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    IO Bus Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off + Colosseum Entry with Multimedia Video

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    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?


    • Duration

      Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

      24, 48, 72-hours, 1 day, after 2pm, 5 days (take your pick!)

      Colosseum: 3 hours

    • Start time

      Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 8:50am to 6:40pm, every 20 minutes
      Colosseum: Different timeslots available (Choose while booking)

    • Meeting Point

      You can board the hop-on, hop-off bus at any of the designated stops.

      Colosseum Ticket: show your smartphone voucher at the TOURISTATION office at Piazza D'Ara Coeli, 16 (bus stop 5). 
      (Next to Piazza Venezia. Facing the Vittorio Emanuele Building, keep walking on the right-hand side, cross the bus stop and the gardens. Look for a small fountain and orange flags outside the office)

    • Ending Point

      Hop off the bus at any of the stops.

    Key Highlights

    • Saver combo: Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Colosseum and Roman Forum
    • Explore Rome on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour
    • Feast your eyes on the city from double decker bus ride
    • Enjoy entertaining and informative audio commentary in multiple languages on the bus
    • Forget the worries of Colosseum's legendary queues with your time-slotted entry
    • Explore the prison that was home to vanquished emperors and kings, Saints Peter and Paul
    • Visit the Roman Forum, the hub of the ancient city, and Palatine Hill, the neighborhood for ancient Emperors
    • Enjoy the video tour explaining the amazing history of the Forum’s ‘basement’.
    • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


    Saver combo: Enjoy a Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with visits to the Colosseum, Roman Forum.& Palatine Hill.

    IO BUS Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

    Discover the best of Rome on a lively and action-packed Rome open bus and explore the city at your own pace. Get off at any of the well-placed stops and explore the city’s timeless beauty, fascinating history, and vibrant culture. Visit iconic attractions or stay onboard and listen to the informative audio commentary, provided in multiple languages - perfect for first-time visitors.

    If you wish to discover something, get off whenever you want and as many times as you want at the indicated stops. If not, simply sit back and enjoy an entire loop around the city. Keep your camera ready as there are photo ops galore at every twist and turn.

    Choose from following ticket options:

    • 24 Hours
    • 48 Hours
    • 72 Hours
    • 1 Day (Valid for one whole day, from the moment of validation until the end of the daily service)
    • After 2pm (Enjoy the get-on, get-off sightseeing tour, starting at 2pm until the end of the daily service)
    • One Run (One complete ride. This ticket does not allow the get-on, get-off service.)
    • Long ticket family 5 days

    Some of the stops (subject to change) are:

    • Terminal Via Marsala (Termini Station)
    • Largo Di Villa Peretti
    • Saint Mary Major Church
    • Colosseum
    • Circus Massimus
    • Venice Square
    • Vatican
    • Spanish Steps
    • Barberini/Trevi’s Fountain

    Colosseum & Roman Forum with Multimedia:

    Embark on an adventure with a tour of the most important sites in Rome — ideal for introducing you to the history of the city. Get preliminary information from a short video, and then set off on foot to see the Forum, Palatine Hill, and visit the iconic Colosseum. As you explore the immense amphitheater — the largest ever built by the Roman Empire — imagine the gladiator fights and public spectacles that took place in the arena.


    • Rome IO bus Get-On, Get-Off Bus Tour (as per the option chosen)
    • Real-time monitoring of the buses and waiting time at the stops
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, and Japanese
    • WIFI on board
    • Walking tours and children commentary through POP GUIDE APP.
    • Reserved entry to the Colosseum
    • Reserved entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
    • Free map of the Archeological Area
    • 25 minute Multimedia Video


    • Admission to attractions, unless specified
    • Access to the Underground and Arena

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    Please note

    Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    After your booking, you will receive separate vouchers for each activity. Please keep the vouchers handy and present it to the respective activity operators on the day of your visit.

    Hop-On, Hop-Off:

    Timings and stops are subject to change. The latest map will be available on the bus.

    Wheelchairs can get on the bus, but not on the second floor. They have a dedicated spot on the first floor.

    Small pets are allowed on board only with muzzle and leash. Guide dogs for blind people are allowed on board with muzzle and leash.

    Every passenger can bring on board a small bag (dimension max 50x30x25cm)

    The lost objects found on the buses will be deposited at our office (CS OPEN BUS SRL, Via di Torre del Fiscale 43, 00178 Roma).

    Colosseum Priority Entrance & Roman Forum:

    It is compulsory to provide the first and last name of every passenger on every booking. Please email the first and last name of every passenger to once you have made the booking. Customers without a valid ID card or with a name not matching the ticket will be refused the entrance. It will not be possible to change the name on a ticket once it is purchased.

    The Colosseum can host a maximum of 3,000 people at the same time. This means there might be queues on some days, even if you booked a timeslot with skip the line tickets.

    Only medium and small-size backpacks are allowed. Valid ID is mandatory.

    The multimedia video viewing takes place before your visit to the Archaeological Area

    It is strongly recommended to be at the Touristation Office 15 minutes before the time slot you have booked.

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