How to Get to Rome from Fiumicino Airport

SIT bus

SIT (Società Italiana Trasporti) buses are ideal if your final destination is near the Vatican zone. As with Terravision, this service’s final destination is Termini train station but also includes a couple of stops along the way.

SIT bus in Rome
SIT buses are a good alternative if Terravision buses aren’t available for some reason.

Stops

The stops on the SIT bus route are as follows:

Stop
Travel time
Details
Stop Circonvallazione Aurelia Vaticano Termini
Travel time 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
Details It’s located west of Rome in a mainly residential area of not much tourist interest. The stop is on Via Crescenzio 28, north of Castel Sant’Angelo and a few steps from Piazza Cavour. The stop is located on Via Marsala 5, next to the NH Hotel, a few steps north of the main entrance to Termini Station.

Tickets

The price of a one-way ticket to Rome from Fiumicino with the SIT buses is €7.00 per person. You can also buy a roundtrip ticket for €13.00, saving you €1.00.

Ticket type
Price
Ticket type One-way Round trip
Price €7.00 €13.00

You can buy SIT bus tickets three ways: online directly on the company website , from the driver, or authorized sellers (easily identified by their orange vest) at the stops along the route.

The price is the same at all sale points, however, it’s advised you make the purchase online to avoid problems of seat availability.

As with Terravision, if there is a delay in your flight you can use your ticket on subsequent departures.

Schedule

Due to the health contingency caused by COVID-19, the SIT’s schedule has been temporarily modified.

There are 12 departures every day from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm, with intervals of approximately one hour.

Previously, this service operated until midnight with departures every 30 minutes.

You can consult the schedule directly on the SIT company website .

Luggage restrictions

There are no restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on the SIT buses, as long as there is available space in the luggage hold.

Location of the bus stop

Like Terravision buses, SIT buses start their journey from a stop located on the right-hand side after exiting Terminal 3 at Fiumicino Airport.

Normally, SIT buses use Bay 12. There are multiple signs inside and outside the terminal, so you will have no problem finding your way.

SIT buses suit you if…

  • You’re staying near the Vatican.
  • You have a limited budget.
  • You don’t want to use public transportation in Rome.