Facts for the visitor

Airport

Most international fligths land at Fiumicino – Leonardo da Vinci International Airport located 35.0 km; 21.7 mi, west of Rome’s historic city centre.
Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport is the secondary international airport of Rome, situated 12.0 km south southeast of central Rome.

To/from the Airports
Plan at least one hour’s travel time to get to any of the airports in the middle of the day.

From/to Fiumicino

  • By Taxi
    Outside the terminals you will find the taxi station – cost from Fiumicino Airport to Hotel in city centre: € 48,00 one way (supplement for each piece of luggage depending on size).
  • By Train
    From Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci airport, take the Leonardo Express train to Termini Central Station – cost € 14,00 per person, one way trains every 30 minutes. Travel time: 32 minutes.
  • By Bus (Terravision)
    From Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport, you will find Terravision busses that will take you to Termini Station – cost € 4,00 per person one way, € 8,00 per person return ticket. Travel time: 55 minutes.

From/to Ciampino

  • By Taxi
    Outside the terminal you will find the taxi station – cost of the taxi from Ciampino Airport to Hotel in city centre: €30,00 one way (supplement for each piece of luggage depending on size).
  • By Bus (Terravision)
    From Ciampino Airport, you will find Terravision busses outside the airport that will take you to Termini Station – cost € 4,00 per person one way, € 8,00 per person return ticket

Rome tourist attractions

Visit www.turismoroma.it (English, Français, Espanol, Deutsch). Maps to download (city map, bus and metro maps).

Roma Pass for free entry to museums and public transportation ( valid for 48/72 hours). You can purchase the Roma Pass at all major Archeological sites (Roman Colosseum, Roman forum etc) travel agencies, tourist information points (APT tel. 06 488 991), newsstands, tobacconists (La Tabaccheria) and some museums and hotels.
Info at www.romapass.it

 

Public transports

Rome has a public transport system consisting of buses, metro, tram and city railways.
Information on time tables, network, routes planning, people with disabilities needs, and fares can be found at www.atac.roma.it

Tickets. If you plan to use public transportation only occasionally Your ticket is a BIT (1.50 euro); if you need to travel on different means for the whole day or for several hours Your ticket is ROMA24h; for two, three or seven days Your tickets are ROMA 48h, ROMA72h, CIS ticket.

Taxi

RADIOTAXI 06.3570 – SAMARCANDA 06.5551 – PRONTO TAXI 06.6645

Chiama Taxi: with this app you can call your taxi from your smartphone o tablet reducing waiting times and costs.

Taxi Companies offering Wheelchair-accessible taxis: Easy Access 06.3570 http://www.3570.it/servizi/mobilita/en.default.asp

Money & Other info

The Italian currency is the EURO (1 euro =1.086 USD). All major credit cards are known and accepted throughout most establishments although smaller restaurants may not have facilities or may have a policy of a minimum charge. Anyway it’s a good idea to carry a little cash at all times. ATMs are available everywhere.

Tipping
In restaurants check that a 10% service charge is not already included in the bill. In bars and cafes tipping is less frequent, some leave a few coins.

Telephone or fax
The international code for Italy is 0039 (+39). The city code for Rome is 06 and must be dialed with local calls. Local and long distance calls can be made from public phones. Public phones only accept phone cards, these can be bought at Tobacconists and Newsstands.

Emergency number
112

Electricity
220V AC. Plugs are either 2 or 3 prong. Most hotels have hairdryers or shaving points. Adaptator can be bought at hardware store.

Smoking in public places
Smoking inside is forbidden. You can only smoke in streets and in open areas

Children
If you are travelling with your children, and require childcare during the ISEE2016 Conference let them live a fun experience at the daily Summer Camps organized at Explora: the Children’s Museum in Rome. EXPLORA is just 2 km from Auditorium Parco della Musica. To book please send an email to biglietteria@mdbr.it and make sure you mention ISEE2016 in the booking.
Info at https://www.mdbr.it