The following information is useful prior to departure in order to make time spent in the airport more comfortable. In the areas open to the public, several useful services are available (pharmacies, banks, a post office, currency exchange points, a drycleaner's).
There are also numerous shops (clothing, leather goods, books, electronic, travel cases, etc.) and bars and restaurants where travelers can enjoy typical Italian dishes. The Intercontinental "Leonardo da Vinci" Roma – Fiumicino airport, just 32 kilometers outside of Rome, can be easily reached by car, taxi, train, bus and shuttle.