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Special offers and discounts in and around Rome

City Sightseeing Rome hop-on hop-off tour bus

Hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus visiting all Rome's main sights every day of the year

City Sightseeing Rome hop-on hop-off open top sightseeing bus
Great introduction to Rome - City Sightseeing

City Sightseeing is one of the most popular hop-on hop-off sightseeing buses in Rome, at the moment one of no less than five such sightseeing buses in Rome all visiting the top attractions in Rome.

City Sightseeing operates all year round with a single route of eight stops that service all the major sights in the city centre of Rome.

Hop-on hop-off sightseeing buses are now permanent fixtures in nearly all of the world's tourist cities and the City Sightseeing franchise is one of the biggest.

You will find City Sightseeing not only in Italian cities like Rome, Florence, Pisa and Naples but worldwide in six continents ranging from cities such as Cape Town to Sydney and New York.

City Sightseeing

CITY SIGHTSEEING ROME HOP-ON HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TOUR

Rome hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour
Rome hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour

• Free Wi-Fi onboard bus • 1-day, 24, 47, or 72-hour tickets • Onboard audio guide in 8 different languages • Mobile free app • Official St. Peter's Basilica audio-guide lasting 1hour and 15 minutes

About Rome City Sightseeing hop-on buses

Rome City Sightseeing bus Viator
Rome City Sightseeing bus

The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360 degree panoramic views as you travel along your route.

You have the choice of 24-, 48-, or 72-hour tickets, valid from first use, with which to make use of the many stops in the most beautiful, cultural and evocative city. The tour operates 365 days per year.

The buses are equipped with a personalised disposable audio-guide system in 8 different languages (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese), providing recorded commentary throughout the tour.

There are 8 stops in all, servicing all the main tourist icons of Rome with departure frequencies between 10 and 20 minutes depending on season.

If you were to stay on the bus for the entire loop the scheduled time is 1.5-2 hours.

There is also free Wi-Fi aboard each bus.

City Sightseeing tickets, bus stops & route map

City Sightseeing Rome Sightseeing Bus Route Map
City Sightseeing Rome bus route map

1. Via Marsala (Termini station)

2. Santa Maria Maggiore (Basilica)

3. Colosseo (Colosseum and Ancient Rome)

4. Circo Massimo (Circus Maximus)

5. Piazza Venezia (Capitoline Museums, Pantheon)

6. Vaticano (Vatican City)

7. Fontana di Trevi (Trevi Fountain)

8. Piazza Barberini (for Spanish Steps, Villa Borghese)*

* On Saturday afternoons after 3pm and Sundays bus will go to the Spanish Steps

Tickets: 24-, 48- & 72-hour tickets, plus attraction combos

HoHo ticket options: HoHo and attraction combo passes available combining a 48-hour ticket with entrance to the Vatican Museums, the Colosseum, St Peter's, or all three.

Child ticket age-bands: 5-15 years

First departure: 9am (Termini Station)

Last departure: 7pm April to September, 5pm October to March. In the summer months there is a later departure of 10pm from terminal B.

Frequency: Every 15 minutes

Audio languages: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese

Other comments: Free Wi-Fi

City Sightseeing

CITY SIGHTSEEING ROME HOP-ON HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TOUR

Rome hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour
Rome hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour

• Free Wi-Fi onboard bus • 1-day, 24, 47, or 72-hour tickets • Onboard audio guide in 8 different languages • Mobile free app • Official St. Peter's Basilica audio-guide lasting 1hour and 15 minutes

Hop-on hop-off bus & attraction ticket bundles - save time & money

For nearly all first time visitors to Rome, St Peter's, the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum are must visit places on their itinerary.


You can purchase all in one tickets for the following combinations:

  • 48-hr hop-on hop-off bus + audio guided tour of St Peter's Basilica
  • 48-hr hop-on hop-off bus + skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum and entrance to the Roman Forum
  • 48-hr hop-on hop-off bus + Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • 48-hr hop-on hop-off bus + tickets for all 3: St Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museums and Colosseum
City Sightseeing

CITY SIGHTSEEING AND ATTRACTIONS

City Sightseeing and attractions
Rome hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour & attractions

• Free Wi-Fi onboard bus • 1-day, 24, 47, or 72-hour tickets • Onboard audio guide in 8 different languages • Mobile free app • Add on Vatican Museums, St. Peter's, Colosseum or all 3

Rome City Pass - hop-on hop-off Rome bus + fast track entrance tickets to key attractions

The Rome City Pass is aimed at first time visitors to Rome who want to visit the top tier attractions (Vatican Museums, St Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum and Roman Forum) within two days and still have time to experience the rest of Rome.

You get fast track admission tickets to St Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum and Roman Forum with audio guide to St Peter’s Basilica. There is an option to add on the Vatican Museums too.

You also get a 1 day hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus to get you around Rome in an informed manner.

The Rome City Pass also comes with optional return airport transfers with Terravision, the leading airport bus line for Rome and a 20% discount to other museums and excursions both within Rome and beyond.

New for 2019: timeslot entries are now in place at the Colosseum in Rome. You are required to select your timeslot in advance. You will receive a confirmation email upon booking and and on your voucher you can read how to reserve your timeslot. Although you can do this at the Colosseum Ticket Office, it is sensible to do this online in advance because otherwise there is no way of securing your preferred date and time.

  • 1 day hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus

  • St Peter's Basilica and Vatican Museum skip-the-line tickets incl. Audio guide

  • Colosseum + Roman Forum skip-the-line ticket

  • 20% discounted entry to other Rome attractions and excursions

  • Airport transfer from Fiumicino or Ciampino Airports

  • Option of adding on Vatican Museums

rome city pass colosseum

AIRPORT TRANSFER, HOP-ON HOP-OFF BUS, ROME AND COLOSSEUM AND ST PETER'S ENTRANCE

rome city pass
Rome City Pass

• Entrance tickets to the Colosseum (skip the line) & St Peter's Basilica • 1 way airport transfer from Ciampino or Fiumicino Airport • Hop-on Hop-off bus • 20% discount on top attractions • Option of adding on entrance to Vatican

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