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  • Transfer
    Jan 5, 2016
    I am arriving on CZ645 in Rome at 7.15am on June 25th 2016, I will need to collect luggage and clear customs and am booked on flight JU531 leaving terminal 1 at 9.25am. WIll I have enough time for the transfer?


    That will be quite difficult. Both flights should actually be in Terminal 3.


  • Is 3 hrs enough time in between flights
    Jan 17, 2016
    Hi, on Saturday 11/6/16 I will arriving at FCO (from Croatia) on Iberia (operated by Vueling) in terminal 1 at 4pm. I then have a flight with Alitalia to Milan leaving from Terminal 3 at 7pm. I will have to collect my luggage and clear customs so can anyone advise if 3 hrs is enough time to do that and get to Terminal 3 for my next flight?


    Vueling arrives in Terminal 3. 3 hours should be enough time.


    thanks, my mistake I am arriving in terminal 3 and departing to Milan from terminal 1 at 7pm. Can you please confirm if I will have to collect my bags and clear customs?


    Also I am an Australian Citizen and from what I can gather I do not require a Visa or a Schengen Visa, is that correct?


  • Connection time ,Terminal 1
    Dec 31, 2015
    I am arriving FCO terminal 1 Alitalia from JFK at 8:40am with carry-on bags. we need to catch an 10:00am Alitalia flight to Palermo in Terminal 1 on a separate ticket. Will I have enough time?


    You will arrive in terminal 3, go through Schengen passport control and to your departure gate. You can get the boarding pass for your Palermo flight from the transfer desk or online. You should have enough time.


    Thank you got your response - I am a US citizen, will that still work


    Yes, regardless of citizenship you enter the Schengen Area in Rome.


    Dec 28, 2015
    I have 3 hours 10 minutes in FCO, and have to pick up my luggage and check in again for my flight to Riad. Is it enough time? Not sure about terminals as I haven't bought the tickets yet.


    That should be enough time but doesn't leave much time to spare if the flight from Berlin is delayed.


  • accessing the Tim store
    Dec 28, 2015
    Hello: I am arriving in T3 and need to go to the Tim store. Is there a way? Security check?


  • accessing the Tim store
    Dec 28, 2015
    Hello: I am arriving in T3 and need to go to the Tim store. Is there a way? Security check?


  • transfer from T3 to T5
    Dec 24, 2015
    is the transfer from T3 to T5 a big hassle? flying TLV FCO JFK arriving alitalia torome T3 and continuing to JFK via delta terminal 5 thanx


    T5 doesn't have departure gates. You can go directly to your departure gate in the T3 satellite if your bags are checked through to JFK.


    are u sure t5 has no departure ? i think they have no arrivals! thanx tons


    first of all thanx again for ur quick reply, can u describe the procedure for alitalia from tel aviv with a 1 hr 30 min layover and continuing alitalia operated by delta to jfk


    T5 is just used for check-in and security. Then they bus you to the T3 satellite. Your procedure is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which will likely both in the T3 satellite. You will likely have to go to the Delta departure gate or transfer desk to answer some security questions and get your boarding pass for your flight to JFK.


    thanx ZAP ur a real ZAPPER


  • 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?


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