International flights to Rome land at Leonardo da Vinci International (FCO), as do Rome flights from major European carriers. The airport is known as a hub for Alitalia, and is only 16 miles from Rome with transportation to the city by the Fiumicino Aeroporto railway, bus services, and numerous car rentals. Visitors can get their first taste of authentic Italian food in restaurants and shops within the airport. If you have a layover, you will find plenty to see with 130 shops throughout the airport. Also taking Rome flights is Rome Airport ADR, which services incoming flights from smaller European carriers. Between the two airports, they bring in about 38 million passengers a year from 150 locations with 160 airlines between them.
The summers in Rome are hot and dry while winters are chilly and wet. The best seasons to look for flights to Rome are in the spring and autumn with spring being thebest choice for mild weather and cool evenings. For those looking for a deal, cheap flights will be found easiest in the off-season, when hotels don't fill-up as quickly. Winter can be an optimal time for deals on a low fare when looking for flights to this Mediterranean climate where even the winters are above-freezing.
Getting Around Rome
Once flights to Rome arrive, several options can get any adventurer directly to this city's historic interior. You can take a train, bus, taxi, or rental car to take you to your destination. Once you are in Rome, you will appreciate the integrated services of public transit such as the metro, buses, or trams, which all share the same ticketing service. The two lines (A and B) of the underground Metro system go around the historic city centre, forming an "X". If you are sightseeing, the easiest transportation might be the hop on/hop off tour buses which swarm every historic plaza of fabled Rome. Taxis are another option; however, it might be hard to get one off the street so utilize the cars lined-up at your hotel.
For a city steeped in history, you will find plenty to entertain you with stories from the past. You will also discover plenty about the present in Rome to enjoy, including shops, restaurants, and gardens. Rome is a combination of the ancient and the modern to please every kind of visitor.
- The Colosseum, the iconic amphitheater dated from the first century
- Gardens of the Villa Borghese, Rome's central park with pony rides and shade trees for a quiet break in a busy city
- The Pantheon, a temple built in the second century that is used as a church today
- La GattaMangiona, a rustic Italian restaurant where you can enjoy a taste of authentic pizza
- The Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, the site of Michelangelo's famous painting on the ceiling
Best Anytime fares to Rome
Cheap round-trip flights to Rome
|New York||Rome||Mon, Feb 10 - Thu, Feb 20||Turkish Airlines||$714|
|Chicago||Rome||Mon, Feb 10 - Thu, Mar 6||Turkish Airlines||$694|
|Boston||Rome||Thu, Jan 23 - Thu, Feb 6||Aer Lingus||$887|
|Newark||Rome||Sat, Feb 8 - Sun, Feb 16||TAP Portugal||$758|
|Los Angeles||Rome||Tue, Feb 11 - Wed, Feb 19||Turkish Airlines||$788|
|San Francisco||Rome||Wed, Jan 29 - Wed, Feb 12||SAS Scandinavian Airlines||$1,054|
|Washington DC||Rome||Thu, Jan 23 - Tue, Feb 4||Turkish Airlines||$778|
|Miami||Rome||Mon, Jan 13 - Mon, Jan 20||TAP Portugal||$890|
|London||Rome||Sun, Feb 2 - Sun, Feb 9||British Airways||$256|
|Paris||Rome||Thu, Feb 6 - Thu, Feb 20||Iberia||$155|
|Denver||Rome||Thu, Jan 9 - Mon, Jan 20||United Airlines||$1,086|
|Seattle||Rome||Thu, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 10||United Airlines||$1,106|
Best weekend fares to Rome
Best weekend fares to Rome
|New York||Rome||Thu, Feb 6 - Mon, Feb 10||Aer Lingus||$803|
|Chicago||Rome||Fri, Dec 27 - Sun, Dec 29||Turkish Airlines||$1,197|
|Boston||Rome||Thu, Jan 23 - Mon, Jan 27||Aer Lingus||$887|
|Newark||Rome||Thu, Jan 23 - Mon, Jan 27||TAP Portugal||$829|
|Los Angeles||Rome||Fri, Jan 10 - Mon, Jan 13||Turkish Airlines||$1,071|
|San Francisco||Rome||Fri, Dec 27 - Sun, Dec 29||US Airways||$1,394|
|Washington DC||Rome||Thu, Jan 16 - Mon, Jan 20||Turkish Airlines||$778|
|Miami||Rome||Fri, Dec 27 - Sun, Dec 29||Alitalia||$1,367|
|London||Rome||Sat, Feb 8 - Mon, Feb 10||British Airways||$187|
|Paris||Rome||Thu, Jan 30 - Sat, Feb 1||Iberia||$166|
|Denver||Rome||Fri, Jan 17 - Mon, Jan 20||United Airlines||$1,156|
|Seattle||Rome||Thu, Dec 26 - Mon, Dec 30||airberlin||$1,705|
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