to T3, my flight to AUH departs at 2145, will I have enough time to collect my bags and re-checkin with EY?


    That should be plenty of time - 4 hours is a ton of time. Also Alitalia and Etihad have a codeshare agreement. Unless you purchased two separate tickets you won't have to claim your bags in Rome.


    Thank you for your response, yes I have booked two seperate tickets, it's with Blue Air and EY.


    Blue Air flights arrive in Terminal 2


  • Will I have time to make my connection?
    Dec 26, 2015
    I arrive at FCO on a KLM flight from ATL. I only have 1 hr 10 min to make my connection on a KLM flight to CTA. Is this doable? I realize I'll need to go through passport control, but is it possible to check my bags all the way through from ATL to Sicily?


    Yes, your bags will be checked through to Sicily, you won't have to claim them in Rome. Also note that your first flight will be operated by Delta and your second will be operated by Alitalia - neither will be operated by KLM. You can make that connection.


    I am on a similar flight tomorrow. Delta from ATL (arrive 9:20 am) and then to Malta. 1:20 minute layover. Delta webs says budget an extra 45 minutes to move from Term 3 to Term 1. Q1: Will I have to recheck luggage? Q2: Is this time doable? Q3: Is there a expedited lane for Business Class ticket holders?


  • BA to AGean
    Dec 2, 2015
    we arrive BA from London at 4;10pm and need to connect to Agean to Athens at 5:25pm , will that be enough time ?


    Without checked baggage that should be enough time. With checked baggage on two separate itineraries it might be a little difficult to get through passport control, claim your bags, and get them to the Aegean check-in counter on-time.


  • Vancouver to Rome with BA then Alitalia to Palermo 1h45min
    Nov 21, 2015
    I am booking a flight from Expedia and am concerned that I won't have enough time to get my luggage checked to arrive safely. Will carry on my luggage with first leg of trip on British Airways. Once I arrive in Terminal 3 at FCO I have 1h 45 m before my Alitalia flight departs Terminal 1 for Palermo. I am guessing I will have to clear customs and then head to Terminal 1 and check bag with Alitalia (their carry-on limit is much smaller than BA). Can I avoid security and get directly to check in with Alitalia? I am worried about the time and want to avoid my bag not arriving in Palermo with me. Advice? Tips?


    You will have to go through security because the baggage claim is outside security. You should barely have enough time if your British Airways flight is on-time.


    Thanks for your reply, Zap. If my British Airways luggage is carry on, can't I avoid security? I will need to check the bag at Alitalia though, as their carry-on baggage allowance is much less.


    No, you can't avoid security. The Alitalia baggage check desks are outside security.


  • will i make my next flight
    Nov 20, 2015
    I arrive at 8.00amat FCO from Singapore and need to take a flight to Naples at 10.00am, will I have time to collect my luggage and then chec kin for the 10.00 flight?


    That should be enough time.


  • Malta to Rome then Rome to Atlanta
    Nov 20, 2015
    I'm flying from Malta thru airmalta to Rome. I have connecting flight going to Atlanta delta airlines. Do I need to pick my luggage and recheck in again pls? Lay over 1 hrs and 50 minutes is this enough ? I bought my ticket together. I'm holding a European passport. Thanks


    Air Malta should be able to check your bag through to Delta in Malta.


  • Malta to Rome then Rome to Atlanta
    Nov 19, 2015
    I'm flying from Malta thru airmalta to Rome. I have connecting flight going to Atlanta delta airlines. Do I need to pick my luggage and recheck in again pls? Lay over 1 hrs and 50 minutes is this enough ? I bought my ticket together. I'm holding a European passport. Thanks


  • Athens to Amsterdam
    Nov 16, 2015
    I am flying from Athens to Amsterdam with a very short connection in FCO. Alitalia 721 arriving 8:05pm from Athens. Alitalia 7716 departing to Amsterdam at 9:00pm. No checked bags. Is this enough time to make the connection?


    That should be enough time as long as your flight from Athens is on-time.


  • 1 hr. connection, Athens-Palermo
    Nov 12, 2015
    Flying Vueling from Athens to Palermo, with only 1 hr connection through FCO. Will that be enough time to connect? Thank you.


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Am assuming the gates are in the same terminal at FCO?


    Yes, they should be very close to each other.


    Thank you ZAP! A great help!


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