Compare Cheap Flights from Brisbane to Rome, Italy
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Public Transport and How to Get Around
The best way to get around Rome upon arriving on flights Brisbane to Rome is on foot. Many of the city's top attractions are close together or located in pedestrian-only areas. After your Brisbane to Rome flights land at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO), and you've checked into your hotel, put on your most comfortable walking shoes and hit the pavements.
One of the cheapest ways to explore Rome is with the metro. The lines run all over the city making it an efficient and convenient transportation option. Single tickets cost as little as 1.50 EUR ($2.39 AUD), and there are stops near the Vatican, Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon.
If you're a budget traveller booking flights Brisbane to Rome, take the bus from Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) to the city centre. The journey time is around 40 minutes, and after you arrive, you can transfer to the metro or hail a cab to take you to your hotel.
The tram is a scenic way to explore Rome. The lines run into the city centre and to many of Rome's neighbourhoods. You can buy single tickets or a day pass for the metro, buses and tram lines.
If flights Brisbane to Rome arrive late or you have a lot of bags, it's best to take a taxi from Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO). A one-way trip will cost you 48 EUR ($76.36 AUD). You can also use the ride-sharing app Uber if you ever need to catch a lift while exploring the city centre.
The Leonardo Express train is the fastest way to get from Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) to the city once your flights Brisbane to Rome land. Tickets cost 14 EUR ($22.27 AUD) per person. There's also the more affordable Sabina-Fiumicino line (FR1) that is only EUR 8 ($12.73 AUD) per person.
The Best Time to Visit
The best time to book cheap flights to Rome from Brisbane is for travel between September and April. The summer crowds have yet to arrive, and you won't have to squeeze past too many people to see the Trevi Fountain. Airlines may also lower their prices for flights Brisbane to Rome, and hotels often have specials to make up for the seasonal lull.
Rome is at its busiest between May and August. Travellers from all over Europe, plus those on flights Brisbane to Rome, converge to the city to soak up the good weather. If you're booking Brisbane to Rome return flights over these months, you'll want to organise your trip as soon as possible to lock in cheaper rates and to get a spot at your first choice hotel.
If you can handle the cold winter temperatures, December to February is low season in Rome. The less than ideal weather means you won't find crowds of people outside the Vatican and deals on cheap flights Brisbane to Rome are easy to find.
Landmarks and Monuments You Can’t Miss
The Colosseum is one of the many reasons people book flights Brisbane to Rome. Built in AD 72, it's one of the oldest buildings in the city and is the largest intact structure from the antiquity period. You can book guided tours if you want to know more about the history of the building or you can admire the exterior Colosseum for free.
If you're a history or architecture buff, visiting the Pantheon is a must. It's an iconic structure in the centre of Rome that shows off the skills of Roman builders.
The Vatican's religious significance is why a lot of travellers buy tickets to Rome from Brisbane each year. It's the smallest country in the world and houses some of the most incredible artefacts. Inside you can see Pope's apartments as well as the incredible Sistine Chapel.
The Roman Forum is where you can find some of the best-preserved Roman ruins. Once your Brisbane to Rome flights have landed, you can ask your hotel to book you on a guided tour. You'll get to walk past some of the top sites such as the Temple of Saturn, the Arch of Septimius Severus, and the Arch of Titus.
Few travellers book tickets to Rome from Brisbane and skip tossing a coin into the Trevi Fountain. It's one of the most popular attractions in the city. If you want to avoid the crowds and get a good photo, get here as soon as the sun rises.