Getting to Rome
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Rome has two international airports with over 40 million passengers passing through the city every year.
Once you have your ticket and know which airport you land in, find out how to get to the centre of Rome from Leonardo da Vinci Airport or Ciampino Airport:
- The Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino Airport is the largest airport in Rome and Italy with over 40 million passengers using one of its terminals in 2015.
- The Rome-Ciampino Airport (CIA) is the second most important international airport in Rome. It is located 7.5 miles from the city centre and moves nearly 6 million passengers a year.
Public Transport in the city of Rome
The public transport system in Rome is very varied, cheap and user friendly. Click ..here.. for more information about the many means of public transport in Rome.
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Rome facts & figures
The city of Rome has a population of almost 3 million, with 4.3 million living in the metropolitan area.
The official currency in Italy is the Euro, since 1999.
Electricity and plugs
The majority of the plugs in Italy are "Type L" (Italian socket type) with three prongs. However, it is also possible to find the "Type C" (Europlug), both with a voltage of 220V.
If you're travelling from the UK, the US, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, you'll need a travel plug adaptor. You can either purchase one before you leave or you can ask to borrow one at your hotel.
Important telephone numbers
- Police: 112
- Emergencies: 113
- Sanitary emergencies: 118
- Area code for Rome: 06
- Country code for Italy: +39