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Rome is a historical European town, accompanied by influx of tourists all year round. The squares and churches in this town bear the traces of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Churches keep on their walls the best works of art dating back to those periods. Moreover, although the city is small enough to be discovered by foot, it offers a wide range of activities to do. Rome is full of amazing surprises on every corner. Istanbul competes with this pretty Italian city precisely in surprises. Book your flight for a journey between these two historical cities with Turkish Airlines now to enjoy a privileged and relaxing flight.

Turkish Airlines offers five direct flights in average every day from Rome to Istanbul. This average number of flights remains quite the same throughout the year. The distance between these cities is roughly one thousand three hundred kilometers. Flights take off from Rome Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO) every day and land at either Istanbul Airport (IST) or Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) within nearly two hours and thirty minutes.

From: Rome

Rome has generally been associated with its remarkable Trevi Fountain, often cited as the “Fountain of Love”. City offers a wide range of famous Italian pizzerias and ice cream shops all around the fountain. Coliseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill are among the popular spots surviving until today from the Roman Empire, enthralling the visitors with all their glory. Moreover, Rome is also a home to the one of a kind priceless works of Michelangelo, one of the primary master artists of the Renaissance period. The Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City is full of the best works of Michelangelo. Captivating by its architecture, Vatican City can easily be reached via the urban subway line.

Rome hosts two airports as Roma Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO) and Ciampino Airport (CIA). Turkish Airlines flights from Rome take off from Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO).

Transportation to Rome Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO)

Located 32 kilometers from the city center, Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO) hosts a great number of flights each day. You may reach the airport by public transportation like the railway, buses, airport shuttles, or, by the cabs serving 7/24.

Buses are frequently used in reaching the airport, which would be a budget friendly option to get to the airport within nearly an hour. Airport shuttles, on the other hand, set off from Termini, the central railway station of Rome. You may purchase your tickets as online or while getting on the shuttles. The fastest way to reach the airport is Leonardo Express trains which depart from Termini and get to the airport within thirty minutes in average.

Destination: Istanbul

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İstanbul; truly a town of syntheses by its architecture, communities and its location between Asia and Europe… There are countless must-see spots to visit, hundreds of activities to do in this magical city. Probably, for this reason, Istanbul succeeds fascinating its guests every time, even visited many times before. As one of the trendiest districts recently, Galata is highly rich in cafés, boutiques and design stores, besides has a vibrant routine until the late night. The nearby district, Karaköy is equally good as Galata. Walking down Çukurcuma through Tophane art galleries to Karaköy offers a complete Istanbul experience for travellers.

There are two international airports serving in Istanbul: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Both airports serve as the point of arrival for Turkish Airlines flights from Rome to Istanbul.

Transportation from Istanbul Airport (IST) to the city center

Istanbul Airport is approximately 35 km from Istanbul city center and there are plenty of transport options available, such as taxi, rent-a-car and airport shuttles. For more information on public transportation to Istanbul Airport, check our transport information page.

You can rent-a-car from the rent-a-car companies at Istanbul Airport (IST), or you can rent a taxi when there’s more traffic. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the city center by taxi, and costs around 100-110 TL. You can travel comfortably on the Airport shuttles at all most any hour of the day, and these shuttles reach many places in the city.

Transportation from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) to the city center

Some of the flights from Rome to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines land at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Located on the Anatolian side, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) is 40 kilometers from the center and offers a couple of different alternatives for transportation, including airport shuttles, municipal buses and cabs. Those planning to use the buses may get on the bus numbered E3 to 4th Levent, E9 to Bostancı, E11 to Kadıköy, E18 to Altunizade and Umraniye and KM22 to Kartal Subway Station.

You may easily reach Kadıköy, Yenisahra and Taksim districts with the airport shuttles. Cabs would be another favorite option for reaching the city center. If your place of accommodation is on the Anatolian side, you may prefer the cabs for a swift transportation.

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