ABOVE: In the last few years, Rome has
reinstituted passenger-boat service on the Tiber. INSET: Departures board in a
Roman train station.
Tips on traveling in Italy:
If you plan to drive in Italy, read our articles on
driving in Europe and
car rentals: when to rent, when to lease.
If you're touring Italy by train, read our article on
European rail passes, which will help
you decide whether a pass will save you money and which type of pass you should
Our illustrated four-page
article has up-to-date information on Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport's terminals and check-in procedures, along with useful Web links. Also see our illustrated article about the
Leonardo Express and
between Fiumicino and Rome, and our step-by-step guide to using
If you're flying Ryanair, easyJet, Wizz Air, or a charter
carrier to Rome, read our
Airport ground transportation article for advice on reaching the city.
Aeroporti di Roma's official Web site is geared more to shoppers
than to travelers, but it has some practical information about Fiumicino
(Leonardo da Vinci) and Ciampino Airports.
If you have an early-morning flight from FCO, consider staying at the
Hilton Rome Airport, which is connected to the terminals by a covered
Cruise and Ferry Port
Civitavecchia (Port of Rome)
Our 35 pages of Civitavecchia articles and photos
include a Civitavecchia city guide,
information about the
ferry port, advice on traveling from
Rome by train, a
hotel review, and more.
Rome City Transportation
Rome Metrebus Tickets and Fares
Our illustrated article includes a video
that shows how to purchase Metro, bus, and streetcar tickets from vending
machines at Metro stations or larger tram stops. Also see these illustrated
The city's public-transit agency has a point-to-point journey planner, fares,
maps, and other information on getting around Rome by subway, tram, or bus.
Scroll down past the general information to find rental listings for bicycles and motorscooters.
No Place Like
A compact guide to Rome's train stations and public transportation system, with tips on
driving and walking.
Planner: Italy: Transportation
This page from the Italy
section of our Europe Travel Planner has
links to Italian railroad timetables and driving information.
Top photo copyright © John
Inset photo copyright © Maria Valentino.