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City Sightseeing Rome: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus + Colosseum Ticket

  • When does it run?

    Daily

    Note: Colosseum is free on first Sunday of every month

  • Start time

    Bus Tour: Runs between 9am and 7pm, every 15-20 minutes. Full Loop: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Colosseum: The ticket allows entry after 2pm. Redeem your voucher by 1pm at the visitor centre and choose your preferred visiting time.

    Times are subject to change, please refer to the official website prior to your visit

  • Duration

    24 or 48 hours (as per option chosen)

Inclusions
  • 24 or 48 hours - City Sightseeing Hop-Off, Hop-Off Bus (as per option chosen)
  • Skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill (after 2pm)
  • Audio commentary in 8 languages on the bus (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Portuguese)
  • Free WiFi onboard
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (18+)
  • Child (6-17)
  • Infant (0-5)

Key Highlights

  • Explore Rome at your own pace with this immersive hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Discover the Eternal City at your own pace with flexible validities
  • Get up close with major attractions with strategic stops near to Circo Massimo, Roman Forum, and more
  • Tour the historic Colosseum minus major queues with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Visit after 2pm and you can enjoy fastrack access to Roman Forum and Palatine Hill too
  • Get regaled with riveting audio commentary and free WiFi on the buses
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted

Overview

Our Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off tour and Skip-the-Line Colosseum Ticket combo is perfect for exploring the best bits of ‘The Eternal City’ at your own pace. Travelling in a comfortable open-top bus, it is a great way to dig in to the city’s incredible sights for a comprehensive introduction; not to mention, you also get to visit one of the most historic symbols of Rome - the Colosseum, along with the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill!

ROME HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR - 24 or 48 hours

With your City Sightseeing Rome hop-on, hop-off ticket, you can hop-on and hop-off as you wish at over 25 stops to get up close with your favourite attractions - from the Vatican to Trevi Fountain. Enjoy FREE WIFI on board the  double-decker buses and an informative audio commentary, provided in multiple languages.You may choose from 24 or 48 hours Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket. You can hop on the bus at any of the stops and simply scan the QR code on your phone to jump start your hop-on, hop-off tour. Explore sights, go shopping or grab a bite to eat.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS COVERED

  • Colosseum
  • Piazza Venezia 
  • Vatican
  • Trevi Fountain 
  • Piazza Barberini 
  • Santa Maria Maggiore 
  • Circus Maximus 


SKIP-THE-LINE COLOSSEUM TICKET

In-arguably the most majestic structure of the Roman Empire, the Colosseum (originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre) is inhabited by myriad tales of bravery, public life and royalty in ancient Rome. Explore Michelangelo’s staircase to reach the Campidoglio – the beautiful piazza outside the Capitoline Museums or visit the arena floor and be amazed by the magnitude of the Amphitheatre. Your Colosseum ticket has to be used on the first day of your hop-on, hop-off tour.

Note: Your Colosseum ticket can only be used on the first day of your hop-on, hop-off tour. Your ticket includes reserved entrance for the Vatican Museum & the Colosseum. There will be special priority line for you to enter the attraction however, you may still have to queue. But hey, no worries, the queue certainly won’t be as long as the general entrance!

Tour Restrictions: The tour has limited access for travellers with mobility issues, as well as restrictions on luggage and pets on board. 

About the Supplier: In operation since 2003, City Sightseeing is one of the premier hop-on, hop-off operators in Italy - known for their easily-recognisable open-top red buses.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

    Note: Colosseum is free on first Sunday of every month

  • Duration

    24 or 48 hours (as per option chosen)

  • Start time

    Bus Tour: Runs between 9am and 7pm, every 15-20 minutes. Full Loop: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Colosseum: The ticket allows entry after 2pm. Redeem your voucher by 1pm at the visitor centre and choose your preferred visiting time.

    Times are subject to change, please refer to the official website prior to your visit

  • Meeting Point

    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour: You can hop on to the bus from any of the stops
    • Colosseum Ticket: Redeem your voucher at the City Sightseeing Italy Visitor Centre located at Via IV Novembre, 147 (near the Colosseum)

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 24 or 48 hours - City Sightseeing Hop-Off, Hop-Off Bus (as per option chosen)
  • Skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill (after 2pm)
  • Audio commentary in 8 languages on the bus (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Portuguese)
  • Free WiFi onboard
  • Entrance to attractions, unless specified

Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

ROME HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR

Validity: 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Rome is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

THE COLOSSEUM

Your ticket is valid for use only on the day you start your Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. With your ticket, you are eligible to enter after 2pm.

Luggage Restrictions: Large bags, backpacks, suitcases not allowed

Additional info


Customer Reviews

  • Convenient way to go around Rome
    Marie Alo, Canada 05/19/2018
  • Simple and Practical
    ALberto J, United States 05/16/2018
  • Great way to see Rome
    Michelle Dennis, Ireland 05/16/2018

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