Rome Ciampino Airport is an international airport located just seven miles south of the city of Rome. Originally opened in 1916, it is one of the oldest airports still in operation in the world today. Ciampino Airport was originally the main airport in Rome but after Fiumicino Airport opened, Ciampino instead started to focus on charter and exclusive flights. It is now also used by many budget airlines and the amount of passengers it handles on a yearly basis is increasing.
Although an old airport, Rome Ciampino is still home to a good selection of modern facilities. There is a good selection of eating options and everything from small cafeterias to high class Italian cuisine can be enjoyed. There is also a variety of shops including duty free which is available after check-in. Other facilities include a bank, money exchange kiosks, ATMs, a VIP lounge which is suitable for business meetings, first aid and tourist information desks. The whole airport is wheelchair accessible.
There is only one passenger terminal at Rome Ciampino Airport and there are currently only two airlines that operate: Ryan Air and Wizz Air. Flights do depart to a variety of locations so you should have no trouble travelling to most countries in Europe if you wish.
Getting To and From the Airport
Whilst there are no rail connections between Rome Ciampino and the city of Rome there are a number of buses which depart from outside the terminals and take passengers to the nearby railway stations. The only other transport options are taxis and car hire Rome Ciampino Airport. Car hire is most passengers preferred choice and you can use the search facilities on the anycarhire.com website to compare the prices and book before you travel.