Rome is a very big and chaotic city, so some advices about the public transports and the principal stations and airports could be helpful.
The central station in Rome is “Termini”, located in the city centre.
The station it’s a train station and also a subway station.
When you arrive at Fiumicino Airport, you can either take a taxi. If there's no heavy traffic, a ride to the city centre will take about 30-40 minutes. Take only the white taxi that have the taximeter, don't trust to well dressed kind persons that offer you a lift to Rome, you'll pay double.
Otherwise you can take the train from the airport, there are two trains:
Price of the train ticket is around Euro 14.00
You can get off at "Ostiense station" and take the metro line B to "Termini”.
When you arrive at Ciampino Airport, you can either take a taxi or use public transportation. If there's no heavy traffic, a ride to the city centre will take about 40-50 minutes. Take only the white taxi that have the taximeter, don't trust to well dressed kind persons that offer you a lift to Rome, you'll pay double.
Ciampino airport can be reached via different bus routes with no intermediate stops
Daily connections between the airport and FS Roma Termini station are guaranteed by the bus services operated by SIT and TERRAVISION. The buses are parked in dedicated bus bays opposite International Departures. Price of the bus ticket is around 6€.
You can take a taxi. If there's no heavy traffic, a ride to the city centre will take about 30-40 minutes. Take only the white taxi that have the taximeter, don't trust to well dressed kind persons that offer you a lift to Rome, you'll pay double. The cost should be around 40/50 Euro.
Otherwise you can take the train from/to Termini railway station
There is a direct train called "Leonardo Express" every 30' minutes at .22' and .52' every hour. Price of the train ticket is Euro 14.00
Practical information about Fiumicino Airport in Rome: http://www.adr.it/fiumicino
Practical information about Ciampino Airport in Rome: http://www.adr.it/ciampino
The electrical current in Italy is AC - the cycle is 50Hz 220 V. A tourist carrying electrical appliances to Italy should have a transformer, either obtained before leaving your country or bought at an electrical appliance shop in Italy. Plugs have round prongs, not flat, therefore an European Plug Adapter (round pin) is needed.
The international dialing code for Italy is 39, the area code for Rome is 06.
Public telephones are available throughout Italy. Either local or international calls require the use of a phone card which may be purchased at any newsstand, tobacco shop or "bar".
When calling a cellular phone, drop the zero of the area code, ex: 397 + phone number of the cellular.
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