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Tickets for Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel: Skip The Line + Hop-on Hop-off Bus

Get skip-the-line access to the Vatican plus 24 or 48 hours of city sightseeing

Vatican Museums
 
Hop-on Hop-off Bus
 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
Instant ticket delivery
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted
COVID-19 update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

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Overview

Highlights

  • See the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel where Michelangelo's timeless genius is on full display
  • Skip the long lines for the Vatican Museums, so you can spend that time basking in the glorious art collections of popes past and present
  • 24 or 48 hours of hop-on hop-off bus privileges means you can see all the best parts of the Eternal City

Description

This skip-the-line Vatican and Sistine Chapel ticket also includes 24 or 48 hours of hop-on and hop-off access to the double-decker red buses of City Sightseeing Rome. With free WiFi and included audio guide you'll be able to upload all your Vatican photos while you cruise the city!

This skip-the-line ticket to the Vatican Museums will allow you to avoid long waiting lines, giving you more time to explore one of the world's largest and best art collections.

From Michelangelo's incredible frescos in the Sistine Chapel to the Map Gallery, Raphael Rooms and Belvedere Courtyard, this is an absolute Roman must-see and a true embarrassment of riches.

What to do after soaking up all that eye-watering beauty? Hop aboard the red double-decker City Sightseeing bus and take in the rest of the Eternal City's highlights. From the Ancient highlights of the Colosseum and Circo Massimo to the Renaissance majesty of Piazza di Spagna and the Trevi Fountain.

Ticket

Validity

Valid for: 24h or 48h

Once activated, your ticket is valid for the number of hours you’ve chosen.

Points of interest

Venues you'll visit:
Not included, but you might also like:

What's included

Use of the City Sightseeing Roma Hop-on Hop-off buses for 24 or 48 hours (depending on the selected ticket option)
Audio guide on the bus
Skip the line entrance to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
Unlimited time inside the Vatican Museums

What's not included

Pick up from hotel
Audio guide for the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Additional info

Bus Stops

  • Starting Terminals around the train station Roma Termini: Terminal A: Termini-Marsala / Via Marsala 7; Terminal B: Largo di Villa Peretti / Largo di Villa Peretti 1; Terminal C: Piazza dei Cinquecento
  • Stop 2: Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Stop 3: Colosseo / Via di San Gregorio
  • Stop 4: Circo Massimo / Piazzale Ugo la Malfa
  • Stop 5: Piazza Venezia / Via di Teatro Marcello 32
  • Stop 6: Vaticano / Lungotevere Tor di Nona
  • Stop 7: Fontana di Trevi / Via del Tritone 179 (not on Saturday afternoon, Sunday & holidays)
  • Stop 7B: Piazza di Spagna / Via Ludovisi (Only Saturday afternoon, Sunday & holidays)
  • Stop 8: Piazza Barberini / Via Barberini 16

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation may be available depending on your ticket selection
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

Instructions

  • Swap your smartphone voucher for paper tickets on the bus or at one of the following Visitor Centers: Musei Vaticani, Via Sebastiano Veniero 74 (09:00 - 15:00) or City Sightseeing Roma, Via della Conciliazione 4, inside the Auditorium Conciliazione (09:00 - 15:00)
  • Vatican Museums: Show your paper ticket to the security guards at the entrance, then scan your ticket at the box office CASSA ONLINE E GRUPPI after the security check
  • Hop-on Hop-off Bus: the ticket is activated when it is first used and is then valid for 24 or 48 hours (depending on the selected ticket option)

Venue

Opening hours

Vatican Museums
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 23:00
Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Hop-on Hop-off Bus
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 19:00
Sunday 09:00 - 19:00
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00

How to get there

Termini Station
Via Marsala 5-7, 00185, Rome
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Ratings & reviews

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Oct 28, 2019
very good offert
May 19, 2019
Great service
Oct 17, 2018
Well organised, with helpful staff throughout. Running commentary very good

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