Rome is also one of the most visited cities in Europe, every year millions of tourists from all over the world decide to spend a weekend in this magnificent city. Roma Termini station is the main station of the city and is also the largest in Italy for passenger traffic. Thanks to its central location you can also reach the other stations of Rome, Trastevere, Ostiense and Tiburtina, in a short time. Every year about 150 million passengers pass through this station and that is why it is considered very important at European level, the fifth in Europe.
You can reach Roma Termini station in different ways, by public transport or by taxi. With the subway line A, line B and line B1 you just have to get off at the Termini stop and you will find yourself in Piazza dei Cinquecento, where the station is located. There are many trams that stop in front of the station and the service is available from 5:30 in the morning until 24:00. Also the bus and the taxi stop is in Piazza Cinquecento.
From Roma Termini to Fiumicino airport there is a non-stop service called Leonardo Express that leaves every 30 minutes and takes just half an hour. The first train leaves Rome Termini at 5:35 and the last at 22:35. The ticket costs 14€ and children under 4 years travel free. Or you can always take a taxi just outside the station, but the cost depends on the traffic and travel time.
To go from Roma Termini to Ciampino you can take either a shuttle bus or a train that stops at Ciampino station and then take a bus in front of the airport. The bus takes about 40 minutes, while the train 20 minutes. Or you can take a taxi and the fixed fare is 50€.
Inside the station there is an area dedicated to car rental, with branches of different companies: Auto Europa, Avis, Budget Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.Bank and Exchange
Inside the station you can withdraw money from different banks: BNL, Intesa Sanpaolo, Unipol and Monte dei Paschi di Siena. There are also 4 Forexchange counters open every day from 7:00 to 22:00 where you can change money. On the ground floor there is also an Italian Post Office open Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 19:00 and on Saturday until 13:15.Luggage storage
The luggage storage is managed by KiPoint and it is the place where you can leave your luggage when you want to go around the shops or when you want to wait for the train in total peace. The rates of storage are for each piece of luggage 6 € for the first 5 hours and 1 € for each additional hour from 6a to 12a and 0.50 € for each subsequent hour.Toilets
The toilets are located on the -1 floor in via Giolitti or always on the -1 floor but in via Marsala. They are open from 6:00 to 23:00 and the cost is 1€.Ticket office
The Trenitalia ticket office is located on the track floor in the atrium of the station and is open every day from 06.30 to 22.05. Here you can buy all kinds of tickets, from regional to international. Next to Trenitalia office there is also Italo and it is open every day from 05:35 to 22:35.Safety and security
The Rome Termini Railway Police Office is located in front of track 13, offers support in the station but also on board and is open 24 hours.Lounges Area
Trenitalia's Travel Room is located at the beginning of platform 1 and is a waiting area reserved for all those who have a Trenitalia ticket. The Freccia Club Lounge is located in front of tracks 2 and 3 and is open every day from 5:45 to 22:00. Italo's Lounge is located near tracks 23 and 24 and is open daily from 5:35 to 22:35. And finally, the ItaliaPass Lounge is located near platform 25 and is open to everyone from 9:00 to 6:00 and costs €17.Lost and found
Lost and found is a service managed by the City of Rome and is located on the Circonvallazione Ostiense at number 191. The office is open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 13:00 and on Thursday until 17:00.Parking
The Kiss and Ride car park in Roma Termini is open every day from 6:00 to 24:00 and is equipped with 30 parking spaces, where the first 15 minutes you can stop for free otherwise it costs € 2.80 per hour. The parking located in Piazza dei Cinquecento has 199 parking spaces and is open every day from 6:00 to 24:00 and from the 1st to the 3rd hour you pay € 2.20 per hour, from the 4th to the 9th hour € 1.70 per hour and from the 10th hour you pay the daily rate of € 18.
Near Roma Termini station there are many monuments, all with a unique architecture in the world. Just 5 minutes walk away are the Baths of Diocletian, the largest of ancient Rome. Another great monument a few steps from Termini station is the National Roman Museum, known as Palazzo Massimo. A four-storey building with all the walls completely embellished with frescoes that reproduce the tastes of the luxurious Roman residences. Always within walking distance, about 15 minutes, there is the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the only one that still retains the original early Christian plan. And finally, just a 20 minute walk away, there is the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in the world that is definitely worth a visit.