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Big Bus Rome: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus

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from US$ 36.12 US$ 28.90 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Feast your eyes on the historic beauty of Rome from an open-air double decker bus with top-deck view
  • Tour the city at your own convenience with flexible validity options
  • Enjoy a bonus of 4 walking tours (Piazza Barnerini, the Vatican and more)
  • Delight in a bonus night tour with the 3-Day Deluxe Ticket to witness the city in the evening
  • Savour an immersive experience with riveting audio commentary and free WiFi
  • Both smartphone and printed vouchers accepted!
  • Upgrade your ticket to trail the historic Appian Way with purple route ticket
  • Overview

    Seize the perfect chance to delve into the imperial grandeur of Rome with this Big Bus Rome Hop-On Hop-Off tour ticket. The carefully designed routes take you through Rome’s most famous landmarks, while the ticket additionally includes four walking tours covering the major points of interests in Rome.

    Hop-on and off at any bus stop during the ride and spend as much time as you want to discover any and every Roman attraction of your liking at your own pace. Learn about Rome and its many delights with the help of the on-board informative recorded commentary available in multiple languages.

    You can choose from below hop-on, hop-off ticket types:

    • Classic Ticket: Valid for 1 day and includes 4 walking tours
    • Premium Ticket - Valid for 2 consecutive days and includes 4 walking tours and Catacombs & Caracalla (Purple) Route
    • Deluxe Ticket - Valid for 3 consecutive days and includes 4 walking tours, Night Tour and Catacombs & Caracalla (Purple) Route


    • Colosseum
    • Piazza Venezia
    • Vatican
    • Trevi Fountain
    • Piazza Barberini
    • Santa Maria Maggiore
    • Porta San Sebastiano – Museo Delle Mura
    • Baths of Caracalla
    • Circus Maximus

    Catacombs & Caracalla (Purple) Route: Visit one of the world's most famous roads: the ancient Appian Way. You'll visit the catacombs of St. Callixtus, St. Sebastian and Domitilla, and the ruins of the Caracalla Baths.

    Walking Tours: Free four guided tours in English are offered:

    • The Vatican and St. Peter’s Square
    • Roman Forum and the Colosseum
    • Pantheon & Piazza Navona
    • Barberini Square & Spanish Steps

    Night Tour: See the famous attractions at their flood-lit best after dark with one-hour panoramic night tour, departs from Stop #1 (Termini).

    Colosseum Ticket (optional): Visit Rome's most recognizable landmark; a stadium that was once a hive of activity and gladiatorial combat. Explore ancient hub of the city along with Palatine Hill. You’re exploring 3000 years of history as you wander through the ruins!

    About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    1-day, 2-day and 3-day (take your pick)

    Start time

    Buses run between 9am and 6pm, every 20 - 60 minutes - depending on the route

    Walking Tours: 12pm // 2pm // 3:30pm // 5:15pm (click here for more information)

    Night Tour: 7:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Hop on to the bus from any of the stops

    Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket
    • 4 guided walking tours in English
    • Night tour (with Deluxe ticket) 
    • Skip-the-line Colosseum Ticket (optional)
    • Catacombs & Caracalla (Purple) Route (with Premium & Deluxe tickets)
    • Onboard audio commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Arabic, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian
    • Free WiFi onboard


    • Entrance fees unless specified
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  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Your voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Please remember that your multi-day tickets must be used on consecutive days once activated.

    Rome is a functioning capital city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends. Please confirm the opening hours from the attraction website before visiting.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Made our holiday

      I'd not been on a bus for many years, but decided to give the hop-on, hop-off bus a go. The Big Bus Rome is well organised and there's a representative at every major stop to...

      Terence Carder, United Kingdom
    • A great way to get round to all the sites cheaply

      I purchased the 2 day ticket and this was so handy for getting around over the 2 days. My daughter and I saw all the sites and didn't have to worry about looking up d...

      Mrs Yeo, United Kingdom
    • I found this Hop on Hop off ticket great value for money and very useful. it was nice just to get on and see the sites but to be able to get on and off where ever you wanted was...

      Lyn Taylor, United Kingdom
    • Easy got and great for getting around

      Gaynor Osborne, United Kingdom, 06/Mar/2020
    • Simple to buy and easy to use.

      Iain Herron, United Kingdom, 27/Feb/2020
    • The price is very reasonable.

      Tonette Perez, Philippines, 20/Jan/2020