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Fares from $255 One Way, $567 Round Trip from Chicago to Rome

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Rome

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeROM
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Sep 21, 2019


Aug 27, 2019

Our flight attendants were phenomenal!!!!!! I wish we could have them on every flight! They gave us first class service despite the fact we were at the back of the plane.

Oct 26, 2018

The plane going to Italy was great. Coming back to the US was a different story. The return plane had "newer" seats...which means thin and uncomfortable. I had to go to my chiropractor the day after the return because my tailbone was still numb because of nerve compression from the bad seats. My entire family felt the same way...going, the plane seats were good; returning, not!

Sep 21, 2018

Loved the newer airplane we had from Chicago to Rome!

Aug 27, 2018

Flight was delayed by 1-1/2 hours, but the airline called ahead to inform of the delay, which was great.

Jun 25, 2018

This was my first time flying and Alitalia made it easy. The staff was friendly and helpful. I was able to find where I needed to go easily.

Jun 20, 2018

Great flight

Jun 17, 2018

Not very comfortable seats on American Airlines

Flying from Chicago to Rome

Flights from Chicago to Rome are popular with travelers who are bound for an Italian vacation. Rome is the capital of Italy and an important world center for history, art and food. With, you can find bargain tickets from Illinois to Italy during any month of the year.

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago is the largest city in Illinois. With its waterside location on Lake Michigan, the city offers unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities. It is also home to world-class theatrical venues and a thriving art scene.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport both serve flights out of the city. O'Hare is located about 20 miles from downtown Chicago, near the intersection of Interstate 90 and Interstate 294. The easiest way to get to the airport from the city is the Blue Line El train, which costs less than $3 per person. If you are driving, the best deal on parking is in economy lot F, where you can park for $9 per day. Midway is located 10 miles from the city center on Interstate 55. The Orange Line El train stops at the airport. If you are driving, parking is available for $14 per day in the red, yellow or economy lot. A variety of fast-food and dine-in options are available at both airports.

Rome, Italy

Located near the southwestern coast of Italy, Rome hosts over 10 million visitors from around the world each year. The city is home to famous sites like the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Sistine Chapel. Whether you are coming for business or pleasure, you will find museums, art and some of the best food and wine in the world.

Experiencing Rome

The Leonardo da Vinci/Fiumicino International Airport handles all international flights that originate in the United States. Rome has a second airport, the Ciampino International Airport, but it handles mostly budget flights from around Europe. When you fly from Chicago, you will land at Fiumicino, which is located about 15 miles outside of the city. The easiest and most convenient way to get into the city from the airport is by the express train, which takes 30 minutes and costs less than $20. The train arrives at Termini, Rome's central train station. Taxis are also available; the ride can take over an hour and costs about $75, depending on your final destination.

The weather in Rome changes significantly from season to season. Summers are hot, and temperatures can reach up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time to visit is in the late spring or early fall, when the weather is pleasant. In the winter, temperatures usually hover around 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

Many travelers to Rome come to see the city's historic sites, which range from the Pantheon to the Vatican museum. In addition to cultural sites, Rome is home to the Tiber River, which winds through the city and offers multiple opportunities for walking. If you're interested in food and wine, Rome won't disappoint as the city is known for its pizza and wine.

Traveling from Chicago to Rome

Rome is one of the most-visited cities in Europe, and flights come in from Chicago year-round. When you are traveling from Chicago to Rome, can help you find deals on travel, hotels and event tickets.

Flights from Chicago to Rome - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Rome?

Yes, you'll be pleased to hear that you can jet straight from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Rome Airport (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.). Direct flights are offered by Alitalia and Norwegian Air Shuttle.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Rome?

With the fastest possible flight time from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Rome Airport (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.) being 9 hours, it’s wise to have some in-flight survival tricks in your repertoire. An eye-mask, a neck pillow and earplugs should be some of the essentials you put in your hand luggage.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Rome most frequently?

There are a few airlines offering frequent flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Rome Airport (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), including Alitalia (AZ). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 20 flights on this route every month. Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY) will also get you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 5 flights every month between Chicago and Rome, it's another quality airline to look into.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.