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Best Of 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

    Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise operates from 10:00am to 6:00pm, every 30 minutes

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

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

    Embarkation Point C
    Palace of Justice: Lungotevere Marzio
    Geo Location: 41°54'12.5"N 12°28'25.7"E

    Embarkation Point D
    Popolo Square: Lungotevere In Augusta
    Geo Location: 41°54'23.6"N 12°28'30.3"E

    Embarkation Point E
    Vatican City: Lungotevere Castello
    Geo Location: 41°54'10.3"N 12°28'13.8"E

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus
    You can board the bus at any of the 8 stops

    Click here for the time table

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Discover the historic city of Rome with this amazing combo deal that gives you the best and the most convenient way to discover the city! Experience Rome in its entirety as the tour allows you to discover the many attractions of the city at your own pace in a hop-on, hop-off bus and a boat.

    Enjoy gliding on the serene Roman waters 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 the informative and entertaining multi 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 also get to learn about the city’s rich culture and history with multi audio commentary offered onboard the bus and the boat.

    Where to begin your Rome Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour? Click here for the route map


    Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise

    - Board the cruise boat from any of the 5 piers to begin your Rome hop-on hop-off river tour. This not only offers you breathtaking views of Rome but also allows you to plan your own sightseeing itinerary 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.

    The 5 piers served by this hop-on hop-off tour are the following: -
    Castel Sant’Angelo
    Palace of Justice
    Piazza del Popolo
    Vatican City
    Tiber Island (Isola Tiberina)

    The above mentioned 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 typical neighborhood of Trastevere or the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Similarly, the Vatican City and Ponte Sant’ Angelo stops are ideal for wandering around the St Angelo Castle and St Peter’s Basilica. You can also visit the Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo, Villa Borghese park and the exclusive shopping district around the Spanish Steps by getting off at Popolo Square stop.

    Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

    With this combo, you also get a hop-on, hop-off bus tour ticket, valid for 24 hours which covers the length and breadth of the city including the major highlights. You can board the bus from any of the 8 designated stops and hop off any time you want to.

    The main stops covered by this hop-on, hop-off tour are as follows: -

    Stop 1: Termini – P.zza dei Cinquecento (Between Via M. D'Azeglio and Via Cavour)
    Stop 2: Santa Maria Maggiore (Piazza Esquilino, 12)
    Stop 3: Colosseo - (Via di San Gregorio, near the entrance to the Palatine)
    Stop 4: Bocca della verità/Circo Massimo - (Piazzale Ugo La Malfa)
    Stop 5: Piazza Venezia - (Via di Teatro Marcello 32/34)
    Stop 6: Vaticano - (Lungotevere Tor Di Nona 7)
    Stop 7: Fontana di Trevi/P.zza Di Spagna - (Via del Tritone, 177)
    (7 B: Villa Borghese/Piazza di Spagna (Via Ludovisi 49) ONLY on Saturdays after 2pm, Sundays and bank holidays)
    Stop 8: Piazza Barberini (Via Barberini, 14)

    Your may end your bus and cruise tour at your convenience by hopping off at any of the stops.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Audioguides in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish on board the boat
    • Free WIFI on board the bus
    • Food and beverage
    • Tips
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    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.

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

    This ticket is valid for the GreenLine Buses only

    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.

    We would suggest you to check the operational hours for all the attractions included with bus ticket according to the official website of the attraction as they keep changing according to the season or as per attraction authorities.

    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.

  • Customer Reviews
    • An Outstanding Tour

      Christine was our guide and she was fantastic. You could tell she was truly an art lover. The tour was fun, informative, and awe inspiring. This is truly the best tour I have...

      Bill McMillin, United States, 01/Jun/2017
    • 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, United Kingdom, 29/Oct/2015
    • Eg. Best tour experience i had in my life!


      Abdullah K Alhussein, Saudi Arabia, 06/Sep/2015

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