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Flights from New York to Rome

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.

Which airlines travel from New York to Rome?

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.

How long is the flight from New York to Rome?

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.

How many flights are there from New York to Rome?

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.

What are  the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to Rome? 

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.

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Flights from New York City to Rome
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by flight between New York City, USA and Rome, Italy allowed?

Travel by plane between New York City, USA and Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome from New York City restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from New York City?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to New York City, USA from Rome, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Rome to New York City is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to USA from Italy?

Reentry to USA is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Rome?

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

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.

How much do cheap plane tickets from New York City to Rome cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from New York City to Rome to cost as little as $305 (€255)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a flight ticket from New York City to Rome?
If you’re looking to book your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the New York City to Rome flight price to come in at an average of $395 (€330)  one way.
How far is New York City to Rome by plane?
The New York City to Rome flight distance is approximately 4271 miles (6889 km).
What is the New York City to Rome flight travel time?
On average the New York City to Rome flight travel time is 14 h 55 min  for the 4271 miles (6889 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which airlines can take me between New York City and Rome?
Take the New York City to Rome flight with Norwegian Air Shuttle. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the trip between New York City and Rome as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first flight depart from New York City to Rome? When does the last flight depart from New York City to Rome?
The earliest flight departing from New York City to Rome leaves at 4: 40 AM. The last flight departing from New York City to Rome leaves at 11: 48 PM. You can find the latest New York City to Rome flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase New York City to Rome plane tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the New York City to Rome flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $395 (€330). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from New York City to Rome. Look out for plane tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.