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Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Bus and Cruise Combo Ticket

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Key Highlights

  • Discover the city of Rome and its attractions with this extensive hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Ride and sail as the tour combines a Hop-On, Hop-Off cruise and Hop-On, Hop-Off bus
  • The Hop-On, Hop-Off tour allows you to plan your own perfect Rome itinerary
  • The stops along the Hop-On, Hop-Off route cover all the major attractions of Rome
  • Audio commentary on-board the bus and the boat will give you insights about Rome’s history
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 April to 31 October: Daily


    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24 hours

    Start time

    The Hop-On, Hop-Off cruise operates from 9:00am to 8:40pm, every 30 minutes
    The Hop-On, Hop-Off bus operates between 9:00am to 8:40pm, every 15 minutes
    Duration: Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24 hours

    Meeting Point

    Embarkation Point A
    Isola Tiberina: Lungotevere Degli Anguillara side
    Geo Location: 41°53’24.9""N 12°28’32.9""E

    Embarkation Point B
    Ponte Sisto: Lungotevere Dei Tebaldi
    Geo Location: 41°53'37.6"N 12°28'10.8"E

    Embarkation Point C
    Ponte S. Angelo: Lungotevere Tor Di Nona side
    Geo Location: 41°54'05.8""N 12°28'05.3""E

    Embarkation Point D
    Ponte Cavour: Lungotevere Marzio
    Geo Location: 41°54'11.5"N 12°28'24.6”E

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Bus and Cruise is the best and the most convenient way to discover the historic city of Rome.

    Experience Rome in its entirety as the tour allows you to discover the many attractions of this historical city at your own pace in a hop-on, hop-off bus and a boat.

    Explore Rome on a relaxed hop-on, hop-off river cruise with the Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise. The stops are closer to the major highlights of the historical city like the Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and St Peter’s Basilica, amongst others. If you wish to enjoy the cruise, sit back and relax while the Hop-On, Hop-Off boat cruise along the River Tiber and offers beautiful views of the city and the stunning bridges.

    The hop-on, hop-off bus tour covers all the highlights of the city, be it the pomp and splendor of the Vatican museums or the mysticism of the grand Colosseum. Enjoy the views while listening to an entertaining audio-commentary. Jump on and off to view the monuments, have a meal or go shopping, just as the mood takes you.

    This extensive Rome tour allows you to discover the city at your own pace as you can hop on and hop off from the boat and the bus as many times as you wish in a duration of 24 hours.

    You can learn about the city’s rich culture and history with audio commentary offered onboard the bus and the boat.


    The Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise not only offers you breathtaking views of Rome but allows you to plan your sightseeing as you wish. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated riverside stops and spend as much time sightseeing, shopping or eating before hopping back again when the next boat comes along.

    All the stops on the Hop-On, Hop-Off boat route are close to important attractions of the city. For instance, from the charming island of Isola Tiberina, you can easily head to the Pantheon and the Colosseum. Similarly, the Ponte S Angelo stop is close to the St Angelo Bridge and St Peter’s Basilica and you can visit Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo and the Trevi Fountain from Ponto Nenni stop.

    While on board the boat you can sit back and relax and listen to the recorded audio commentary which will give you information about the city and its major highlights.

    With this combo, you also get a Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus ticket, valid for 24 hours which covers the length and breadth of the city including the major highlights of the city. You can board the bus from any of the 9 designated stops and hop off any time you want to.

    The stops include:
    Stop 1: TERMINAL A Termini – Marsala (Via Marsala, 7)
    TERMINAL B Largo di Villa Peretti (Largo di Villa Peretti, 1)
    Stop 2: Santa Maria Maggiore (Via dell’Esquilino, 8)
    Stop 3: Colosseum - (Via di San Gregorio )
    Stop 4: Circus Maximus - (Piazzale Ugo La Malfa)
    Stop 5: Piazza Venezia - (Via di Teatro Marcello 12)
    Stop 6: Vatican City - (Via della Conciliazione, 4)
    Stop 7: Trevi Fountain - (Via del Tritone, 59)
    Stop 8: Piazza di Spagna, Domenica e Festivi (Saturday after 3 pm, Sundays and Bank Holidays)
    Stop 9: Piazza Barberini (Via Barberini, 2)

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Multilingual commentary (English, Spanish, German, Italian) on cruise
    • Audio commentary in 9 languages on bus
    • Free WIFI on board the bus
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

    This ticket is valid for the Red, City Sightseeing Italy Buses.

    Due to the nature of the ancient streets of Rome it is not always possible for the stops to at the attractions, however they are planned to be as close as possible.

    Due to the popularity of the Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour it may not be possible to board the first bus that comes to the stop. To help you plan your day be aware that buses tend to be at their busiest between 9am and 11.30am.

    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.

    The itinerary for the tour may change on Sundays, Public Holidays (especially Easter) and every Saturday after 3:00pm. These changes are beyond our control and imposed without notice by the local Rome Municipality Authority. Stops affected frequently include Colosseo, Circo Massimo and Trevi. All attractions continue to open, however traffic will be restricted. It is very easy to walk to any attractions from alternative routes. All changes will be identified on the day of travel. Please check with the host/hostess onboard for more details.

    Rome Municipality Authority can impose new regulations and restricted access for all hop-on hop-off tours in the city of Rome at any times. These changes can have an effect on the number of stops and frequency of buses. These changes are beyond our control and imposed without notice by the local Rome Municipality Authority. The exact itinerary will be advised on the day of travel by the staff on board.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Roma adventures! Best ever!

      We had agood time seeing rome by land and by river. The bus also serves as your transport to all tourist spots in rome if you don't know your way around rome. It was an amazing...

      Miss E K C Buhian
    • Great way to see the sights of Rome

      The bus and the boat cover so much area that you can set yourself up for days of great touring experience over great locations. The narratives are informative and interesting,...

    • Eg. Best tour experience i had in my life!


      Abdullah K Alhussein
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