By Plane / Airports
Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
This is the main airport for Rome. Most tourists and visitors come through this airport when flying to Rome.
G.B. Pastine Rome Ciampino Airport
This airport is used mostly for business and charter flights.
Click here for advices about visiting Rome by car.
From the North (Milano, Bologna, Venise, Florence, ...)
Take the A1/E35 freeway ("Autostrada Del Sole/A1/E35") going south.
Near Rome, take the exit pointing toward "Roma, Grande Raccordo Anulare, Civitavecchia, Roma nord, Rieti". Continue along "Diramazione Roma Nord/A1DIR/E35" for 0.6 km to the freeway exit toll post. A drive from Milan or Venise to Rome would cost around 28 Euros of toll fees. From Bologna around 19 Euros and from Florence, around 13 Euros.
After the freeway toll post, follow "Diramazione Roma Nord" for 17 km and take exit " Exit Settebagni, Settebagni". Turn right onto "Via Salaria/SS4" for 400 m and continue along the SS4 for 3 km. Then head towards "Grande Raccordo Anulare, Flaminia, Civitavecchia, Fiumicino" via the "Circonvallazione Settentrionale/A90" route for about 1.8 km. Take "Exit 6, Roma, Flaminio". Turn right onto the "Via Flaminia" road which becomes the "Via Flaminia Nuova" and you'll be heading toward the center of Rome.
From the South (Naples, Sicily, ...)
Take the A1/E45 freeway ("Autostrada Del Sole/A1/E45") going north.
Exit at "Roma, Grande Raccordo Anulare, L'Aquila, Teramo, Pescara, Roma est"
The toll will cost about 11 Euro from Naples to Rome.
Then take the A24 for 15 km. At "Roma" continue on the A24 for about 1km and take the "EUR, San Giovanni" exit. You'll be arriving near the center of Rome within 6.5 km.
Italy has one of the best nation-wide train system in the world and is certainly very connected to Rome. You can visit their official website for schedules and timetables going to and from the major cities in Italy and Europe.