The cheapest times to fly from PHX to FCO are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th 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 PHX to FCO is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1517 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $556 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Rome

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Rome (FCO) will usually cost between $650 to $1260 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $665. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1322. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $657 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $900 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to FCO flight.

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

PHX to FCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to FCO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FCO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rome, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $128 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $839. Return trip prices are from the FCO to PHX 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 PHX 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 12 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHX 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 PHX to FCO — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $702
  • Average savings: $199 (22.06%)

See PHX to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (PHX > EWR > FCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $743
  • Average savings: $158 (17.5%)

See PHX to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (PHX > LGA > FCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $757
  • Average savings: $143 (15.89%)

See PHX to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, EgyptAir, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fiumicino Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6150 miles or 9897 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to FCO flight is about 12 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Rome?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from PHX to FCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

Return Airport

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


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