Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 4 Nights Sevilla/Cordoba in Nov; How to split up
  2. 2 seat reservations
  3. 3 Switzerland part of 3-week trip
  4. 4 Crannog Centre or Atholl Country Life Museum
  5. 5 14 days from Frankfurt to Paris by train
  6. 6 Paris experts- hotel near train ?
  7. 7 European Sampler, 4 weeks, 6 countries?
  8. 8 Italy in a week
  9. 9 HELP: 3rd trip to France - where should I go?
  10. 10 Varenna to hotel near Milan airport
  11. 11 4 Greek islands- best way to hop?
  12. 12 Driving in Saint Emilion
  13. 13 Tips for tour company tour guides
  14. 14 Lisbon to San Sebastián to Madrid itinerary help!
  15. 15 Valencia Spain
  16. 16 Germany-Car or Train
  17. 17 Night Bus?
  18. 18 TER ticket bought online -- good all day?
  19. 19 Trip Report Italian Opera-Edinburgh Tattoo-"Great" Houses-Cornwall: Ongoing and FINAL
  20. 20 Andalucia Spain
  21. 21 Advice for Time in Cumbria and/or Yorkshire Dales
  22. 22 Gtg's in Paris this summer ?
  23. 23 Provence Hotel and Flights
  24. 24 Short time in Vienna
  25. 25 Jewish Vienna
View next 25 » Back to the top

Airport trains in Rome and Barcelona

Jump to last reply

Good morning!

I'm flying from the USA to Rome, and then from Rome to Barcelona. I've heard plenty about both cities' reputations for having lots of pickpockets and the occasional mugging, and about what travelers can do to make themselves less of a target.

I'm planning to take the airport train into the city, and then walk the last few blocks to my hotel. I will have a wheeled suitcase and a backpack. So I will definitely look like a tourist.

What I'd like to know is what precautions others on this forum have taken to stay safe while riding public transit with luggage, or walking from a subway stop to their hotel with luggage.

For whatever it's worth, I've ridden airport trains and walked to hotels with luggage in other cities like San Francisco, Berlin, and Beijing, and never been pickpocketed, robbed, or even felt threatened.

Thank you!

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement