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Departure Sat, 18 Feb Return Fri, 24 Feb
ATH Athens
FCO Rome
return from 47€
Departure Fri, 24 Feb Return Mon, 27 Feb
ATH Athens
FCO Rome
return from 289€
Departure Sat, 11 Mar Return Fri, 17 Mar
ATH Athens
FCO Rome
return from 51€
Departure Thu, 09 Mar Return Sun, 12 Mar
ATH Athens
FCO Rome
return from 139€
Route information

Embark on a beautiful journey in Rome with its unrivaled history, opulent architecture and magnificent art.

Currency and cost comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 30% more expensive in Rome than in Athens.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 30% more expensive in Rome than in Athens.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 10% more expensive in Rome than in Athens.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Rome is 57% cheaper than in Athens.

Athens airports
  • ( E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 20 kms
Rome airports
  • ( Fiumicino (FCO)
    How far from city centre: 23 kms
  • ( Ciampino (CIA)
    How far from city centre: 15 kms
K Distance: 1052 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Athens

The capital city of Greece, Athens, is the administrative, financial and political centre of the country. Its main airport is Athens International Airport (AIA), one of the busiest airports in Europe. AIA features modern amenities for the comfort and convenience of the 18.1 million passengers that pass through it each year. There are 118 destinations served by 84 airlines. If travelling with kids, play areas are available to entertain young guests ages 1.5 to 7 years. Simply escort kids to the centre and let them have fun under the supervision of highly competent staff. If anyone falls sick, there is a National Centre for Emergency Care, pharmacy and Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) on site.

Getting to Athens airport

Athens Airport is not too far from the city centre. It is accessible by several transport options, with taxis being the most convenient of these and enabling you to arrange this at the accommodation where you are staying. Shuttle services to the airport may also be pre-booked. An alternative for passengers include the Metro (take the Metro line 3 Aghia Marina to Athens International Airport), suburban rail (board a train at the Central Railway Station). Four buses also leave the city for the airport on routes X95, X96, X97 and X93. For those who are driving, take the A6/E54 to Attiki Odos/A62 in Spata Loutsa.

Getting to Rome

Rome has a timeless charm that makes you want to visit it more than once. It boasts of great architecture, beautiful art and amazing food. However, it is more than the land of pizza and pasta. There is history in every corner, the streets are lively and you are not too far from the Vatican. During the day, you can admire astounding buildings, ruins, excavations and resplendent museums filled with masterpieces from artists, painters and sculptors. Forget about relaxing in the evening, for Rome has all sorts of action to offer from wine bars and outdoor cafes to pubs and clubs.

Getting to the city centre

Passengers on flights from Athens to Rome will land at one of two airports serving the city: Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport or Ciampino Airport. The former is located 32km from the centre. A taxi is a practical way to get to the city centre, in addition to the High Speed Trenitalia. Get on Leonardo Express to go to Rome Termini railway station or Regional FL1 Trains to Rome Tiburtina. A High Speed Trenitalia is also available if you are travelling to Venice, Padua, Bologna or Florence. If driving a rental car, get on A91 – Fiumicino to Rome. From Ciampino Airport to Rome, you can opt for taxis, hired vehicles or trains.

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For flights from Athens to Rome, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Athens and Rome. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Rome more expensive than Athens to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Rome costs an around 4.00 EUR euros, 14% more expensive than Athens, with a fare of 3.50 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 25% more in Rome: 1.50 EUR euros against 1.20 EUR euros in Athens. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 16.00 EUR euros in Rome, 33% more than the 12.00 EUR euros in Athens. The price of a coffee is approximately 57% cheaper in Rome, with an average of 1.43 EUR euros, while in Athens the coffee costs 3.36 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Athens to Rome flights?
The most popular month for flights from Athens to Rome are: September, December and October.
When is the best time to travel from Athens to Rome?
A good period of the year to visit Rome from Athens really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, September is the best month to fly to Rome from Athens, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by October and December. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds February, July and November are the months with fewer searches for the route Athens -  Rome.
What is the duration of a flight from Athens to Rome?
Flight time, on average, from Athens to Rome is usually 02:15 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,159 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Rome compared to Athens?
The average temperature in Athens the average temperature is 35.31 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 5.3 mm , Rome's temperatures reach 33.63 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.32 degrees in Rome, compared to the 2.15 average degrees reported in Athens. During the winter period, Athens can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Rome have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Athens and Rome?
The most common route form Athens to Rome is: E. Venizelos (ATH) to Fiumicino (FCO). These airlines fly this route:
  • ITA Airways.
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • TAP Portugal.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Athens to Rome are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Athens to Rome are:
  • Lufthansa, stopping in Frankfurt for 80 minutes at least.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 1360 minutes stop in Istanbul.

Fiumicino - Customer reviews

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Date 2019-07-02 Age Over 70 City USA

It is overcrowded and not very clearly marked. I’m glad I got there early! I don’t know why I had to have my passport checked so many times. It was like walking through a maze.

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