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    IO Bus Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off + Vatican Museums Entry Ticket

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    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?

      Hop-on, hop-off tour: Daily

      Vatican Museums: Daily except Sunday

    • Duration

      Hop-on, hop-off tour: 24, 48, 72-hours, 1 day, after 2pm, 5 days (As per option chosen)

      Vatican Museums: Stay as long as you like

    • Start time

      Hop-on, hop-off tour: 8:45am to 6:30pm, every 20 minutes

      Vatican Museums: 9am to 6pm, every 30 minutes

      Timings are subject to change. Please check the official website before visiting the Vatican Museums. 

    • Meeting Point

      Hop-on, hop-off tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops.

      Vatican Museums: Make your way to Vatican Museums Viale Vaticano, 00165, Rome.

    • Ending Point

      Hop-on, hop-off tour: Hop off the bus at any of the stops.

      Vatican Museums: Same as the start point.

    Key Highlights

    • Saver combo: Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Skip-the-Line admission to the Vatican Museums
    • 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
    • Skip the lines and marvel at some of the most exquisite artwork in the world inside the Vatican
    • Explore Michelangelo’s famous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
    • Enjoyed unlimited time in the Vatican Museums
    • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
    • Feast your eyes on the city from double decker bus ride


    Discover Rome on a flexible and lively Rome hop-on, hop-off tour and enjoy priority access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.

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

    Enjoy sightseeing in Rome, one of the most gorgeous and romantic cities in Europe, on an action-packed and fun-filled Rome hop-on, hop-off tour! Discover the city’s majestic architecture, priceless art, street food, a heady mix of cultures, haunted ruins & more.

    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.

    Choose from the 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

    Vatican Museums and Sistine Skip-the-Line:

    Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums and browse one of the greatest collections of art in the world. Admire priceless works of art amassed by the Popes over centuries – with paintings, sculptures, tapestries, and more.

    Admire Michelangelo’s remarkable frescoes at the Sistine Chapel and see the magnificent rooms of Raphael and the ancient Roman and Greek pieces in the Belvedere Courtyard. Explore Michelangelo's famous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel – including The Creation of Adam on the ceiling.


    • Rome Get-On, Get-Off Bus Tour (as per the option chosen)
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary, available in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese and Japanese
    • App POP GUIDE
    • Walking tours and children commentary through APP
    • Real time monitoring of the buses and waiting time at the stops
    • WIFI on board
    • Hosted entrance to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
    • Unlimited time inside the Vatican Museums


    • Admission to attractions, unless specified
    • Live guide

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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.

    IO Bus Rome 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).

    Vatican Museums:

    Because of the attraction's popularity, large numbers of people visit each day. For any last minute changes, time changes or other updates please visit the attraction website.

    Security Measures: There will be airport-style security checks. All visitors and their small-medium sized bags will be screened. Liquids, large bags, or sharp items are not allowed and must be left in cloakroom. Please carry your valid ID/passport. Failure to do may result in denied entry. Pacemakers should carry their certification as well.

    Wheelchair Accessibility: The Vatican Museums reserve free admission to all disabled visitors with a certified disability of more than 74%. In case of not self-sufficient, the free ticket is also extended to a companion.

    Dress Code: Both men and women MUST have knees and shoulders covered. Failure to comply may result in denied entry.

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    • Noel Azzopardi

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