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    IO Bus Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off + Colosseum Entry Ticket

    Instant confirmation E-Voucher Saver Combos

    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?


    • Duration

      Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

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

      Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Stay as long as you like

    • Start time

      Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 8:45am to 6:30pm, every 20 minutes

      Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Time slots vary on different days depending on availability - please check the Calendar

      Please note that timings are subject to change

    • Meeting Point

      Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops.

      Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Make your way to the Colosseum, located at 1, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184, Rome

      Reach the 'Individual Entrance Gate' at the Colosseum 30 minutes before your booked time slot.

    • Ending Point

      Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Hop off the bus at any of the stops.

      Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Same as the start point

    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
    • 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
    • Visit the Roman Forum, the hub of the ancient city, and Palatine Hill, the neighborhood for ancient Emperors
    • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
    • Feast your eyes on the city from double decker bus ride


    Saver combo: Enjoy a Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with visits to the Colosseum (skip-the-line), Roman Forum and 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.

    You can get on and off the bus as you wish to explore the sights further, go shopping or grab a bite to eat. Visit iconic attractions with our strategically located stops 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, and Palatine Hill:

    Behold the mighty Colosseum, one of history's most iconic buildings! Of course, with such prestige comes hordes of tourists. But, this priority-entrance ticket lets you bypass the plebs, like a modern-day Roman dignitary, gives you an hour to explore the Colosseum, and then access the Roman Forum. Enjoy pre-booked timed entrance as well as access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.


    • 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, available in several languages (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Japanese)
    • WIFI on board
    • App POP GUIDE
    • Walking tours and children commentary through APP.
    • Priority entrance into the Colosseum
    • Access to the Colosseum's first and second floors
    • Access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
    • A digital audio guide of the Colosseum


    • Admission to attractions, unless specified
    • Guided tour of Colosseum

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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.

    Both activities are valid for the date you selected for the booking and tour option you selected.

    Hop-on, hop-off tour:

    We ensure that the tour runs on time, however at times the itinerary might be revised due to weather, traffic conditions, etc.

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

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

    People with less than 75% disability must pay the entire price, according to their age. People with more than 75% disability are entitled to a free ticket, if accompanied by a paying person.

    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, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill:

    Go to the 'Individual Entrance Gate' at the Colosseum 30 minutes before your booked time slot.

    Take the line for 'Visitors with Reservations' for your booked time

    Scan your smartphone ticket at the turnstile and enjoy your visit

    Disabled visitors and their carer get in free. Please ask directly at the venue.

    The mandatory security check can take 30 minutes or more during busy periods

    Backpacks, suitcases, and large objects aren't allowed. No storage on-site

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