Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Rome, Italy

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Get a comprehensive view of Rome's highlights and landmarks during this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Disembark at any of the eight stops to see iconic landmarks such as the Vatican City, Circus Maximus, the Pantheon, or the Colosseum. While on board the bus, listen to recorded commentary in nine languages that details the history, architecture, culture, and traditions of the Eternal City. Choose from a Classic, Premium, or Deluxe ticket, with four guided walking tours included with each option, and a catacomb route exclusive to the Deluxe ticket.
  • Recorded audio commentary in nine languages, headphones included
  • Eight stops at landmarks such as the Colosseum, Pantheon, Vatican City, and the Trevi Fountain
  • Tickets available for 24- or 48-hour time periods
  • Four guided walking tours included with all ticket options

Recorded commentary in 9 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese
Piazza Venezia
St Peter Square
Trevi Fountain
Spanish Steps
4 Walking Tours daily with English speaking guide
Night tour included in Deluxe ticket only
Admissions to sights along the route

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Departure Time

See itinerary

Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Board the bus for your hop-on, hop-off tour at any of the stops along the route. Exchange your voucher for a ticket that is valid for 24 or 48 hours, depending on your schedule and preferences. Buses run between 9am and 5pm and arrive every 10 to 20 minutes.

Disembark at any point to explore areas that interest you. Spend as much time as you like at any one stop, or skip those that don't interest you. Climb down to explore Vatican City and learn about the history of the Catholic Church or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain, which legend has it ensures you return to Rome. Sit on the Spanish Steps and sample a local gelato or explore the Pantheon. Disembark to learn about the times of Roman gladiators in the Colosseum or stroll through the ancient Roman Forum. 

While on the bus, listen to recorded audio commentary in nine languages through the provided headphones. The recorded narrative gives a comprehensive history of Rome and details its current role as a thriving Italian metropolis. 

Each ticket option includes four guided walking tours, and the Deluxe ticket includes a route past the Catacombs of San Sebastiano, Baths of Caracalla, the Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, and more. Please see Itinerary section for a full list of stops.
1 day 
Operating Schedule:
  **Please note that our current service is suspended with in the city due to the outbreak of Covid-19 and following instructions from local government we are taking measures to reduce the spread of the virus.** Frequency every 15-20 min Hours of operation are 9:00 – 19:00 (high season, from April until October); 9:00 – 18:00 (low season, from November until March)
Big Bus Tour Terminal
Points of interest passed by on this route
Trevi Fountain
Piazza Venezia
Vatican Museums
Piazza Barberini
Mercato di Campagna Amica del Circo Massimo
Parco Della Caffarella
Big Bus Tours
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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