|Airport of arrival:||Leonardo da Vinci International Airport|
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Rome is the capital of Italy and located in the mid-western part of the country. Rome is one of the oldest cities in Europe with countless historical landmarks that stand tall in every part of the city. The age-old city attracts millions of international tourists every year thanks to its unique cultural heritage and unique historical landmarks. Pegasus Airlines schedules frequent flights to Rome and it is possible to find cheap flight tickets to Rome throughout the year.
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing direct flight deals to Rome departing from İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is also possible for you to enjoy Pegasus’ advanced flight network to find connecting flights to Rome through İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport departing from different cities across the globe.
After a delightful time in Rome, you can enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ direct flight offer back to İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport or other connecting flights to various destinations of the world through İstanbul.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing flight deals to Rome arriving at the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is located 30 kilometers away from the city center.
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO), also called as Rome–Fiumicino Airport, is the busiest airport in Italy with almost up to 45 million passengers in 2018. Leonardo da Vinci International Airport has been in operation since 1961 and offers a variety of top-notch shops, restaurants, nearby accommodation options and facilities for religious, banking, medical, communication, and special assistance services.
Transport from Leonardo da Vinci International Airport to City Center
You get the city center with direct bus, train, taxi and car from Leonardo da Vinci International Airport.
Direct buses offer a frequent and convenient way to get to the city center. There are five private bus companies that operate between Rome and the airport including night rides with varying fares, routes and timetables. You can click here to check the direct bus’ details and company contact informations. The site is available in English.
In Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, there is an express train line called “Leonardo Express” that can take you directly to the city center for 14 euros with 15 to 32-minute intervals, available from 06:08 to 23:23.
There are also many airport taxis available in the airport 24/7, colored in white. The trip to Rome city center from the airport is fixed for most taxis and costs 48 euros. It is recommended for you look for the Municipality’s reference that is visible on the front doors, on the back, and inside the car to avoid excessive payments.
You can also enjoy the city with a rental car. Pegasus Airlines car rental service has great offers for you in here.
You can use public buses, metro, tram, and taxis to get around in Rome. You can click here to check timetables, routes, and fares of public buses and metro. The site is available in English.
In order to use public transport, you need to buy a public transport ticket beforehand that is available for varying durations and fees. You can get your ticket from every metro station, most kiosks, and vending machines. A single ticket costs 1.50 euros.
Rome has an extensive and convenient public bus network with more than 350 bus lines that cover every part of the city. Most of them operate between 05:00 to 24:00 with an additional 22 night bus lines.
There are 3 metro lines in Rome that cover most of its popular attractions. They are available from 05.30 to 23.30 and until 01.30 on Friday and Saturday.
Rome has six tram lines that mostly cover the outskirts of Rome. They are available from 05.30 to 24:00 every day.
You can also use taxis to get around in Rome. They cost 1.35 euros per kilometer with an initial fee of 4 euros.
Rome offers a wide range of accommodation options to its visitors ranging from five-star luxury hotels to affordable backpacker hostels.
If it’s your first time in Rome and planning to experience its world-famous historical attractions, it is recommended for you to stay in hotels located around “Centro Storico” or “Rione IV Campo Marzio” districts. In these districts, you will be walking distance away from some of Rome’s most popular attractions, such as the Pantheon or Spanish Steps.
Pegasus Airlines would love to help you organize your trip to Rome and you can book a hotel easily through Pegasus Airlines website.
Rome is a great city to eat with plenty of top-notch local restaurants that serve delicious authentic Italian recipes as well as many recipes from various world kitchens. In Rome, you should definitely try some of its worldly-famous recipes such as “Carbonara”, “Suppli”, “Pizza” and “Gelato”.
If you would like to know more about the amazing Rome cuisine, you should have a look at our Rome Food Guide.
We have listed some side notes about Rome for you right below.
Italy does not require a visa for Schengen Area countries and many other nationalities. You can click here to check if your country is eligible for visa-free entry to Italy.
In addition to what Rome has to offer, you can travel these closely located cities to keep on discovering.
- Tivoli (34 km)
- Latina (73 km)
- Rieti (80 km)
- Frosinone (90 km)
Rome has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers with mild and rainy winters. Although Rome offers spectacular sceneries for every season, it is recommended for you to explore the city during late spring or early autumn since the weather is more welcoming with pleasant weather conditions.
- Country Code: +39
- City Code: 06
- Leonardo da Vinci International Airport Number: +39 06 65951
- Emergency Number: 112
Places to see
Rome is a spectacular city to discover with countless historical buildings, squares, sculptures, and temples all around. Its rich history dates back to antiquity with evident and well-preserved landmarks. The Colosseum, The Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, and Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran are just some of the amazing must-go attractions in Rome.
You can visit our comprehensive Rome Travel Guide to learn more about Rome and its must-see attractions.
There are a couple of things you can do to find the cheapest flight ticket to Rome. In order to find the cheapest flight ticket, it is always good to book your flight ticket in advance and also because Rome is a hugely popular city that attracts millions of tourists every year, so flight schedules are usually tight.
You can also visit Rome during its off-season which is winter and enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ amazing seasonal flight ticket promotions. In addition to these, flight tickets during weekdays are almost always cheaper than flight tickets that are scheduled on weekends.
Rome offers an unforgettable journey right to the middle of ancient times to its visitors as if time stood still with outstanding historical landmarks that are surrounded by striking artworks all around. Rome resembles an open-air museum that you can wander anywhere you like, absorbed in a unique cultural atmosphere.
Although Rome is a year-long destination and can be enjoyed in every season of the year, travelers usually choose to visit Rome in spring or autumn to explore the city in pleasant temperatures.
If you have the time, you can stay in Rome for months to fully admire its remarkable landmarks, museums, social life, and sceneries. But realistically, five to six days in Rome would be suitable to explore and enjoy Rome.
Rome offers special travel cards for tourists with varying durations. If you are planning to stay in Rome for more than three days, it is recommended for you to buy a “3-Day Tourist Pass” that enables you to use public transportation freely for 16.50 euros. If you are planning to stay more than five days, you can buy a “7-Day Tourist Pass” that costs 24 euros. (2019)
Rome is a very safe city in terms of violent crimes, but tourist scams and pickpocketing are fairly common. It is recommended for you to be extra cautious in its popular attractions to avoid pickpocketing and purse snatchings.
Rome can be considered as an expensive city, but the city is still relatively cheaper than other popular European cities such as London, Paris, and Amsterdam.