Transfer to the airport of Ciampino

You can easily get from Ciampino Airport (CIA) to the center of Rome in several ways:

  • Public transport: bus or train
  • Advantages: cheap and cheerful
  • Disadvantages: less comfortable than transfer or taxi, crowded, inconvenient with many pieces of luggage
  • Taxi, transfer service or car rental
  • Advantages: fast, individual, luxurious
  • Disadvantages: comfort is costly

→ Ciampino –– Rome bus

Price: from €1.2

Interval: 30 minutes

Travel time: 45 minutes

Operators: Terravision, Autostradale, SITBusShuttle, FlixBus, Atral, автобусы 520 and 720

Buses depart from Bus stop 1 near arrival area from 06:00 AM till 00:30 AM, depending on a transport company.

Terravision, Autostradale, SITBusShuttle и FlixBus buses arrive to Termini railway station (Stazione Termini).

Stops: Via Marsala 5 or Via Giovanni Giolitti 38. Ticket price starts from €6.

Atral, 520 и 720 buses can take you to metro stations of lines A and B, so you can also get to Termini by metro. Price starts from €1.2.

Bus tickets are available at Ciampino ticket office, ticket machine, Tourist Information Point or via online booking. Electronic ticket is to be printed out for a driver.

Appropriate for those who travel alone or in a small group without children or a lot of luggage.

→ Ciampino –– Rome train

Price: from €1.5

Interval: 30 minutes

Travel time: 40 minutes

Operators: Trenitalia

A mini-quest is waiting for those who travel from Ciampino airport to the center of Rome.

First, you get from the airport to Ciampino Città railway station. You can take Atral bus which operates from 5:50 AM till 11:30 PM with 30 minutes interval.

Bus tickets priced at €1.2 are available at Tourist Information Point or from a driver.

Bus schedule perfectly fits the regional train schedule according to which the train arrives to Roma Termini station in 15 minutes. Changing trains will take you 10 minutes.

Train tickets are available for €1.5 at the station box office.

On a bus from Ciampino to Rome it will take you 40 minutes and €2.7.

Appropriate alternative for travelling light or without children.

→ Taxi

Price: from €40

Interval: none

Travel time: 25 minutes

Operators: Rome Airport Taxi, Uber

Taxi from Ciampino airport is costly, more than €40. Please consider that price can increase on weekend and holidays.

→ Transfer

Price: from €20

Interval: none

Travel time: 25 minutes


Transfer from Ciampino to Rome is the best choice both for a tourist and big groups, families with children. You can book any type of vehicle from economy to minivan, whatever you want.

You can book your transfer on At your request transfer options can include: meeting with a name sign at the airport, Wi-Fi, drinking water, child seat in a vehicle.

→ Car rental in Rome

Price: from €9

Interval: none

Travel time: 30 minutes

Operators: Avis, Rentalcars, etc.

You can also drive a rented car from the airport to Rome. Book a rental car without a driver in advance or at the airport. Basic insurance is included in the price. Your foreign passport, driver’s license and driving experience of at least 1 year are mandatory, as well as booking confirmation in case of online booking.

Two important factors to consider:

  • the driver has to be over the age of 21
  • you can drive only within EC borders

Familiarize yourself with local traffic rules. There are heavy traffic fines in Italy.

Tips: Please read Rome –– Venice section.