When To Visit
Before Your Travel
Time Zone ( GMT )
Rome Time Zone : GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October)
Visa is not required for residents of Australia, Malaysia & Singapore for stays up to 90 days.
Electricity in Italy is 230 volts, 50Hz. A variety of plugs are in use including the European-style two-pin plug. Most hotels provide adapters.
Tap water is safe to drink in Rome
Italian is the official language. English is understood in the larger cities but not in the more remote parts of the country.
International Access Code
Dialing Code to Italy : (+39)
Planning to go Rome?
Getting around Rome is easy & convenient with its efficient public transport system such as metro and buses.
Just print a Rome Metro Map and you are all set to go!
Download pdf version : Rome Transport Map
Tommy Ooi’s Traveling Tips
A standard ticket or 1 way ticket cost €1. So you might consider to buy a 1 day B.I.G ticket instead for only €4 which is valid for unlimited metro, bus, and train travel within Rome.
Important for Travelers : Tickets (biglietti) can be bought from tabacchi which is tobacco store (look for the ‘T” signs outside), newsstands, and at metro stations.
Fiumicino International Airport
1. Leonardo Express Train
Every 30 minutes to the central train station Roma Termini. Journey takes 35 mins. Beware that train arrives at Platform 25, which is a 400m walk from the main station.
Tickets cost €14 online while tickets sold at the departure platform are €15. Get your ticket stamped in a yellow validation machine just before using it. The ticket will expire 90 minutes after validation.
2. Metropolitan Train
The Metropolitan train does not stop at Termini. Get off at Tiburtina Station or, before that, at Ostiense Station where you can connect to Line B of the Rome Metro.
Tickets are €8, plus €1 for a metro/tram ticket. Get your ticket stamped in a yellow validation machine just before using it.
3. Terravision Bus
One way ticket cost €6. Journey takes 55 mins. Depart every 30 minutes from Fiumicino Airport to Rome city centre and return.
Terravision Bus Stop :
Fiumicino Airport – outside Terminal 3, bus parking n. 3
Rome Termini Station – Via Marsala n. 29 F/G – in front of Terracafè!
For More Info : Terravision
4. Cotral Bus
The cheapest way is to take the Cotral Bus to EUR Magliana ( Stops at Metro Line B ) & then take the Metro. The cost is €2.50 bus + €1 metro. The sign on this bus reads “Fiumicino-Porto-Magliana”.
For More Info : Cotral Bus
Ciampino International Airport
1. Cotral Bus
You can take Cotral Bus from the bus stop located outside the terminal building to Metro Line A - Anagnina station (ticket: €1.20). A metro ticket to central Rome costs another €1.
For More Info : Cotral Bus
2. Terravision Bus
From airport to Rome City Center. 1 way ticket cost € 4 book online while € 6 when you buy on the spot. Journey takes approx. 40 min, with a service every 30 min
For More Info : Terravision Bus
Rome’s main railway station is Termini Station which is closed between 00:30 and 04:30. Most long-distance trains passing through Rome between these times will stop at Tiburtina station instead.
Other main stations include Ostiense, Trastevere, Tuscolana, Tiburtina.
Check Out by Tommy Ooi
Rome Hotels Review ( coming soon )
Dining in Rome ( coming soon )
Halal Food in Rome ( coming soon )
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