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  • Meeting tip
    Feb 14, 2016
    I arrive in Rome at terminal 1, 20 minutes before my friends arrive at terminal 3. Any suggestions as to how and where we should meet to travel into the city together?


  • coming from Moscow to Cairo through alitalia do I need a transit visa?
    Feb 6, 2016
    coming from Moscow to Cairo through alitalia do I need a transit visa?


    and I have to change between t3 and t1


    What country are you a citizen of?


    Egyptian and I'm living in Russia


    This should be a sterile international to international connection which means you don't need a full Schengen transit visa and Egyptians are exempt from needing a Schengen Airport Transit visa, so you shouldn't need one.


    thank you so much


    I will be flying from Nairobi (Kenya) to London (UK) and i land at terminal 3 but i depart to London from terminal 1. I am a Kenyan citizen. Would i require a schengen visa to move from terminal 3 to terminal 1?


  • Security+Passport Control Wait Time at Fiumicino Terminal 3 At 6 A.M.
    Dec 20, 2015
    I get to Fiumicino Terminal 3 at 5:48 A.M. for a 7:10 A.M. flight. I have already checked in and have my boarding pass, but need to check-in my bags. How long is security and passport control at this hour? Have I allotted enough time for myself to get to boarding on time? I heard American citizens have a separate queue at security and passport control? Is this true? I am travelling to the U.S. via Istanbul on Turkish Airlines.


    I arrive at the airport by the FL1 Train.


  • Requirement of Visa and how how to spent time
    Nov 28, 2015
    Hello. I have alitalio flight to Atlanta on 3 rd january from Mumbai with 6 hrs of connecting time at Abu Dhabi and Rome.. Do need Visa at two places and how to spent 6 hrs..pl help.. Regards..


    If both tickets are on the same reservation then you won't need a Visa - you will be able to do a sterile transfer in Rome. Also you will not need a Schengen airport transit visa if you have a valid visa to visit/enter the US. You will just have to find something to do for 6 hours as you will not be allowed to leave the sterile area of the airport.


  • 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. http://www.schengenvisainfo.com/transit-schengen-visa/


  • Meeting family
    Oct 3, 2014
    Flying on AA and family flying Delta how do we connect with each other? Could we meet in baggage claim area? First time in Itally and I'm clueless! Thanks for the help....


    Yes, you can meet in baggage claim area as both flights will use the same one, however, if your flights don't arrive at the same time, then Immigration officials won't want you hanging out there. In that case you should go through customs and meet at a big sign that says Meeting Point - http://www.roninrome.com/%20transportation/where-to-meet-at-fco


    Thank you


  • Arrival passenger pick up area
    Sep 18, 2014
    Is the baggage claim area on the same level and close to the area where a taxi/van would pick you up?


    What Terminal? Schengen or non-schengen flight?


  • On Ethiad to Rome
    Sep 12, 2014
    Hi I am travelling from Bengaluru, India to Trieste on AZ-Alitalia, at Rome I have transfer from terminal 3 to terminal 1 to catch the flight to Trieste and I have 2 hours time, will it be sufficient and how long it takes for transfer and immigration


    2 hours should be enough time for your connection.


  • connection time between FCO - DBV and check-in
    Sep 5, 2014
    Hi, I will arrive on Rome FCO at 11:20h with TAP from Porto (Portugal) and I have a flight from Vueling to Dubrovnik at 12:35h. Since Vueling doesn't allow me to check in online in advance for flights between FCO and DBV, I will need to get out, go to check-in counter of Vueling, which closes 45min before departure, make my check in and pass again through security and go to gate for Vueling flight. Both flights are at Terminal 3. My questions are: 1. Are 20 min enough to get out the plane and arrive to check-in counter? 2. Will 20 min be enough again to go back from check-in counter to Gate of departure of Vueling to DBV? 3. Do I need to pass any passport/documents control to flight from Rome to Dubrovnik (I'm a EU citizen)? 4. Is it easy to find the check-in counters when you exit the arrivals gate? Any hints? 5. Is there any way of making the checking at FCO with Vueling without leaving the security zone of Terminal 3 to reenter it again after check in? Thank you in advance for your help and I hope you can provide me some tips. Thanks. Paulo


    20 minutes is probably enough but it certainly leaves very little room for any delays. There is Schengen exit passport control when you enter the gate wing for your flight to Dubrovnik. I can't say without a doubt that it will be impossible for you to make this connection, but it will be very very difficult.


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