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Tickets for Hop-on Hop-off Bus Rome

Rome’s best hop-on, hop-off open-top bus tour

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Overview
Opening hours
09:00 - 19:00
Highlights
  • Digital commentary on the air-conditioned buses comes in nine different languages, so you’ll always be prepared for each site you visit
  • Get a 1- or 2-day ticket, so you can have unlimited usage of the Big Bus service for up to two days. Hungry for more? Choose the Deluxe ticket and enjoy a special bus tour of the Catacombs and the ancient Appian Way
  • All tickets include 4 free one-hour walking tours of some of Rome's finest piazzas and fountains, such as the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Spanish steps, and many more!
Description

There's so much to see in the Eternal City, and this tour puts you in the passenger seat, so you can see all of the highlights - including the Colosseum, Pantheon, and St. Peter’s Basilica. You'll love the convenience of the air-conditioned hop-on, hop-off bus tour - so you have the luxury of deciding how much time you want to spend at each individual location. Plus, by removing the stress of trying to conquer the city's public transport, you'll have more energy to explore your favorite sites.

Rome has so many stunning sites that it can be hard to manage them all. But this hop-on hop-off tour takes you everywhere you want to go. Plus, the audio guide (available in nine languages) will give you plenty of context so you'll increase your understanding and appreciation of Rome's marvels. There's also a walking tour included, so you get to see some of Baroque Rome's finest sights.

You’ll find out all about the emperors and the baying crowds who made the Colosseum such a unique, thrilling, and terrifying place in ancient times. Then you can hop off and visit the building itself. After exploring this mighty ruin at your own pace, you can hop right back on your Big Bus coach, and it's on to the next stop!

Other stops include the nearby Circus Maximus - where 250,000 people would gather to watch the high-speed chariot races, and the historical center, with famous monuments such as the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, and the wondrous Pantheon.

If you’ve still got energy – or even better, an extra day or two – Big Bus will also take you across the Tiber to visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica.

The old saying goes that "Rome wasn’t built in a day". You’ll quickly discover that seeing Rome in a day is also a tall order. But with Big Bus Tours, you’ll see and learn much more than you ever thought was possible.

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What's included
  • Hop-on hop-off for one or two days
  • Walking tour
  • Catacombs & Caracalla bus tour (only for Deluxe ticket holders)
  • Free poncho (in case of rain)
  • Admission to landmarks or attractions
Instructions
  • Show your smartphone ticket on board each Big Bus
  • You have unlimited rides during the validity of the ticket, so you can hop-on and hop-off as often as you like
Venue
Address
Colosseum
Piazza del Colosseo 1, 00184, Rome
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Mandarin, Russian, Arabic and Portuguese
Additional info

Walking Tours

  • Vatican & St. Peter's Square: 12:00 at Lungotevere Tor Di Nona (stops 6 or 7)
  • Roman Forum & Colosseum: 14:00 at Piazza Venezia (stops 5 or 6)
  • Pantheon & Piazza Navona: 15:30 at Piazza Venezia (stops 5 or 6)
  • Barberini Square & Spanish Steps: 17:00 at Barberini (stop 8)
Reviews
Dean, Australia
Aug 14, 2017
Got us around to see the major sights
Catherine, United Kingdom
Aug 2, 2017
Brilliant! Every time we got to a stop a us was there with no queues. Commentary on bus great! Only down side was lack of air conditioning!
Sabrina, United States
Jul 27, 2017
Very convenient way to tour Rome.
Anonymous
Jul 22, 2017
The tour and route was great. Excellent views. However, you can't feel the air conditioning! Very worth it if you want to conquer seeing a few attractions in one day. The red line is a fantastic route!
Robin, Italy
Jul 19, 2017
The use of Tiqets was very easy! I like their process and will continue to use them for other attractions. However, the next time we visit Rome we will not use the Big Bus line for getting around to attractions. We will use another line. Not enough buses, too few stops, had to walk too far to many attractions. We left Vatican and were to walk to Pantheon, the attendant in the booth told me it was a 10 minute walk, after walking over 10 minutes we stopped to ask someone else who told us another 15 minutes. This was the stop for both Vatican but to also be able to walk to Pantheon. We went back to bus as it was getting late.
Pablo
Jul 13, 2017
Excelente, recorridos constantes, buenas explicaciones y descuentos. Roma y Londres.
Rita
Jul 6, 2017
had 48hr ticket very handy for hopping on and off especially when hot nice to get a breeze and sit down and still see the sights.
Anonymous
Jun 29, 2017
Excellent experience with using Tiqets! Very simple and efficient - would use again!
Recommend the 2-day bus tour, great way to see the city!
Maritza
Jun 28, 2017
Excellent
Courtenay, United States
Jun 14, 2017
It was a little confusing as to why or even how to choose a different color bus route that you have to stick to. The bus and journey itself was fine (the same as in other countries) though.

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