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  • Connection from Terminal 3 to 1.
    Nov 6, 2015
    Hello. My sister-in-law is Algerian, and she needs a Schengen Visa to enter in Europe. She has a ticket with Alitalia that departs from Rio de Janeiro - Brazil to Alger - Algeria, with a connection in FCO. The first flight lands in Terminal 3 and the second departs on Terminal 1. It's a single ticket. Will she need to pass through passport control or is it possible to go from those terminals into the international area?


    Algerians do not require an airport transit visa for sterile connections. She will be making a sterile connection so should not require a Visa.


    Also, both flights will be in Terminal 3.


    Thank you for your attention. However, i'm a bit confused. On her ticket it says it will depart to Algiers from terminal 1. I also checked at FCO's website and all the flights to Algiers departs from Terminal 1. How is it possible? Thank you.


    Sorry, I thought you were going the other direction. This should still be a sterile transfer. If she is worried she can apply for a Schengen Transit visa or ask Alitalia.


  • Connection Time from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 - RE short layover 1 hr
    Nov 5, 2015
    We are arriving in Rome at 9a - our connecting flight is to Venice at 10:10a - Will 1 hour and 10 min be enough to gather bags and go through customs and immigration and recheck bags?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation you won't have to claim and re-check your bags. You will just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, passing through Schengen passport control on your way. If your first flight is on-time you should have enough time.


  • Connection time
    Nov 2, 2015
    Hello, I arrive at FCO from (Toronto) on Delta (Alitalia) at 1pm and have a connection on Alitalia to Athens at 2:50pm. I won't have any checked bags - will this give me enough time to make the flight to Athens? Thank you!


    Yes, that should be plenty of time if your flight from Toronto is on-time.


  • Advice needed before I book flights!
    Oct 27, 2015
    I want to book connecting flights from Dublin to Rome FCO with Aer Lingus and then on to Brindisi with Airitalia. There is a stopover time of 3 hours 10 mins on the way out and 2 hours 10 mins on the return connection. Is this enough time to move between terminals? Thank you for any advice you can give me.


    That should be enough time, especially on the way there.


  • Connection Time
    Jan 9, 2015
    I will be arriving from Athens on Aegean Airlines at 10:00. Is it possible to make a US Airways connection at 11:20?


    If you purchased separate tickets, no, that's not enough time.


  • enough time to go through security?
    Jan 2, 2015
    Hello. I am making my travel plans early. I will arrive at FCO at 4:15am by bus from Pescara, Italy at either T1 ot T3. I would like to book a Lufthansa flight leaving aFCOt 6:40am to Frankfurt, and from there fly home to Orlando. I have a US passport. Is that sufficient time (presuming I am off the bus with my luggage by 4:30am to get through Passport Control, Security, check my suitcases, and board my flight? Thank you very much. Gina.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time.


    Thank you so much, and Happy New Year!


  • baggage with 12 hours connection flight
    Dec 25, 2014
    Hi, I'm flying with Alitalia from TLV to Venice with a 12 hours connection in Rome. will my baggage be checked in once in TLV up to final destination, or should I re-check in the baggage in Rome for the Venice flight? Thanks in advance. Alexst.


  • connection from T1 to T3 in 1 hour
    Dec 15, 2014
    I am coming from Florence(Italy) in Alitalia and landing on terminal 1 at 19:45 pm. I have connecting flight Emirates to Dubai at 20:45 pm from terminal 3. I need to know if i need to claim the baggage ? how much time security check would take ? Is it possible to make everything in 1 hours. Appreciate your help.


    i really need to know above questions answer,


    If you purchased your tickets together you have enough time as your bags will be transferred to Emirates, you just need to RUN to the Emirates transfer desk. If you purchased two separate tickets you have no chance, you need to get an earlier flight to Rome.


    Thanks ZAP. I have got the tickets together so my bags got transferred to final place. The moment i got down at domestic i started running and reached to skybus 7-8 mins (terminal signs are very clear, no need to ask) then 5 mins in passport control, Pretty much 15 mins i reached to emirates desk where i got the actual boarding pass and was in front of boarding gate. People kept coming i believe next 30 mins. So 1 hour is sufficient unless something happens unexpectedly


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