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If you're looking for non-stop trains from Rome Termini to Fiumicino Airport, you're in the right place. On this page you can find the answers to all the questions about the service, including timetables and buying tickets.  

New winter 2018/2019 train timetable – The number of daily Leonardo Express trains departing from Rome Termini and stopping at Fiumicino Airport has increased from 110 to 126. First trains now leave from Rome Termini at 05:20 and from Fiumicino Airport at 06:08. Book your Leonardo Express train tickets with us in just a few simple clicks using our journey planner above. 


Leonardo express timetables and travel durations

The first train of the day leaves from Roma Termini to Fiumicino Aeroporto at 05:35, with subsequent departures every 15 minutes at peak times or every 30 minutes during off-peak times. 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 July 2018) of the Leonardo Express train. The service is express which means it doesn't make any intermediate stops.

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Leonardo express Rome Termini and Fiumicino timetables

Here are the complete schedules (correct as of July 2018) of the Leonardo express train. This is an express service, which means it doesn't make any intermediate stops.

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  From Rome Termini station From Fiumicino Airport
First trains 05:35 06:23
Morning timetable 06:05, 06:35, 06:50, 07:05, 07:35, 07:50, 08:05, 08:20, 08:35, 08:50, 09:05, 09:35, 10:05, 10:35, 10:50, 11:05, 11:20, 11:35, 11:50 06:53, 07:23, 07:38, 07:53, 08:23, 08:38, 08:53, 09:08, 09:23, 09:38, 09:53, 10:23, 10:53, 11:23, 11:38, 11:53
Afternoon timetable 12:05, 12:20, 12:35, 12:50, 13:05, 13:35, 114:05, 14:35, 14:50, 15:05, 15:20, 15:35, 15:50, 16:05, 16:20, 16:35, 16:50, 17:05, 17:20, 17:35, 17:50 12:08, 12:23, 12:38, 12:53, 13:08, 13:23, 13:38, 13:53, 14:23, 14:53, 15:23, 15:38, 15:53, 16:08, 16:23, 16:38, 16:53, 17:08, 17:23, 17:38, 17:53
Evening timetable 18:05, 18:20, 18:35, 18:50, 19:05, 19:20, 19:35, 19:50, 20:05, 20:35, 21:05, 21:35, 22:05 18:08, 18:23, 18:38, 18:53, 19:08, 19:38, 19:53, 20:08, 20:38, 20:53, 21:23, 21:53, 22:23, 22:53
Last trains 22:35 23:23

Leonardo express prices

Full fares

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 at the same time. With Trainline, you can buy Leonardo express train tickets in just a few clicks at no extra.

Remember, on trains from Rome to Fiumicino Airport you can use Carta FRECCIA, Trenitalia’s loyalty card that allows you to get discounts on train tickets and collect points.

Price for children

Children under 4 years of age travel for free and kids between the ages of 4 and 12 years of age 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.

Ticket validity

Tickets are valid for 90 minutes from the time of departure selected at the time of booking. There is no need to validate tickets booked online with Trainline.

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How to buy Leonardo express tickets

To purchase Leonardo express tickets with Trainline, simply use our search tool and enter:

1. The departure station as Rome Termini or Rome Fiumicino Airport

2. The arrival station as Rome Termini or Rome Fiumicino Airport and;

3. The date you wish to travel

In the search results, you’ll see both Leonardo express trains and the coaches that go from the airport to Roma Termini and vice versa. We show you this so that you can compare prices and times to help you choose the best match.

We'll also give you the opportunity to compare prices in your local currency if you prefer that option.

Leonardo express lounge

At Rome 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 the Lounge Amphorae (embarkation area G) and 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.

Travelling on the Leonardo express

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 Rome 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 Rome Termini to the Airport we suggest you sit on the right side of the train to admire Rome and the Vatican one last time.

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Leonardo express vs Car vs Taxi




Leonardo express

Duration: 32 minutes

Price: €14

Kids under 12 years of age: free

Luggage: unlimited

Pets onboard: free if small enough

Lounge access: 20% off

boarding:ing : 20% off





Duration: 55 - 70 minutes

Price: €6 

Kids under the age of 12: €6

Luggage: unlimited

Pets onboard: €6 

Lounge access: full price

Fast boarding: full price





Duration: 50 minutes

Price: €48 

Kids under the age of 12: full price

Luggage: depends on the size of the taxi

Pets onboard: full price

Lounge access: full price

Fast boarding: full price

Rome Fiumicino Airport

The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is located in Fiumicino, about 30 km from the central Rome.

It's estimated that 41 million passengers pass through 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 transportation, see our Fiumicino Airport page.

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Frequently asked questions

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 Wi-Fi 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 with substitute bus services available also.

The 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 are equipped with ample space to accommodate luggage.

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