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We are on a 5:30pm flight to Athens from FCO. What time should we arrive at the airport?
Since it's within Schengen you should be OK getting there at about 4:30.
Hello. We are arriving on Delta from JFK on Sunday morning at 7:10am. I would like to reserve our train ride to Florence, but would like an idea of approximately how much time to allow for getting our luggage, going through customs, and getting to the train departure site. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
upon leaving plane, does passenger go first to baggage and then customs? Or customs, then baggage?
They go to Passport control, then baggage claim, then customs (although Customs in Europe is really informal since they inspect your bags before they put them on the carousel).
Can someone advise me if we will need to go through Customs only in Rome and then recheck our baggage from FCO to ATL since we are on 2 different reservations using frequent flyer points. Taking Delta. Also how much time to get from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5?
I would want at least 2.5 hours for this transfer. Yes, you will have to go through Schengen Entry passport control upon arrival in order to claim your bags and go to T5.
Flying TLV - FCO - JFK. I have a 1hr 25 minutes layover all on one ticket, all Alitalia (klm codeshare). Is this enough time? Which terminal will I land in and from which will I take off from? How far apart are they?

Thanks!
You will both arrive and depart from Terminal 3. You have enough time.
Supposed to be flying in that morning via Aer Lingus from Dublin with afternoon departure to Catania via Alitalia. Does anyone have any info to share about likelihood, alternatives, etc? Will any personnel at the airpot be working, for luggage collection, etc.? Thanks.
I looked on the map for FCO T3 and it doesn't show the long term luggage storage area. Where is the luggage storage exactly? We have a very short layover and I'd like to have a plan. Thanks!
MY DAUGHTER IS FLYING IN TO ROME FROM CLT AND ARRIVING 2 HRS BEFORE WE ARRIVE FROM BOSTON. WE ARE ALL GOING ON A FLIGHT 2 HRS AFTER WE ARRIVE FROM BOSTON TO PALERMO. WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE FOR HER TO MEET US IN THE AIRPORT?
Since it sounds like the flight to Palermo is on a separate reservation, I recommend meeting at the check-in area for the airline you are flying to Palermo.
The flight to Palermo is the final destination of the original flight. I guess what I am really asking, is ...is it possible for my daughter to get off her plane at T3 and find out what gate we come in at and wait for us before going through customs? Or, after deplaning, does she need to go through customs?
I need to know if there is enough time for me to catch a plane to Belgrade, with arriving previously from Chicago with 1h and 55 layover in Rome? Is it complicated to move from one arriving from Chicago to one departing to Belgrade. Only carry on luggage?
Thank you very much
Are both flights on Alitalia?
Flying to Rome from BCN and coming back the same day (should arrive at FCO at 8am and the flight back to BCN is at 22:05pm). I know that this depends on how many flights are there before mine but, how long should I expect to pass through immigration at FCO (have an American passport)? And also, is there a separate line dedicated to just stamping boarding passes at the Ryanair checkin desk at FCO (no checked bags, just a carry-on purse!)?
There is no immigration when traveling between Italy and Spain as they are both in the Schengen area.
Does this mean there is no time needed [wasted] to wait in a passport control line even with an American passport?! Does this also mean there is no entry stamp for my passport?
Yes, for immigration purposes you don't cross a border when going from Italy to Spain.