The Leonardo Express is the name of the train that will shuttle you from Rome's main international airport, Fiumicino, to central Rome's Termini station.
A Leonardo Express train leaves every half hour in each direction.
From Rome Termini: Trains to the airport start at 5:52 in the morning, with trains running at 22 and 52 minutes after the hour. The last train of the day departs at 22.52 (10:52pm)
From Rome's Fiumicino International Airport: Trains to Termini Station start at 6:35 in the morning, with trains running at 5 and 35 minutes after the hour. The last train of the day departs at 23.35 (11:37pm)
The train covers the 37 km in around 31 minutes.
Important Note: These schedules may change, but in general the trains run every thirty minutes.
Cost: You can get the cost from the Leonardo Express link above. Currently (2013), the price starts at 14 Euro, depending upon where you buy your ticket.
You can order tickets on the Leonardo Express online from Rail Europe. The tickets, according to the website, are good for a whole day. See: Leonardo Express
At Termini Station, the Leonardo Express is found on track 24, much closer to the main tracks than it was before 1012. Be aware that any offer to help you buy tickets or carry your bags is likely to lead to a demand of money from you.
Where to Buy Tickets at Rome Termini
Tickets can be purchased at the main ticket windows, as well as at the automatic ticket machines and at the news/tobacco stores in the foyer of Termini station.
Validate your tickets prior to boarding the train by using the machines near the track, called obliteratrici in Italian.
Buying Tickets at Fiumicino Airport
See our Rome Airport to Central Rome page.
Transfers from Other Airports in Italy
For information on other Italian airport transfers, or to get more information and up to date ticket prices on the Leonardo Express, see the Trenitalia Transfers to and from the Airport page.
Alternatives to Train Service from Fiumicino to Central Rome
You can, of course, get a taxi into central Rome by using the taxi stand in front of Fiumicino airport. Use only authorized taxis (white vehicles with a taximeter) available at the arrivals areas of each terminal. A taxi ride should cost about 40 Euros.
A Rome Airport Shuttle is also available, a van service which can take you to your hotel or private address in Rome.
For those who would like to have shuttle tickets firmly in hand before their trip, Select Italy offers a Rome Airport Shuttle that takes you directly from Rome Fiumicini Airport to your hotel (book direct).