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  • arrival/departuew areas/gatrs
    Feb 25, 2014
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    We will be arriving at Terminal 3 aboard United/Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt. Does anyone know which area-G or H? Then departing Terminal 1 on Alitalia for Venice at 2:30 PM. Which gate?? Trying to save time. Thanks Marjorie

     

    You arrive at Terminal 3, Boarding Area H & depart from Terminal 1, Boarding Area B. On arrival, simply follow signs to 'Boarding Area" (gates H - B). (G gates at T5 ar onl for US & Israel flights). Terminal 1 has Boarding Area B & gates B1-B30 (B14-B23 on ground level, & B27-B30 (by escalator); and B1-B13 on first level).

     

  • Customs
    Feb 8, 2014
    1
    If I travel from LBA (Leeds, GB) to FCO with a US passport, what customs line, if any, do I use, and how long will it take?

     

    There will likely be a line for Non-EU passport holders. Yes, you will have to go through Immigration and Customs as the UK is not in the Schengen area.

     

  • How Long to Clear Customs?
    Dec 2, 2013
    1
    This forum is incredibly helpful. We are flying from Atlanta to FCO next wek. Do you get your checked bags befors going through customs? We have a driver picking us up but i don't know how long it will take to get bags and clear customs. He charges an extra fee if he has to wait too long. Thanks!

     

    I would estimate it will take 30-45 minutes.

     

  • Arrival Meeting
    Aug 24, 2013
    1
    I am arriving from USA on a connection flight from Amsterdam on KLM and want to meet friends that are arriving on an American A/L flight from JFK. Will we be arriving at the same terminal and where is a good meeting point? Their flight is scheduled to arrive two hours earlier than mine.

     

    Yes, you will be both arriving in Terminal 3, but different parts of Terminal 3. Here is a good guide to navigating FCO - http://www.roninrome.com/%20transportation/where-to-meet-at-fco

     

  • Showers in airport
    Aug 12, 2013
    0
    ARe there any showers in this airport for day use?

     

  • I have a stoppover in rome's FCO airport.
    Jul 22, 2013
    0
    I intend to take a flight to Casablanca (Morocco) ticket to Paris, but Alitalia's ticket has stopover in Rome (FCO airport), and between the arrival and departure from Rome to Paris I have 16 hours, is there any service to keep my bags while I go and visit the city during this time even if it's just for the smell the air of Rome.

     

  • How to get from T1 to T5 ? How long?
    Jun 5, 2013
    3
    Arriving at FCO on Air France (T1) and departing on USAirways (T5) to the U.S. Connection time is 1.5 hours. How to get from T1 to T5 ? Will I have enough time ?

     

    You have to take a shuttle bus. You will have to pray your first flight is on-time.

     

    Thank you for your quick reply. How often does the shuttle run? How long is the ride between T1 and T5? Is taking a taxi a better option? How much for taxi?

     

    It's Italy, it basically runs when it feels like it from what I can tell. I don't know if you could get a taxi to take you that short distance.

     

  • Where to meet
    Mar 31, 2013
    2
    First party arrives at terminal 3 and the second party arrives at terminal 1, two hours later. Where can we meet? Can the first party easily meet us outside of terminal 3? If so, is there a good spot to meet?

     

    It is best to meet at either terminal's arrivals level (baggage level), in front of the information counter. For detailed terminal information I suggest you open www.ifly.com/fco, then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Connecting flights - Immigration
    Dec 2, 2012
    1
    Landing in FCO with Alitalia - taking separate flight same day to VCE - do we need to go thru immigration ? I will need to collect my luggage for next flight - how much time will we need between flights

     

    International arrivals at FCO need to go through 'non-Schengen' passport clearance; Alitalia uses Terminals 1 (Boarding Area B, gates B1-30) and Terminal 3 (Boarding areas D, G & H with gates D1-10, G1-14, & H6-19. When connecting from gate to gate, follow signs to "Boarding Area" (gates B through H). All boarding areas are inter-connected. Your ticket & the overhead screens on arrival will indicate flight & gate numbers.

     

  • How long @ customs/immig?
    Oct 6, 2012
    1
    Hi, we are arriving at Leonardo da Vinci at about 10:30 a.m. and taking the express train to Termini train station. How much time should we anticipate at the airport for baggage, customs & immigration? I need to know so I can figure out which train to La Spezia will work for us. Thanks!

     

    Count on one hr to get from arriving plane to the train station: The Leonardo Express to Rome's Termini railway station runs every half hour and takes 30 mins and costs 14 Euros; This train is part of the Ferrovie dello Stato which has two lines. For time table, open trenitalia.com

     

  • IAD to FCO to NAP
    Sep 15, 2012
    1
    Will be landing on United at 730am with a connection to NAP at 950am--enough time? what terminals will I be needing to get to?

     

    You arrive at FCO at Terminal 5. (Terminals 1 & 2 are joined and share the Arrivals level; between Terminals 2 & 3 is the air control tower. Southwest of Terminal 3 (across from Office Tower 1) is the small Terminal 5 Your domestic connection to Naples could be in any of the other terminals.) You need to check your ticket and on arrival the overhead screens for your connecting flight number & gate: Terminal 1 (T1) has Boarding Area B, (B gates); T2: C gates; T3 D, G & H gates. A shuttle bus connects to T3, departures level and access to Boarding Area G.

     

  • terminal
    Aug 30, 2012
    1
    We are a group of 7 travelling on different airlines, coming from the port, what terminals are we going to if departing on US airways, and Delta operated by Alitalia. Apparently we need the terminals for our Romecab transfer that we have booked. Thank you

     

    At FCO, Terminal 5 of LDV Airport (Leonardo da Vinci /Fiumicino) - with boarding area G - is designated for security-sensitive flights to the United States & Israel only - has one level, with 3 entrances, an Information desk, special assistance lounge, police station, check-in desks, a restaurant, special security checks & passport control. Pending completion of a new pier by Oct. 2012, passengers are being bussed from/to air carrier. A shuttle bus connects to T3, departures level and access to Boarding Area G.

     

  • zip code
    Jul 12, 2012
    1
    what zip code do we use for leonardo da vinci (fco) airport

     

    What do you mean by zip code for FCO? Postal Code is I-00050; tel. +39 06 65951

     





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