If you're looking for non-stop trains from Roma Termini to Fiumicino Airport, you're in the right place. On this page, you can find the answers to all the questions about the Leonardo express service, including timetables and buying tickets.
Due to Covid-19, the number of daily Leonardo express trains departing from Roma Termini and stopping at Fiumicino Airport has been reduced to 36. First trains now leave from Roma Termini at 05:35 and from Fiumicino Airport at 06:23.
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The first Leonardo express train of the day leaves from Roma Termini at 05:35 and arrives at Fiumicino airport at 06:07. The last train leaves from Roma Termini at 22:35 and from Fiumicino airport at 23:23. For complete schedules see the timetable below.
Cheaper than a taxi and faster than a bus, the Leonardo express train takes only 32 minutes in both directions.
Located in the city centre, Roma Termini is ideally placed to connect to urban transport and to places of interest such as the Colosseum and the Vatican. The train leaves and arrives at platforms 23 and 24.
The Leonardo express train leaves and arrives at Terminal 3 (international departures). The train station is very easy to reach from anywhere in the airport. If you need to reach Terminal 1 and 2, add an extra 10 minutes to your journey.
Below are the complete schedules (correct as of October 2020) of the Leonardo express train. The service is express, which means it doesn't make any intermediate stops.
Here's the complete timetable (correct as of October 2020) of the Leonardo express train. This is an express service, which means it doesn't make any intermediate stops.
|From Roma Termini station||From Fiumicino Airport|
|Morning timetable||06:35, 07:35, 08:35, 09:35, 10:35, 11:35||07:23, 08:23, 09:23, 10:23, 11:23|
|Afternoon timetable||12:35, 13:20, 14:35, 15:35, 16:35, 17:35||12:23, 13:23, 14:08, 15:23, 16:23, 17:23|
|Evening timetable||18:35, 19:35, 19:50, 20:35, 21:35||18:23, 19:23, 20:23, 21:23, 22:23|
A one-way ticket costs €14, and there is only one class of service. There are no discounts if you buy both your outward and return ticket at the same time. With Trainline, you can buy Leonardo express train tickets in just a few clicks at no extra cost.
Remember, on trains from Rome to Fiumicino Airport you can use CartaFRECCIA, Trenitalia’s loyalty card that allows you to get discounts on train tickets and collect points.
Price for children
Children under 4 years old travel for free and kids between the ages of 4 and 12 can travel without paying, provided there is a fare-paying adult. That means for two children aged between 4 and 12, there must also be two adults travelling for the kids to go free.
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At Roma Termini
Leonardo express passengers can access the Leonardo express VIP Lounge at a reduced price of €10 instead of €20. It’s located between platforms 24 and 25 at Roma Termini station. The Lounge is open from 09:00 to 18:00 every day from October to April, and from 08:00 to 20:00 from May to September.
The lounge also has an info point where you can discover the best attractions to visit in Rome, book a hotel, a taxi or airport transfers.
At Fiumicino Airport
Leonardo express customers can also access I Mosaici (embarkation area D) inside the airport for a reduced rate of 20% (€24 instead of €30) and with a half-price discount for children under 12 years.
The Fast Track option available at Terminal 3 for international departures can also be purchased for €4 instead of €5 by Leonardo express passengers.
If you’re coming from Fiumicino Airport, you should sit on the left-hand side of the train to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Vatican City and the capital. If you travel on Saturday, you could even see the papal train running on the Vatican Railroad tracks, the shortest international railway in the world.
The Vatican Railway is in fact just over a kilometre long and connects the station of Roma San Pietro with the Vatican City. Only 200 metres of the railway are in Vatican territory and the railway ends in the splendid Vatican City Station built in the 1930s and used by several Popes for their trips to Italy.
If you have to travel from Roma Termini to the Airport, we suggest you sit on the right side of the train to admire Rome and the Vatican one last time.
Duration: 32 minutes
Kids under the age of 12: free
Pets on board: free if small enough
Lounge access: 20% off
Boarding: 20% off
Duration: 55 - 70 minutes
Kids under the age of 12: €6
Pets on board: €6
Lounge access: full price
Fast boarding: full price
Duration: 50 minutes
Kids under the age of 12: full price
Luggage: depends on the size of the taxi
Pets on board: full price
Lounge access: full price
Fast boarding: full price
The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is located in Fiumicino, about 30 km from central Rome.
It's estimated that 41 million passengers pass through the airport every year, making it the largest Italian airport by number of passengers. The airport has four terminals: T1 (Alitalia terminal), T2, T3 and T5 for domestic, international and intercontinental flights operated by more than 200 airlines, including Alitalia, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa and American Airlines.
For more information about the airport and how to get there by other means of transport, see our Fiumicino Airport page.
If you're travelling to Rome, do what the locals would do and use the Leonardo express. Here are some questions you might want to know before you set off.
No. Unfortunately, all tickets must be purchased before departure.
There is no WiFi on board but there are power outlets, meaning you can still charge your devices and watch any pre-downloaded programmes.
No, all Leonardo express trains offer the same level of service.
Yes, small animals placed in a carrier can travel for free.
Yes, the service runs as normal even in the event of a strike and rail replacement bus services are also available.
Leonardo express trains have a really good punctuality record – measured at 95% by Trenitalia.
Bring as much as you can carry. There are no weight or size limits, and Leonardo express trains provide plenty of space to accommodate your luggage.
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