From Civitavecchia Port: Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

From Civitavecchia Port: Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Activity provider: Big Bus Tours Rome

From US$ 32.21 per person

Save time and money with an optional round-trip transfer from Civitavecchia cruise terminal to Rome city center, and then climb aboard the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus to discover the best of the "Eternal City" in a day.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian


  • Hop on and off the sightseeing bus in Rome and explore the city at leisure
  • Enjoy a transfer from Civitavecchia Cruise Terminal to Rome (if option selected)
  • Avail of the free Wi-Fi and headphones while aboard the sightseeing bus
  • Learn the history of Rome from the onboard commentary (available in 9 languages)
  • Get on and off the bus close to the most popular and significant sights in Rome
Full description

Make the most of your cruise stopover at Civitavecchia Port and journey to Rome with an all-encompassing hop-on hop-off bus tour.

If you choose the option with transfer, depart from Civitavecchia Port at 9:00 AM and get dropped off on Via Crescenzio 19, near the Vatican City. It is about a 10-minute walk to the Hop-on Hop-off bus stop number 6.  Then, jump off and on at 8 stops, all conveniently located close to the most important monuments in the city. Learn the history of Rome with the on-board recorded commentary available in 9 languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Arabic and Portuguese). The hop-on hop-off buses operate every day from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The online voucher can be validated on any of the Big Bus buses. Return departure to Civitavecchia Port at 3:30 PM. The transfer bus departs from Piazza dell’ Independenza and stops at 3:45 PM at the bus stop on via Crescenzio #2. Please note this is on on your own tour option.

  • Round-trip transfer from Civitavecchia Port to Rome city center (if option selected)
  • Tour assistants on each hop-on-hop-off bus in Rome
  • Open-top hop-on-hop-off bus tour of Rome
  • Free Wi-Fi and headphones aboard the hop-on-hop-off bus
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Due to COVID-19 measures, there may be changes in frequency of departures, changes to routes, and reduction or removal of stops. Updated information can be found on the local partner's website or app.
    • The hop-on hop-off sightseeing buses are wheelchair accessible, however for the shuttle buses customers are required to walk a couple of steps to board the bus
    • Transfer from the Civitavecchia cruise terminal to Rome and back with ease; check-in is until 9:15 AM at the Cruise Welcome Center in Civitavecchia
    • The complimentary shuttle service only operates on days when cruise ships are in port
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.2 /5

    based on 103 reviews

    Review summary

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    Give yourself a lot of time to get back. Rome is very crowded and has a lot of traffic. We were aiming to return on the 3:30pm bus, there was so much traffic, we didn't make it and had to take the 4:00pm bus back to the port. The bus was a little difficult to find, this is a good route if you like or don't mind walking

    September 27, 2019

    Super organized despite little time!

    The time in Rome was relatively short for us, but that's because of the shipping company and not because of the provider. If you want to see some things in Rome you have to hold on, but you could also just get out at a few places and otherwise see the sights from the bus. The shuttle from the port and back worked great, the bus was air-conditioned and the bus driver was very nice. We were totally satisfied and would book again and again! (PS: above all compared to the prices of the shipping companies)

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    July 31, 2019

    Well organized

    Stop / pick up directly between Petersplatz and Trevi fountain. Many sights can be easily reached on foot. Hop-on hop-off therefore makes redundant unless you use the 5.5 hour stay with extreme sightseeing without a break. 1 round with the tour takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes. The Collosseum is about the middle of the tour.

    January 5, 2019

    Product ID: 97863