Rome is one of the most popular eurosopean capitals for US travelers. It's a unique destination where relics of an ancient empire can be found right alongside the shopping streets and restaurants of a 21st-century metropolis. From the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain to the Forum and the Vatican, Rome offers an endless series of photo opportunities. All roads may lead to Rome, but when the Atlantic is in the way it might be necessary to book a flight from New York to Rome. Sightseers can take direct flights seven days a week with a choice of airlines, including a budget operator. Flight times to the Italian capital are a little over eight hours, with departures in the afternoon and evening from two New York airports. Additional indirect flights greatly increase the daily travel options to Rome. These flights from New York require one change en route, in a Canadian or eurosopean airport, and have longer journey times than non-stop services.
US and eurosopean airlines offer daily direct flights from New York to Rome, sometimes in a codeshare arrangement. Delta Airlines partners with Italian national airline Alitalia, Air France and Dutch national carrier KLM to provide daily direct flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Budget operator Norwegian Air Shuttle also provides direct flights to Rome from JFK, four days a week. United Airlines offers daily direct flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to Rome. Indirect connections from New York to Rome with one change en route include Air Canada departures from Newark Airport via Montreal, Aer Lingus services from JFK via Dublin and TAP Air Portugal routes via Lisbon.
Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle provides the fastest flight from New York to Rome, with their overnight connection from JFK Airport taking eight hours and ten minutes to complete the 4292 mile (6907 kilometer) trip east across the Atlantic to the Italian capital. Other direct flights from New York take between five and 20 minutes longer to reach Rome. The fastest indirect flight from New York to Rome is a TAP Air Portugal connection via Lisbon, with a total journey time of ten hours and 45 minutes. Most indirect services from New York take upwards of 1one hours, depending on the route and length of layover between flights.
There are four daily direct flights from New York to Rome five days a week, with five direct services on Thursdays and Sundays. These include daily departures from both Newark and JFK airports. Budget operator Norwegian Air Shuttle has a direct flight from JFK Airport four days a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Departure times range from late afternoon to late evening and all flights involve overnight travel to Rome. There are also around 15 daily indirect flights to Rome from New York airports, with one change required in transit. Take off times include afternoon and evening options.
Departure Airport: New York's main flight hub, John F. Kennedy International Airport is situated in Queens, 14 miles (20 kilometers) southeast of downtown, with transfers available on New York subway services to Jamaica or Howard Beach stations, connecting with AirTrain shuttles to the terminal, taking 45-60 minutes. Newark Liberty International Airport is in New Jersey, about nine miles (15 kilometers) southwest of central Manhattan, with regular rail services from the city with Amtrak and NJ Transit, taking about 30 minutes to make the trip to the airport station. Both airports have long and short stay parking lots, business lounges, currency exchange bureaux, ATMs and free WiFi. Food courts offer fast food stands, sushi bars, international restaurants, pizzerias, pubs and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls include luxury jewelers, designer fashion boutiques, bookstores and newsstands.
Arrival Airport: Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport is located 16 miles (25 kilometers) southwest of the city center, with Leonardo Express and Regional FL1 trains taking around 30 minutes to get downtown from the airport station. Facilities at the passenger terminal include car rental agencies, currency exchange desks, ATMs, business lounges, luggage storage, children's play areas and free WiFi. Dining options include international restaurants, pizzerias, fast food stands, snack bars and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls offer Italian gourmet food and wine stores, designer brand fashion and accessory boutiques, bookstores and newsstands.
Travel by plane between New York City, USA and Rome, Italy is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between New York City and Rome closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Rome to New York City is: Partially open
Reentry to USA is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/24/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to New York City from Rome here.
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