Transportation information for Vatican
Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport
Located 11 miles from center
city. Telephone: 43-1-7007-22233 (24 hours) http://www.adr.it/default.asp?L=3
Leonardo DA Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport is 26km (16mi) southwest of the city. The
main airport is Leonardo DA Vinci, also known as Fiumicino. The Ciampino Airport
(Giovan Battista Pastine Airport in Ciampino)
Railway connection downtown Trains run between airport and Fara Sabina, every
20 min, from 6.28 a.m. to 00.13 a.m and stop at Ponte Galeria, Muratella, Villa
Bonelli, Magliana, Roma Trastevere, Roma Ostiense, Roma Tuscolana, Roma Tiburtino,
Roma Nomentana, Nuovo Salario, Fidene, Settebagni, Monterotondo, Pianabella di
Montelibretti. From 9,15 p.m. to 11.55 p. m. the last stop is Roma Tiburtina.
Tickets may be purchased at vending machines located inside Domestic and International
Arrival Halls and at the railway stations.
Buses to Rome
are CO.TRA.L. service. Board near the International Terminal arrivals area. Roma
Tiburtina Buses run from 01.15 a.m. to 5.00 a.m.
Best are the
yellow and white licensed taxis with meters. The fare of the licensed public taxis
are as follow: Leonardo DA Vinci - Rome: Fare on meter plus approximately 11 euros.
Rome - Leonardo DA Vinci: Fare on meter plus approximately 14 euros flat rate.
Surcharges may apply for baggage, night runs, Sundays and holidays.
There are two subway lines, A and B. Line A runs east to west from
Battistini to Anagnina and stops at many tourist sites such as the Vatican, Piazza
DI Spagna, Piazza Barberini and Piazza del Popolo. Line B runs northeast to southwest
from Rebibbia to Laurentina near EUR in the south. It stops at sites such as the
Coloseum, Circo Massimo, and St. Paul's Basilica. The B Line connects the three
main railroad stations: Stazione Tiburtina, Stazione Termini and Stazione Ostiense.
Both lines intersect at Stazione Termini. Subways run from 5.30 a.m. to 11.30
p.m. from Sunday to Friday , and until 12.30 a.m. on Saturday. There are buses
to almost everywhere in greater Rome. The ATAC local buses serve the city center
and most nearby suburbs. The city buses are an excellent way around Rome especially
to places not served by the subway lines. The Express Lines cover longer distances
and make fewer stops but run frequently. Another bus service, COTRAL, serves the
outer suburbs and outlying regional areas but run less frequently. From 12 am
(midnight) until 6 am there are special Night Lines which cover different areas
of the city and run approximately every 20 minutes.
The last word
it's best to walk. The historic center is relatively small even the shopping areas
and the Vatican are all within walking distance of one another.
most of the historic center of Rome is closed to normal traffic, you will be allowed
to drive to your hotel.