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City Sightseeing Rome: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Attraction Upgrade Options

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Key Highlights

  • The perfect introduction to one of the world′s most seductive cities
  • Explore Rome your way with this fun, flexible tour
  • Some of the tour’s highlights include the Colloseum, Circus Maximus, Roman Forum, the Pantheon and many more!
  • Choose from a 1-day, 24-hour, 48-hour and 72-hour hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Hop-on, hop-off stops are located close to all the major Rome attractions
  • Upgrade your 24-hour and 48-hour ticket with Colosseum, Vatican Museum or St Peter’s Basilica ticket or guided tour
  • Informative audio commentary in multiple languages means you won't miss a thing
  • On board tour escort to assist throughout your journey
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Overview

    Discover Rome’s timeless beauty, fascinating history and vibrant culture on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Choose from three validity options - 1-day, 24 hours, 48 hours and 72 hours, that suits your schedule and see the most important sights of the city at your convenience.

    In addition to this, you may upgrade your 24-hour or 48-hour ticket with any one of the following top Rome experiences:

    •    Colosseum Admission Ticket: Use the hop-on, hop-off bus to reach Rome’s most iconic landmark and discover the monument on your own.

    •    Colosseum Guided Tour: For a more in-depth insight into the Colosseum’s history and architecture, a guide in tow will make the experience more enriching.

    •    Vatican Museum Admission Ticket: Reaching one of the top Rome attractions is hassle-free with the hop-on, hop-off tour.

    •    Vatican Museum Guided Tour: There is so much to see in the museums. Let a guide show you the best parts of this iconic attraction.

    •    Colosseum and Vatican Museum Ticket: Our best deal! All the Rome must-dos’ in one, convenient travel to the attractions, no waiting in long ticket lines and save big with this fantastic combo. We highly recommend!

    •    St Peter’s Basilica Admission Ticket: More than 100 tombs, stunning architecture with a dome that has a fascinating history of its own, St Peter’s Basilica is worth a visit and the hop-on, hop-off bus will take you there.

      Enjoy Rome sightseeing the easy and convenient way; hop on the bus at any of the stops and simply scan the QR code on your phone to jumpstart your hop-on, hop-off tour. You can jump on and off the bus at will to explore sights further, go shopping or grab a bite to eat. Alternatively, stay on board and listen to an informative audio commentary, provided in multiple languages. A tour escort is on board to answer any queries you may have.

      Some of the stops to be covered:

      Stop 2 : Santa Maria Maggiore

      Stop 3: Colosseo

      Stop 4: Circo Massimo

      Stop 5: Piazza Venezia

      Stop 6 : Vaticano

      Stop 7 : Pizza di Spagna

      Stop 8 : Piazza Barberini

      You can leave the tour at whichever stop you wish.

      Download the tour route map for complete information about stops

    • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

      Activity Schedule

      When does it run?



      Your ticket is valid for 1-day, 24, 48 or 72 hours.

      Start time

      Buses depart between 9am and 7pm from June to September, and 9am to 5pm from October to May.
      Frequency: every 15 to 20 minutes
      Full Loop: 1 hour 40 minutes

      Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

      Meeting Point

      You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver. You can also visit the City Sightseeing® Roma Visitor Centre; where you can ask for more information on the service, bus location and get a tour map.

      Click here for the list of City Sightseeing Rome Visitor Centres

      Ending Point

      You may leave the bus at any stop

    • Inclusions & Exclusions


      • Transportation in an open-top double-decker bus
      • Onboard tour escort
      • Pre-recorded audio commentary in multiple languages
      • Free WIFI on board
      • Mobile free App “Sightseeing Experience


      • Meals
      • Entrance fees
    • 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!)

      As part of Colosseum’s new entrance policy, you have to collect your Colosseum ticket from the Colosseum Visitor Centre located in via IV November, 147. When you redeem your hop-on, hop-off ticket, you will get a prepaid Colosseum voucher which you have to exchange for the ticket at the visitor centre.

      Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

      We ensure that the tour runs on time, however at times the schedule and attraction timings might be revised due to local municipality notice, weather, traffic conditions, etc especially on Sunday and Public Holidays. Stops affected frequently include Colosseum, Circus Maximus and Trevi. Please confirm the schedule on the day of tour, just to be safe.

      Buses are at its peak between 9am and 11:30am. Due to the nature of ancient streets it won’t be possible to drop you at the attraction but we will ensure you are dropped at the closest place near the attraction.

      We want everyone to be a part of our tours and hence there are special arrangements for wheelchair ramps. The wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus. Unfortunately, electric wheelchairs cannot be accommodated due to technical reasons.

      You can download a FREE APP offered by our local partner; SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCE; it is available in more than 5 different languages and helps you to check your position on the city Sightseeing Map, so that you can easily see how to get to the nearest stop. You can even see the bus position in real time of all our buses and check the waiting time for the next bus at each stop. You can download the app on Google play or App store.

      The Fontana Di Trevi (stop 7) has been replaced by Ludovisi (Stop 7B).

      There will be no change in bus schedules during Christmas and New Year. However, there might be a change in attraction timings. Please confirm the opening hours from the attraction website before visiting, just to be safe. 

      Additional info

      The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator's contact details, incase you have any questions before or while on the tour, feel free to get in touch with them and take help to plan your trip.

      Large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum. 

      The access to the bus is permitted for little and medium domestic animals under the discretion of the driver. The owner or the holder of the animal is liable for any damage caused by the animal.

      For safety reasons it is strictly forbidden to bring luggage or bulky baggage on board the City Sightseeing buses.

    • Customer Reviews
      • Great tour

        Excellent way to see sights of Rome....

        Tracey Jones, United Kingdom, 09/Jun/2018
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        Roger Whittier, United States, 06/Jun/2018
      • Great way to see the city

        We fully used the 24 hour ticket to get on and off the bus at various places so that we made the most of the commentary and also it is the best way to move around while being in...

        Barbara Jones, United Kingdom, 27/May/2018
      • Easy to hop on/off at different spots. You could listen to an audio guide as you went round which was very interesting.

        Naomi Hunt, United Kingdom, 12/Apr/2019
      • Guided colosseum tour was exellent.

        Mikhail Kirpichev, Russian Federation, 28/Mar/2019
      • Great. Would definitely recommend visitors use this to get your bearings a little easier.

        Mari Eccleshall, United Kingdom, 19/Mar/2019