Virgin Australia - Platinum
Member since 26 Jun 2011
Total posts 4
I'm travelling to Rome (via Abu Dhabi) in May, arriving @ 6:30 on a Thursday morning. Anyone have any idea on how busy it is at that time and how much time is needed to clear immigration/customs and get to Rome Termini? Thanks.
Member since 14 Dec 2017
Total posts 14
Although there was no express lane for J and F customers, my last immigration entry in Rome was pretty fast. Took me less than 20 mins from landing to my chauffeur drive.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 14 Jun 2017
Total posts 50
There’s a high speed train from the airport direct to Termini, I suggest using it.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 13 Jul 2012
Total posts 148
Rome has dedicated immigration lanes for AU/CA/KO/NZ/JP/US citizens.
Member since 31 Jul 2017
Found the bags take longest - 30mins
Member since 12 Feb 2015
Total posts 61
In retrospect I'm not sure whether it was on inward or outward path through immigration when I was at FCO a few months back, but the signage for the dedicated lane didn't mention Australian citizens. While we hesitated, an official approached us, looked at the Aust passports and said 'US - Australia, same same'. So watch out for the US lane if you can't see AU/CA/KO/NZ/JP. It was very quick on the Thursday early morning that we arrived.The Leonardo Express to Termini station takes 32 minutes.
Thanks everyone. Appreciate the feedback!
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 210
Inbound immigration is fairly quick; outbound immigration is horrendous. When I did this last year, it took close to an hour outbound.
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