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Getting from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia

The distance between Civitavecchia Port and Fiumicino Airport (FCO) is approximately 70 km, taking around 45 minutes by car. You have three transportation options when travelling from Rome Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port; taxi, private transfer or train. Due to the lack of direct public transportation options, the most convenient option is taking a Fiumicino Airport taxi. Taxis at Fiumicino Airport charge a flat rate of €125 to Civitavecchia Port and take just 45 minutes to reach your exact location.

Alternatively, you can take the train. However, there are no direct routes connecting FCO to Civitavecchia Port, so the journey takes over 2 hours. Nevertheless, prices are cheaper than that of a taxi and taking the combination of trains necessary to reach the cruise port will cost you €25 altogether.

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Train €25.20 120min 05:58–23:38

How to get from Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port by taxi

The most convenient way to reach the cruise port in Civitavecchia from FCO Airport is by taxi. As well as providing a door-to-door service, taxis in Rome are comfortable, efficient and operate 24/7, so you can always rely on one being available. The drive takes around 45 minutes in usual traffic conditions and costs €125.

Taxi fare from Rome Airport to Civitavecchia

Taxis at FCO Airport operate using fixed fares to the cruise port. You can expect to pay €125 for a ride from FCO to Civitavecchia Port.

*Keep in mind that rates change at night and you may be charged for factors such as extra luggage.

For long trips, such as this one, it is better to book your Fiumicino Airport taxi in advance to secure a competitive flat rate and avoid any complications.



Trip Duration

45 Min

*Rates may vary unless you book a transfer in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 from Rome Fiumicino Airport.

Where do I get it from?

Taxi ranks are easily spotted outside of the arrivals terminals; 1, 2, 3 and 5. Be aware that you may need to queue for your taxi during peak periods.


Upon landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport, the last thing you want to worry about is getting to the train station on time to catch the next train. Taking an airport taxi from Rome Airport to the cruise port means that you can relax and start your holiday early. The bonus is that taxis are available 24/7, so no matter what time you land, one will be available.

Editor’s Note

The quickest and most convenient way to travel from the airport to the cruise port is by taxi. Although it is a little more costly than the train, you will arrive at the port in no time. To ensure you get to the port on time for your onward journey, it is advised to pre-hire a private car before arriving at the airport.

Useful Tips

The taxis in Rome can take up to 4 people with 4 pieces of luggage.
Let the driver know that you are aware of the fixed fare to Civitavecchia Port.
It’s not customary to tip taxi drivers in Rome. However, if your journey was great, you can round up your fare to the nearest Euro.

How to get from Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port by train

When it comes to public transport connecting the airport to the port, options are limited. There is the possibility to reach the port of Civitavecchia by train, but you will need to make at least one changeover. The journey will take you approximately 2 hours and costs €12.60 per person.

You can take an FL1 regional train from the airport train station outside of Terminal 3 and jump off at “Roma Trastevere Station” or “Roma Ostiense”. You’ll then need to change onto an FL5 regional service heading to “Civitavecchia Station”.

You can also hop on the Leonardo Express to “Roma Termini Station” and then take a regional service to Civitavecchia Station for a similar price.

*If you don’t fancy the 15-minute walk across the pedestrian access from the train station to the port, you can hop on the Civitavecchia Port Link Bus to get directly to the port. It’s best to check the online journey planner for the most up-to-date routes.

How much does a train cost from Rome Airport to Cruise Port?

A one-way ticket from Fiumicino Airport to Roma Trastevere or Ostiense is €8. A one-way ticket from the stations to Civitavecchia Port is €4.60. Altogether, you’ll pay €12.60 for the journey from Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia by train.

*Tickets can be purchased online in advance, and from booths or self-service machines at stations.



Trip Duration

120 Min

There is an average waiting time of 30 minutes between trains.


Regional trains operate from 05:58 until 23:38.

Where do I get it from?

The airport train station is located outside of Terminal 3. If you are arriving at T1, T2 or T5, you will have to walk or jump on the airport shuttle to get to T3.


Unfortunately, there is no direct train from the airport to Civitavecchia Port, so be prepared to change at least once. This adds a lot of time to your journey and means that moving a lot of luggage will be very difficult. For a quick and painless arrival, we suggest booking an airport taxi, so that you can get your holiday off to a worry-free start.

Editor’s Note

If you arrive outside of train operating hours, your only option is to take a taxi or private transfer.

Useful Tips

Keep in mind that you will need to change a train line that will require some walking with luggage, and very likely going up and down flights of stairs.
Train tickets can be bought either online from the Trenitalia site or from the ticket machines or counters before you enter the platforms.
Make sure that you validate your tickets at the designed validation machines.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Rome. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much does taxi cost from Rome Airport to cruise port?

Taxis from Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port are charged at a flat rate. It doesn’t matter how long the journey takes, the fare will be €125. For a fully personalised service and reliable English-speaking drivers, you can secure a competitive fixed rate by booking in advance with Welcome Pickups.

How long does it take to get from the Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port?

Civitavecchia Port is around 70 km away from Fiumicino Airport,  so the journey will take around 45 minutes by taxi or car. This is assuming that there is little to no traffic.

How much is the train from Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port?

There is no direct train from Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port, you will have to take the FL1 train from the airport, then change to the FL5 train to get to the port. The total cost is around €12.60 but the journey can take over 2 hours.

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