The cheapest times to fly from FCO to TPA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FCO to TPA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1563 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $558 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Rome (FCO) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $735 to $1296 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $753. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1378. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $625 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $881 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FCO to TPA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FCO to TPA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FCO to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FCO to TPA flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rome. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Tampa, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Rome. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $118 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $830. Return trip prices are from the TPA to FCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FCO to TPA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from FCO to TPA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 5.85% less expensive than TPA
  • 1-layover flights available

See FCO to MCO flights


Flight Hacking FCO to TPA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FCO to TPA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (FCO > OSL > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $523
  • Average savings: $358 (40.64%)

See FCO to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (FCO > CPH > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $558
  • Average savings: $323 (36.66%)

See FCO to OSL flights

Hack #3: London (FCO > LGW > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $564
  • Average savings: $317 (35.98%)

See FCO to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FCO to TPA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Fiumicino Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5185 miles or 8344 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FCO to TPA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FCO to TPA flight is about 10 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Rome and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from FCO to TPA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FCO
Origination airport name Fiumicino Airport
City Rome
Country Italy
Latitude 41.8
Longitude 12.3

Return Airport

Destination code TPA
Destination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5


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