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

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Key Highlights

  • Book and travel before 31 Mar 19 and we’ll treat you to 10% off!!
  • 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
  • Smartphone Vouchers Accepted – No need to print!
  • 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
    • Colosseum Guided Tour
    • Vatican Museum Admission Ticket
    • Vatican Museum Guided Ticket
    • Colosseum and Vatican Museum Ticket
    • St Peter’s Basilica Admission Ticket

    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.

    Major attractions covered:

    The Colosseum

    Roman Forum

    Circus Maximus


    Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

    Trevi Fountain

    Spanish Steps

    National Gallery of Ancient Art

    Piazza Venezia

    Palazzo Barberini

    You can leave the tour at whichever stop you wish.

    Download the tour route map

  • 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


    • Meals
    • Entrance fees
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device. Just hop on the bus at any of the stops and simply scan the QR code on your phone.

    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.

    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.

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

    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).

    On 9 April 19, Vatican Museum operating hours will be 11am to 3pm (last entry)

    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 contac

    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. Using muzzle and leash is mandatory and the holder must assure that the pet carrier is not in a poor state or that it does not contain food. 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, awkward bags, big backpacks 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
    • Great. Would definitely recommend visitors use this to get your bearings a little easier.

      Mari Eccleshall, United Kingdom, 19/Mar/2019
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      Inessa Romanova, Russian Federation, 18/Mar/2019
    • Brilliant Love Rome Hopped off and meandered and got on again

      Franciska Johnson, South Africa, 18/Mar/2019