The cheapest times to fly from FWA to FCO are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • October 15th to December 16th

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 FWA to FCO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1743 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $683 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Rome

Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to Rome (FCO) will usually cost between $882 to $1668 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 $868. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1659. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $791 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1254 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to FCO flight.

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

FWA to FCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FWA to FCO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Fort Wayne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FCO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into FWA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rome, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Wayne. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $135 (11%) 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 $1131. Return trip prices are from the FCO to FWA 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 FWA to FCO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 31 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 FWA to FCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Capodichino Airport (NAP) in Naples

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from FCO
  • Usually 12.52% less expensive than FCO
  • 2-layover flights available

See FWA to NAP flights


Flight Hacking FWA to FCO

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 FWA to FCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (FWA > JFK > FCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $774
  • Average savings: $481 (38.32%)

See FWA to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (FWA > LGA > FCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $788
  • Average savings: $466 (37.16%)

See FWA to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (FWA > EWR > FCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $791
  • Average savings: $464 (36.96%)

See FWA to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fiumicino Airport to Fort Wayne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4742 miles or 7631 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to FCO flight is about 9 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and Rome?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from FWA to FCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFWA
Origination airport nameFort Wayne International Airport
CityFort Wayne, IN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeFCO
Destination airport nameFiumicino Airport


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