Guide to Rome Fiumicino Airport "Leonardo da Vinci"


A brief overview of Rome Fiumicino Airport

Rome Fiumicino Airport (IATA: FCO; ICAO: LIRF), also known as Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, is located about 35 km/22 miles away from the city center of Rome. One of the largest airports in Italy, Rome Fiumicino Airport offers flight connectivity to a number of regional and international destinations.

The airport has four passenger terminals: T1, T2, T3, and T5. While Terminal 1 (T1) is dedicated to domestic flights, Terminal 2 (T2) serves domestic as well as Schengen and non-Schengen flights. Terminal 3 (T3) of Rome Airport exclusively handles international flights, both outside and inside the European Union (EU). Terminal 5 (T5) handles flights of the US and Israeli airlines.

  • While terminals T1, T2, and T3 are interconnected to each other by walkways, T5 is isolated from other terminals. You can reach T5 by taking a shuttle from T 3.

  • Fiumicino Airport offers free and unlimited wifi internet. With more than 1,000 access points, Rome Airport wifi installation is the largest in Europe.

  • The airport is named after Leonardo da Vinci, the famous Italian polymath. He was the first person to design the blueprint of a flying machine/helicopter with wings.

Car rental desks at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Sixt, Alamo, Hertz, Maggiore, Firefly, Europcar, Autovia, Avis/Budget, Locauto Rent, and Rent4U are on-site car hire suppliers at Rome Fiumicino Airport. The rental desks of all the aforementioned suppliers can be found in Torre Uffici 2, which is located in the multi-level comfort parking structure. A pedestrian tunnel connects all the terminals.

  • Europacar
  • Sixt
  • Maggiore
  • Ace
  • Alamo
  • Budget

Hotels near Rome Fiumicino Airport

There are several hotels located near Rome Fiumicino Airport. As Rome is a leading tourism destination, you'll find plenty of hotels, guest houses, and other available accommodation options to choose from. While there is just one hotel inside the airport premises, a wide range of accommodation options is available in close proximity to the airport. Given below are popular hotels located near Rome Fiumicino Airport.

Popular hotels near FCO Airport

  • Hilton Rome Airport


    Situated just next to the airport, Hilton Rome Airport is about 30 km/19 miles away from Rome city center.

  • Hotel Tiber


    The modern hotel accommodation is situated about 5 km/3 miles away from Rome–Fiumicino International Airport.

  • Seccy Hotel Boutique Fiumicino


    This charming hotel lies at a distance of about 4 km/2 miles from Rome Fiumicino International Airport.

  • Hotel alle Tamerici


    This beautiful and low-rise hotel accommodation is located about 30 km/17 miles away from Rome Fiumicino International Airport.

  • Comfort Hotel Roma Airport Fiumicino


    Comfort Hotel Roma Airport Fiumicino is situated just 5 km/3 miles away from the airport terminal.

  • Best Western Hotel Rome Airport


    Best Western Hotel Rome Airport is located about 4 k/2 miles away from Rome Fiumicino International Airport.


Fiumicino Airport parking

When it comes to parking, there are several options at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Airport. More than 19,000 parking spaces are available at the airport. The airport offers both, short-term and long-term parking.

Fiumicino Airport parking is divided into seven areas, which are equipped with automatic cashiers for payment. A free shuttle service connects the parking area with the airport terminals. The service is available 24 hours a day but during the night hours, from 1:00 am to 5:00 am, the shuttle service is available only upon request.

Important information

  • Hours open:24-hour
  • Modes of payment accepted:Cash, debit cards, credit cards
  • Disabled access: Available

Shopping at Rome Fiumicino Airport

With more than 150 shops, Fiumicino Airport is like a shopping mall where you can find big international brands as well as the best of Italian products. These stores sell a wide range of products, including gifts, perfumes, watches, clothing, electronics, chocolate, cosmetics, liquor, and cigarettes.

In Area E of the terminal, you will find personal shoppers, who will help in shopping. They will not only guide you to shops but also give you fashion tips and accompany you at the retail store on your request. This service is free of cost and available every day from 9 am to 9 pm.

Popular stores at Rome Fiumicino Airport

  • Armani Jeans:Clothing and accessories
  • Ralph Lauren:Clothing
  • Calzedonia:Souvenirs
  • Nike:Sportswear
  • Swatch:Watches and accessories
  • Dolce & Gabbana:Clothing and accessories
  • Adidas:Sportswear
  • Dixons:Technology and services
  • Feltrinelli:Newsstand and souvenirs
  • Emporio Armani:Clothing and accessories
  • Ducati:Souvenirs and accessories
  • Zara:Clothing
  • Rolex:Watches
  • Coccinelle:Bags and accessories