Are you flying to the Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino airport in Rome and are you looking for a transfer from the airport to the center of Rome? Then the Leonardo Express train is the best and fastest way to travel from the airport to the center of Rome or from the center of the city to Fiumicino Airport. In just 32 minutes, this modern train will take you from the airport train station to the center of Rome or vice versa.
Tickets Leonardo Express Train
You can easily book your tickets for the Leonardo Express train in advance at this website or at the website of GetYourGuide. This way you avoid having to figure out how to buy a ticket on the spot. It can also often be very busy at the station at the airport or the ticket machines in the central station of Rome, so you sometimes have to wait a long time before you can buy a ticket.
In addition, you run the risk of being “helped” by an apparently friendly man or woman who is in fact trying to roll you bags or make you pay more than is necessary through a clever ticket exchange trick. Moreover, the tickets at the ticket machines are one euro more expensive than the online price.
The price for a single ticket of the Leonardo Express Train costs 14 euros per person, a return ticket costs 30 euros per person. Tickets for children between 4 and 12 years cost 7 euros each. Children under the age of 4 get free access to the train. You can easily book your tickets for the Leonardo Express online at the website of Ticketbar.eu or at the GetYourGuide website. Payment can be made safely and quickly with iDeal, credit card and Paypal and after booking your e-tickets will be sent to the specified email address within 24 hours.
When booking you indicate on which date you want to travel, if you want to book a return ticket, the departure date is also asked in addition to the arrival date. You can then indicate where you want to take the train from. From the airport to the city center or from the train station in Rome center to the airport. There is no maximum number of items for luggage. Small animals are allowed, provided they are transported in a carrying bag / crate. Large animals are only allowed in the last wagon.
It is not possible to use the Rome public transport cards, Rome discount cards or the Roma Card in the trains of the Leonardo Express. You can only travel on the Leonardo Express trains if you have bought a separate ticket for the airport transfer train.
Have you bought individual tickets at the vending machine? Do not forget to validate your ticket before boarding at one of the stamp machines. Your ticket for the Leonardo Express train is valid for 90 minutes after stamping. Online tickets for the Leonardo Express trains have already been validated and are valid for 90 minutes from the time stated on the online ticket.
Leonardo Express train station in Rome
From Fiumicino airport the Leonardo Express train leaves from the station which is directly connected to the airport so you don’t have to go outside to walk to the station. In the hall next to the baggage claim, signs clearly indicate how to get to the airport train station via the escalator. Follow the signs to “Stazione Ferroviaria” or Leonardo Express. The train station is on the same walking route as to the Hilton airport hotel and the parking garages at the airport.
The Leonardo Express trains leave from tracks 23 and 24 at Roma Termini train station which is the central station of Rome. Before you can enter the platform, you must first show your tickets for the train so that only people who have actually bought a ticket for the train can get on the platform and on the train, so the chance of pickpockets is much smaller.
The Roma Termini station has a direct connection with the metro of Rome so you can easily continue your journey by metro to your hotel or apartment in Rome. Both the orange (line Anagnina – Battistini) and the blue line (line Laurentina – Jonlo / Rebibbia) of the Rome metro have a station at the station of Roma Termini. Also, the high speed trains from Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca and trains from Florence / Bologna / Milan / Venice, Genoa, Turin and to the North of Italy and to the south of the country arrive at this train station.
Leonardo Express Timetable
The Leonardo Express runs a large part of the day between the city center and the airport, 365 days a year. Rvery 15 minutes a train leaves from the train station at the airport to Roma Termini Station in the center of Rome. At certain times outside rush hours, the train does not depart every 15 minutes, but every 30 minutes. The entire train journey takes only 32 minutes and the Leonardo Express train runs without stopping anywhere between Termini Station and the airport so you can sit comfortably on the train and not have to worry about getting there.
Trains from the Roma Termini Station in the city center start at 05:35 AM until 10:35 PM when the last train leaves for the airport. From the train station at Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport, trains also run every 15 minutes between 6:23 AM and 11:23 PM.