Rome Airport (FCO)
Flights from Australia to Rome will disembark at Rome Airport Fiumicino.
Rome Airport Fiumicino (FCO) is Rome's international airport and the largest airport in Italy. The airport is also known as Leonardo da Vinci airport of Rome, after the iconic Italian artist and inventor.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Rome Airport Fiumicino. Book your Rome Airport accommodation.
Getting to Rome
There are many airlines that offer flights to Rome from Australia that involve a stopover in a third destination. Flights from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne via Dubai take between 23 and 25 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Perth via Dubai take around 20 hours.
Airlines that fly to Rome
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Rome from Australia include:
For more on Rome vacations check out our Rome travel guide or view our range of Rome vacation packages that include flights, accommodation and often other extras like tours or car hire.
Once the centerpiece of the great Roman empire, the architectural legacy of this glorious ancient civilization invites exploration. Be mesmerised by the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever constructed, capable of seating 50,000 eager spectators keen to enjoy the gladiatorial conquests. Another highlight is St Peter's Basilica, completed in 1626. Today it represents the heart of Catholicism and is a major pilgrimage destination for Catholics worldwide. Together with the adjoining St Peter's Square, the Basilica is a must-see site and where a number of Rome tours are available.
Other significant attractions in Rome include the Trevi Fountain, the Vittorio Emanuele monument and the Spanish Steps. Surrounding these attractions you will find a great array of centrally located Rome accommodation options. There are also many impressive piazzas including Piazza Navona, Piazza della Rotonda, Piazza della Repubblica and Piazza della Minerva. Watching an Italian opera in the nation's capital at the Rome Opera House is a special experience.