Taking the train to Rome’s Termini station — the train station located in Central Rome — will spare you the time and stress of navigating Rome’s busy streets in a taxi. It takes just 32 minutes by non-stop train to travel from Rome’s central Termini station to Fiumicino. Trenitalia’s Leonardo Express train leaves Fiumicino every 15 minutes to cover the 20 miles to Termini. Tickets to the airport cost $16 US one way.
Rome Fiumicino to Rome Termini train times
renitalia trains leave Rome Fiumicino station every 15 minutes for Rome Termini — averaging 63 trains per day. The earliest train leaves Rome Fiumicino station at 5:20 a.m. The last train to Termini leaves Fiumicino at 11:35 p.m.
If you buy your ticket online, keep a printout of your purchase to show on the train.
However, if you buy your ticket at a kiosk or ticket desk, you must validate your ticket at one of the machines on the train platform before you board! These ticket machines are small and easy to miss. If you don’t find one, ask a station employee or local to point it out to you.
Amenities on the Leonardo Express train to Rome Termini
All Leonardo Express trains are equipped with air conditioning and electrical outlets at your seat to charge devices. Take note that there is no WiFi available on these trains. Food and coffee are not served during this 32-minute trip. All trains on this route are wheelchair accessible. At the end of each car you’ll find a restroom and plenty of racks to store large luggage.
Rome-Fiumicino Airport is the train station located in Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino — Rome’s international airport. From here you can take the Leonardo Express train to Rome’s central station, Roma Termini. You can also catch regional trains from Fiumicino to destinations north of Rome, as well as commuter trains that stop at Rome’s other train stations.
Termini is Rome’s large, international train station and the main transportation hub for public transportation in Rome. Located in the center of the city, Roma Termini provides daily service to all major Italian cities as well as many major European cities. From Termini you can also catch the Leonardo Express train to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino airport.