Has anyone heard of or used 'Bobs Limousines' or 'romaclick.com' for transfers from Fumincino Airport? If so what are you thoughts or experiences in dealings with them?
Any other suggestions, our hotel is out of Central Rome so taxi or prearranged transfer is best.
dear maba, I've never heard about the 2 services you says, but where is exactly your hotel?
from fiumicino airport you can take a local train (direction fara sabina or orte) which stops in a lot of stations across rome, also outside the city. The following are all the stops, you can check on the map if your hotel is close to one of them.
Magliana (rome south )
Roma Ostiense ( connection to underground stop) [Rome centre]
Roma Tuscolana (connection to underground stop)[Rome centre]
Roma Tiburtina(connection to underground stop)[Rome centre]
Roma Nomentana (Rome north)
Nuovo Salario(Rome north)
Settebagni (salaria road area, Rome north)
Monterotondo-Mentana (outside rome, direction north)
Piana Bella Di Montelibretti
you can check here for the timetable: www.trenitalia.it
I suggest you, if possible, to use public transport, maybe connection between trains and underground, or with bus...
Taxi could be REALLY EXPENSIVE .
Thanks, The train is an option we are staying at PINETA PALACE - VIA SAN LINO PAPA,
I don't know how we would go taking luggage on a suburban rail system? We only have one medium size case each and a day pack as carry on. Althoughg, it shouldn't be peak time as w e fly in at about 11:30am.
i search the place where is your hotel.you can arrive 250 metres far from your hotel with public transports ; you have to take 2 trains and a bus.
I write you the itinerary:
from rome fiumicino take the train direction:Settebagni (or fara Sabina or Orte, same directions), (FR1) for 5 stops, get off the train to TRASTEVERE STATION.
here take the train (FR3) direction:cesano di roma (or Viterbo, same direction)and get off the train after 5 stops, at GEMELLI station.
Then go to the BUS STOP Pineta Sacchetti/Pascucci, and take the bus number 994 direction Valle Aurelia or the bus number 446 (direction Circonvallazione Cornelia).
get off the bus at PINETA SACCHETTI/CALASANZIANE stop (ask the driver to notice you the stop) and walk for 250 metres.
on this web site:http://www.atac.roma.it/ you can download useful maps of the city and the public transport. They are on the right hand side of the web page, under the name: Mappe del trasporto. If you download "metro e ferrovie regionali" you will see this itinerary on the map.
trains are really crowded in the morning between 7.30 and 9.00, and probably in the afternoon, between 17.30 and 19.00 (offices opening/closing time)
That's a good site & I really appreciate your detailed information. I now have a legible printed map of the Rome metro rail system.
As it turns out, for our last week in Rome we are staying at an apartment near S.Pietro statzione. I realise we can get there from this Hotel - it's on the same line.
I am getting a very good appreciation of Roman transport system and am 12,000Km away!
Thanks again ciao
Oh Lua just to add, the city map is very good to, it also shows the bus routes. I would like more street detail but it certainly gives a good overall appreciation of Roma & I can zoom in.