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Using Rome's public transport (Naples, Pompeii & Sorrento)

Index to guides to fares, maps, travel passes and how to use Rome's public transport


Rome public transport

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Rome Metro

The Rome Metro has just two lines, intersecting at Rome's Termini Station. A third line is still being implemented. Although limited, the Metro is by far quicker than any of the surface transports available.

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Rome public buses

Rome's buses are very comprehensive and frequent and for the most part reliable. In many ways its a victim of their own success with chronic overcrowding for most of the day on popular routes.

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Rome rail services

Most visitors to Rome will only use trains if they are arriving from another city or using the airport train, the Leonardo Express to/from Fiumicinio, the main airport. The main station is Termini Station.

rome public transport tickets and passes

Rome public transport tickets & passes

Public transport in Rome is very accessible for the visitor and very good value. There is a range of ticketing options for bus and Metro which are operated seamlessly.

Our favourite Rome transport deals and offers

Rome public transport card

Rome tourist transport services and passes

hop-on hop-off sightseeing buses rome

Hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus

There is an overwhelming choice of different lines offering a classic double deck open top sightseeing bus, operating a hop-on, hop-off service to all the main sights and attractions in Rome.

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Private car tours

Hire a driver and vehicle for the ultimate in convenience. Itineraries can be our tried and tested tours or you can design your own schedule. Transport tours on the way to/from airports and cruises available.

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Public transport & sightseeing passes

A choice of passes aimed at the tourist combining public transport, sightseeing buses and attraction tickets all in various permutations are available.

Airport and Cruise Port transfers

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Rome Fiumicino Airport

Fiumicino is Rome's main airport with a choice of city transfer options including airport bus, train, shuttle and city cabs. Find out which is best for you.

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Rome Ciampino Airport

Ciampino is Rome's second airport dominated by the low cost budget carrier Ryanair. There is a choice of city transfer options, but no direct train service.

Civitavecchia cruise port

Rome Civitavecchia Cruise Port

Civitavechia is Rome's cruise port about an hours drive north-west of the city. Frequent train services operate between Civitavechia and Rome, with vehicle options too.

Naples airport shuttle bus

Naples Airport

Naples airport is quite close to the city itself, just north-east of the city centre. There are good bus links that service the whole of Naples as well as the nearby regional towns like Sorrento.

Naples cruise and ferry port

Naples Cruise and Ferry Port

The Naples ferry and cruise ship terminal are in the heart of Naples at Mollo Beverello. The airport bus starts at the ferry terminal and services both Central Station and the airport.

Naples and Sorrento public transport

Naples public transport service

Naples city transport

Naples has a complex public transport system that includes buses, metro, trams, funicular railways, normal railways and boats. Thankfully all of these have a unified ticketing system to help make using them a lot easier.

Sorrento public transport service

Sorrento public transport

Sorrento has quite a good public tranport system combining local buses covering the immediate countryside and the Circumvesuviana train service to Pompeii and Naples as well as fast boats covering the Bay of Naples.

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