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  • Cruise Transfer and Security Timing
    Mar 30, 2015
    My wife and I will be in Italy for a cruise in June. We can get off the ship and into a cab by about 7:30AM to drive to the airport (budgeting 1.5 hrs). To arrive around 9:00AM. If we have a flight to CPH, Denmark at 11:45, does that give us enough time to go through security and get to the gate? We are Americans and do not have Global Entry. Thank you so much for the help!


    Yes, that is PLENTY of time. Italy and Denmark are both in the Schengen Area, there are no border controls and very little security. You could arrive as late as 10:45 and make your flight.


    So sorry. Just got an update. So we actually can't get off the ship til 8. And I should have mentioned we fly through LHR. Still ok? THANK YOU!


    So sorry. Just got an update. So we actually can't get off the ship til 8. And I should have mentioned we fly through LHR. Still ok? THANK YOU!


    It should still be enough time. That still has you arriving over 2 hours before your flight.


  • Terminal distance
    Feb 25, 2015
    I am flying in on Air Canada (terminal 3) and meeting friends at Delta (terminal 5?). Is it far to walk with my bags?


    You will all arrive in Terminal 3. Terminal 5 is a departure only terminal.


  • meeting relative
    Feb 24, 2015
    Hi I am travelling from new York to palermo and arriving at t3 and then go to t1 to take the flight to Palermo , my sister lives in Rome and would like to meet me at the airport to say hello, is it possible and if so , how? THANKS


    You could if you completely exited the airport to walk to T1 vs. following the pathways for connecting passengers. Also, you'll have to have a pretty long connection for it to be worth it.


    Feb 17, 2015
    I am travelling in Etihad Airways from India to UK with 2 stops in Abu Dhabi and ROME FCO respectively. Do i need a transit visa for FCO ? The connection time is about 7 hours. Please Guide !


    The Schengen zone has a very detailed page describing what to do in your situation and whether you need one or not:


  • Enquiry on Etihad Airline 7065 and 7091 - Abu Dhabi-Rome-Barcelona
    Feb 9, 2015
    Hi I have a flight Etihad 7065 departing Abu Dhabi on March 1st 9AM. Arriving at Rome FCO. Which terminal does this arrive at Rome? This is Operated by (AZ) Alitalia 853. The layover is for 1.75 Hours. And then I have a connecting flight Etihad 7091 from ROME FCO to Barcelona. Which is the departing terminal? Do I have to exit the airport terminals , check out luggage and check in again during this layover? How do I check if Etihad will handle the luggage through and through? Do I need to get my visa stamped on arrival and departure at Rome FCO?


    You will follow signs to your departure gate in Terminal 1. On your way you will go through Schengen passport control. You have enough time. You do not have to do anything with your baggage.


  • Connecting flight
    Jan 28, 2015
    I'm flying from Dubrovnik to FCO and arrive at 10:35, I have a connection to Montreal Canada at 11:30. My bags will be checked through, will I have enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which should both be in the T3 Satellite.


  • from terminal 1 to terminal 3
    Jan 26, 2015
    Landing at terminal 1 - meeting friends in terminal 3 - With my luggage, how do I get to terminal 3 without going to customs again.


    You will have to meet them in the arrivals level of Terminal 3. The "meeting spot" is in such a location.


  • .....
    Jan 15, 2015
    i come from tirana to fiumincio in 07:15 at terminal 3.....and then i have the flights to amsterdam, departure is in 9:00 in terminal 1...... is enough time 1:45 minutes to go from terminal 3 to terminal 1?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. You will go through Schengen passport control on your route from T3 to T1.


  • Termini to FCO
    Jan 9, 2015
    My USAir flight leaves at 11:35 am . Planned to take the express train from Termini to FCO. How many hours in advance should i arrive ? 2 or 3 (travel in 2 weeks )


    If you can, 3. It takes awhile to get from the train station at FCO to Terminal 5.


  • T1 to T3 in 2 hours?
    Dec 28, 2014
    I am landing in T1 from Venice at 9 am. I have to collect my luggage and check in Business Class at Emirates deskin T3 and board flight to Dubai at 11 am. Will I be able to make it?


    That should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • terminal 1 to 3
    Oct 30, 2014
    I am flying tirana to Rome on Alitalia And transferring to a Alitalia flight to Venice. I have about 1 hour and 25 minutes to make the connection. Is that enough time? What is the easiest way to get from one flight to the other.terminal 1 to 3 ?


    You have the terminals backwards. You will arrive in Terminal 3 and depart from Terminal 1. You will go through Schengen Passport Control during your connection. You should have enough time.


  • terminal 1 to terminal 3
    Oct 30, 2014
    I am flying Tirana Rome on Alitalia And transferring to a Alitalia flight to Venice. I have about an hour and fifteen minutes to make the connection. Is that enough time? What is the easiest way to get from one flight yo the other terminal 1 to terminal 3 ?


  • transfer between terminal 3 and terminal 1
    Oct 29, 2014
    Arriving from Toronto at terminal 3 at 1:15pm. Connecting flight Alitilia terminal 1 to Munich at 2:35pm terminal 1. We don't have EU passports. Will we be able to make our connection ?


    Forgot to say both flights are Alitalia


  • Transfer from Helsinki to Malta
    Oct 22, 2014
    My friend is flying to Rome by Finnair (AY781). It will be there at 10.15. Connection to Malta goes at 11.00 KM613. What should they know? Is connection possible?


    Since both flights are within Schengen they should both be within the same wing of the terminal. Youf friend should check in online for her Air Malta flight before she leaves Finland so that she has her boarding pass.


  • Airport Transit Visa
    Oct 20, 2014
    I am a SriLankan and purchased my ticket from Sri Lanka to Canada with connection in Rome. I will be arriving FCO on UL (Srilankan) flight to FCO and after 4 hours boarding to Alitalia flight to Toronto (entire journey in one ticket). My baggages will be directly checked through to Toronto. Please let me know whether I need to get Airport Transit Visa to get to my next flight.


    You need to apply for an "A" Category Schengen Transit Visa at the Italian embassy or consulate.


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