|Distance||169 miles (272 km)|
|Average flight duration||1 h|
|Average plane ticket price||$72 (€59)|
Flights from Olbia to Rome cover the 169 miles (272 km) long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Meridiana. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $72 (€59), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $50 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
Flying offers the fastest and easiest way to get between Sardinia and the Italian mainland. Direct flights from Olbia to Rome run several times a day, at all times of the year. It takes under one hour to fly from Olbia to Rome, a significant time saving compared with taking car and passenger ferries. Getting to the airport in Olbia is easy from everywhere around Sardinia, and flights from Olbia arrive into Rome's primary airport, Fiumicino. So, it's easy to get straight into the city, or to connect with other major Italian cities, shortly after landing.
One airline flies direct from Olbia to Rome, while several others offer indirect flights. Air Italy, formerly known as Meridiana, is a privately-owned Italian airline headquartered at Olbia Airport. It is Italy's second-biggest airline, and they are the only carrier to operate direct flights from Olbia to Rome. Several national airlines – including Italy's Alitalia, Switzerland's Swiss Air, Spain's Iberia, and Germany's Lufthansa offer indirect flights to Rome from Olbia, via a short stopover.
The flight from Olbia to Rome takes as little as 55 minutes direct. Some direct flights are slightly longer, around one hour. The total duration of indirect flights varies according to the airline, ticket type, and stopover route booked. The total travel time for indirect flights varies from four hours, with a quick connection, to 15-20 hours, including a longer layover or an overnight city stay.
Flights from Olbia to Rome run every day of the year, with around 30 scheduled flights a week. The most frequent and convenient services are Air Italy's direct daily flights, which depart in the morning, afternoon, and evening. There are up to five of these direct services a day, in addition to various indirect options from different airlines. Flights are more frequent during summer months (June to August), but they run regularly throughout the year.
Departure airport: Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB) is the departure airport for all flights to Rome. The airport has free WiFi zones, luggage storage, a nursery and baby-change area, information desks, a VIP lounge, several shops, restaurants, and a wine bar. Public bus lines two and 10 run every 15 minutes from the city to the airport, or it's a 10-minute drive or taxi.
Arrival airport: Rome's main airport, Rome-Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci (FCO), is the arrival point for the vast majority of flights from Olbia. The airport has a wide range of shops, eateries, and car hire operators. There are information desks, hotels, and a First Aid center if needed. A taxi or car ride to the city center takes around 45-50 minutes. Alternatively, the Leonardo Express is a direct, non-stop train service that runs up to every 15 minutes from Fiumicino Airport to Rome's central train station, Termini, in just 32 minutes.
Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport most frequently.
The most popular departure airport with passengers for this route, called Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport, is located 2 miles (3 km) from the city center of Olbia.
The most popular arrival airport, Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport, is located 14 miles (22 km) away from the city center of Rome. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to the city center in Rome.
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