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  • Transfer Time Required
    Jun 9, 2015
    Hello, I will be arriving on BA to T3 at 10:30 with checked luggage. Making connection at T3 with Vueling to Palmero at 12:50. Do I have enough time for immigration and collect luggage, re-check in?


    That should be enough time.


    Many thanks! Would I have enough time for transfer if I have checked luggage and flights are on separate tickets?


    lam flying to fiumicina airport terminal3 then to Ancona in terminal 1 .I have a shenghen visa do l have to go to passport control or go directly to terminal1 and how can l go terminal one ( Alitalia airlines) l am coming from Amman jordam


  • Can I make an hour and 10 minute connection
    Apr 19, 2015
    If I arrive On United fight 42 from Washington DC at 810am Can I make a 920am flight on Alitalia to Brindisi?


    With checked baggage? Since you would be purchasing two separate tickets - no. Without checked baggage it might barely be possible. Still quite difficult.


    we are carrying our bags on


    Then I think if you check in online for your Alitalia flight before you leave the US, your United flight is on-time, and you run to T1 after clearing passport control, I think you can make it.


  • Terminal 1 to Terminal 5
    Apr 18, 2015
    We arrive from Palermo at 11:25 AM into Terminal 1 and leave at 12:50 PM to JFK from Terminal 5. Will we make it?


    Did you purchase your tickets separately or together? If together and your bags are checked through to JFK then you can proceed directly to your departure gate in the T3 Satellite. T5 is just for check-in and security. No flights actually leave from there.


  • Flight fr PSR to JFK
    Apr 17, 2015
    I have a flight from Pescara (PSR) to Rome (FCO) It arrives in Rome at 12:45pm. At 2:45 I have a flight to usa. 1st Question do I have to check out the baggage in Rome or it will be transported to the USA flight. 2nd How far is terminal 1 to terminal 3 and is there ground transportation between terminals


    If you purchased all your tickets together your bags will be checked through to the US. You walk from T1 to T3 - it's not that far.


  • From Helsinki to san Fransisco
    Apr 17, 2015
    I will be flying from Helsinki and trying to catch a connecting flight to San Fransisco. I have 1 hour 40 minutes time for that (arrival 10.15, departure 11.15). I arrive to T3 and I have to reach T5. What is the quickest way and route?


    Did you purchase two separate tickets or one ticket together? If one ticket you don't actually have to go to Terminal 5, you will just go to your departure gate in the T3 satellite and present yourself at the gate for the security checks they would do in T5.


    I have one ticket together. But how can it be that I won't have to go to T5 even if American Airlines leaves from that terminal?


    No flights leave from T5. T5 is just a check-in and security processing center for US airlines and El Al. After clearing security in T5, passengers are bused to the T3 satellite.


    So one more question: When I'll arrive in terminal 3. Should I or should I not go to T5 or just to my departure gate? Thank you for your patience!


    You should not have to go to Terminal 5 if your bags are checked through to your final destination.


  • Transfer time - typo
    Apr 15, 2015
    12:50 AM flight is to JFK on Delta airlines


    OK, I see it now. Yes, that should barely be enough time. You will have to hurry to the shuttle bus to Terminal 5 after collecting your bags from Aegean.


  • Transfer time
    Apr 15, 2015
    I have flight from Athens on Aegan/Olympic arriving at 10:00 AM with a separately booked flight to JCK departing at 12:50 PM on a Monday in August. Is this enough transfer time?


    Where are you connecting? Where are you going? What airline are you flying? JCK is Julia Creek, Australia, which does not have scheduled airline service.


  • Transfer time
    Apr 14, 2015
    I am booked for Alitalia leaving from JFK and landing in FCO 6:45AM, I have a connection to Athens on Alitalia leaving at 8:40AM. Is that sufficient time between flights? Do I have to go through immigration before boarding my connection flight?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. Yes, you will go through Schengen passport control on your route from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connection from Chicago
    Apr 15, 2015
    We will be flying in from Chicago to FCO and trying to catch a connecting flight to Trieste for a cruise. The flight in is on a Delta/AItalia codeshare landing in FCO at 720am. The flight to Trieste is AItalia at 920am. Will 2 hours be enough time to transfer flights? We have never flown through FCO. Will we be able to check bags through FCO if our flight to Trieste is on a separate itenerary (although the same airline)? From other threads I have been reading here it sounds as if that will save significant time. I could not find any information online concerning the ontime percentage of this flight. It would probably be good to know as well if the FCO - TRS flight is commonly full in case we have to take a later one. Any insight is greatly appreciated.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. You can show your Rome-Trieste confirmation to the Alitalia agent in Chicago and they can probably check your bag through to Trieste. Alitalia is not known for being on-time but 2 hours is plenty of time to make your connection.


    Thank you ZAP. I am presuming we will need to go through security after un-boarding and passport control both? Any idea on what terminals we would land at/take off from? This information is not yet available. I would like to plan for it as much as I can before hand with the short window. Any other advice you believe we will need?


    Yes, you will have to go through passport control. You will arrive in Terminal 3 and depart from Terminal 1.


  • transfer time
    Apr 8, 2015
    I am booked on an AA mileage ticket from LAX to FCO arriving at 7:35am with checked luggage. I need to book a flight to CTA. There are frequent Alitalia flights. How much time should I leave between flights? Thank you.


    I would leave a minimum of 2 hours, preferably 3.


  • from t1 to t5
    Apr 29, 2015
    i m travelling from Cairo to Atlanta through Rome. The arrival from Cairo will be to T1 and the departure from Rome will be from T5. I want to know the way to reach T5 is it walking of by a vehicle and if so what about immigration since i have only visa for USA


    sorry arrival from cairo will be to T3


    Your flight to Atlanta will actually depart from the T3 Satellite. if you purchased your tickets together your bags will be checked through to Atlanta in Cairo and you can go directly to your departure gate in Rome. You may have to see the Delta desk at your departure gate to answer some security questions before boarding. You will need a Schengen Airport Transit Visa issued by the Italian Consulate or Embassy for this transfer.


    thanks for your response. I would like to ask about this schingen airport transit visa is it necessary for transit passengers not leaving the airport, and if so it will be issued at the airport or need application at the consulate. additionally i read that departures to USA is from T5 this what u mean by T3 satellite and where should i find a bus ride to reach T5


  • transfers
    Apr 3, 2015
    Forgot to mention Ryanair flight in is internal from Lamezia. Lands at 21.20 on a Sunday


  • transfer times
    Apr 3, 2015
    I arrive at FCO with Ryanair to connect with Norwegian to LGW. Ryanair have just changed my flight time and I now only have 40 minutes to make the connection. I do not know where Ryanair land but Norwegian are going from T3. Is this possible with no luggage to check in? Thanks. Sean


    I would be really difficult. Your Ryanair flight will arrive in Terminal 2


  • Tight connection T3 1h 55 min
    Apr 2, 2015
    I will be arriving with Norwegian at 14:45 in terminal 3 and will fly out with Viueling at 16:40. Is 1h 55min enough transfer time when I have checked in luggage?


    I think it should be possible as long as your Norwegian flight is on-time.


  • YYZ-FCO-SVO transfer
    Apr 4, 2015
    I will fly from Canada to FCO in July, arrive 13:00 at T3. And connect to Moscow SVO at 15:15, from T1. Both segments are Alitalia, in one ticket. I will only have hand luggage. Is the connection time (2h15m) sufficient? Do I need to go through Passport Control at T3 to enter Schengen Area and again Passport Control at T1 to exit Schengen and have security check at T1? I am non-EU citizen holding a Schengen visa. How long would be the walk from T3 to T1? Thanks!


    I think that should be plenty of time. I do not believe you will have to go through Schengen passport control. I believe all non-schengen gates are connected.


    ZAP, good to know there is connection all within the secured area between T1 and T3, thank you!


    Are you sure that Terminal 3 & Terminal 1 are connected in air side.


    I booked my ticket from JFK to CAI through FCO my flight will arrive on T3 and my second leg will be depart from T1. knowing that i am not EU nor having schengen visa. so is there airside transfer from T3 to T1.


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