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Flights to Italy in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$1,747Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip from$2,169From Auckland Intl to Italy
One-way from$14One-way flight from Auckland to Italy

Cheap flights to Italy in July, August 2021

The best prices found for FCO flights for July, August
14 Aug - 21 Aug
$1,995pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Aug - 21 Aug
$2,364pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Aug - 21 Aug
$3,371pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Italy 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Italy found for this year
16 Dec - 8 Jan
$1,448pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 Dec - 8 Jan
$1,518pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Dec - 8 Jan
$1,523pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Cheapest prices for Italy flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Italy found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,266
February
$1,415
March
$1,387
April
$1,504
May
$1,391
June
$1,443
July
$1,628
August
$1,531
September
$1,483
October
$1,306
November
$1,289
December
$1,454
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Italy is January. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Italy?

Average Rome flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
AKL - ROM
Price
$1,266 - $2,459
ROM
Temperature
13 - 32 °C
ROM
Rainfall
6 - 49 mm

Peak Season:

You’ll find Italy is extremely busy from June to September, especially around the seaside resorts where tourists cram into hotels. Italy as a country is a year-round place to visit, although you can still find cheap flight tickets if you book in advance. Italy hosts a variety of events and festivals throughout the year so make sure to check if your dates coincide with any as they will make your flights to Italy more expensive. Ski lovers can visit the mountain resorts anywhere from December to April. You’ll find less crowds from September to October although certain tourist traps such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Florence Cathedral are always packed.

Off Season:

The quietest time of the year for most parts of Italy is from November to December. The shorter days and winter weather cause a lot of attractions to close or open for just a few hours. You can find the cheapest flights to Italy during this season though and hotels offer much cheaper rates. Cities such as Venice are always expensive though so even if you find cheap flight tickets you might struggle to find accommodation to suit.

When is the best time to book a flight to Italy?

Depending on your lifestyle and hobbies, there are several different times which are the best to book flights to Italy. For example if you love to hit the slopes then you should aim to book your flights to Italy a couple of months before December, whereas if you are hoping to relax on the beaches and experience the central cities of the country then secure your flight tickets a couple of months before you want to travel. If you decide to book your flights to Italy for somewhere between June and September, you might need to book your flights 3 or 4 months in advance to make the best savings. Once you’ve settled on a part of Italy to visit you’ll be able to start finding the best deals, or if you are flexible simply compare each location and secure the flight tickets for whichever offers the cheapest flights.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Italy?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Italy. Wednesday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Italy?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Italy trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Italy?

Flights from London to Rome – 2 hours 30 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Florence – 3 hours 50 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Rome – 4 hours 25 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Florence – 5 hours 05 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Italy?

There are a host of airlines that offer cheap flights to Italy and due to the competitiveness you can quite easily find great deals on flight tickets. Ryanair, Norwegian, easyJet, British Airways and Alitalia are just a handful of the many airlines. You’ll find prices vary depending on where in Italy you want to visit although Ryanair and easyJet frequently offer the cheapest flights to Italy. That said, during the peak season you’ll notice the price of checked in baggage increase dramatically for Ryanair. Norwegian provide free WiFi onboard for the entirety of their flights and British Airways offer complimentary snacks and drinks as well as a free executive membership to earn points. Once you’ve figured out where you want to travel it’s worth comparing a couple of different airlines to find the cheapest flights to Italy.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Rome Airport:

There is a direct train, the Leonardo Express, which operates between the airport and the centre of Rome around ever half an hour. You can buy your ticket either from the platform or from newsstands and shops. You’ll need to use the validation machines at the station or onboard before your journey begins otherwise you’ll face a fine. There are also bus services available from outside of the airport. You can find out about the timetables and which number is best for you once your flights to Italy land. Lastly you can opt for a taxi although these are a lot more expensive than the train.

Florence Airport:

The airport is located just 4km away from the city centre as is easily accessible via public transport. There is a bus service that operates to and from the airport. The service runs daily and is very frequent, with a journey time of around 20 minutes.  The shuttles stop running around midnight so it is more convenient to jump into a taxi from then, just make sure you agree on a fee before you get in. You can get taxis during any point of the day but they are a lot more expensive than the bus shuttles.

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