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Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Highlights
  • Comprehensive tour of Rome aboard a hop-on, hop-off bus saves time
  • Audio commentary on board the bus sheds light on Rome's ancient history
  • Choose from different time periods and upgrades to create a tailored itinerary
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Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour
From US$33.90
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Classic Ticket
1 Day Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket 4 Walking Tours: Spanish Steps, St. Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Pantheon and Piazza Navona
From US$33.93
Premium Ticket
2 Days Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket 4 Walking Tours: Spanish Steps, St. Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Pantheon and Piazza Navona and Catacombs Line
From US$41.35
Deluxe Ticket
3 Days Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket 4 Walking Tours: Spanish Steps, St. Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Pantheon and Piazza Navona Catacombs Line and Night Tour Catacombs & Caracalla Tour (purple line)
From US$50.90
Overview

Cover more of Rome in less time on a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a great way for independent travelers to see the city. Tailor your sightseeing by hopping off at any stop that interests you, including highlights such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Circus Maximus, and Vatican City. While on board the bus, listen to commentary about the sights you pass for crucial context. Choose between the Classic, Premium, or Deluxe ticket to suit your budget and schedule.

What to Expect

Make your way to any one of the stops, voucher in hand, to step on board the bus. When booking, you'll choose a 24- or 48-hour Classic, Premium, or Deluxe ticket, which allows for any vacation itinerary or budget. This comprehensive tour of Rome lets you cover all of the highlights in much less time than a self-guided exploration or combination of other tours would.

Each ticket option includes four guided walking tours, and the Deluxe ticket includes a route past the Catacombs of San Sebastiano. Tours run between 9am and 5pm, and you can start and end at any stop of your choosing. Plan to allow at least 1.5 hours for the full tour, plus more time if you plan on hopping off and exploring individual sights.

On board the bus, slip on the headphones to listen to audio commentary about the stops. Learn about Rome's ancient history and its evolution into a modern, thriving city. The bus' eight stops are centered around highlights such as Vatican City, the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, the Roman forum, the Pantheon, and the Colosseum.

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Bus never comes!

Please take any other bus service so your trip isn't ruined like ours. Bus comes every 30 minutes if you're lucky. There is no audio other than a few sentences spoken every 5-10 minutes. I can't actually believe how bad it was. There was no...More

3  Thank Nickivancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago
Easy ride all the way

There are many companies that offer a hop on hop off service around the key points of the city and you would need to investigate them all to see what best suits your needs. We found Big Bus to be well run with good staff...More

Thank SM_PSM
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, Our clients' opinion is fundamental for us in order to improve our service and hearing that you appreciated our service so much makes us really proud, thank you for your review. Remember that Big Bus Tours operates in 19 destinations around the world,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Hop on and off tour

Great way to see Rome and the major attractions the audio on the bus was very informative and we didn’t have to wait too long for a bus at the designated pick up points Would definitely use them againMore

Thank David Wayne B
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for having shared your impressions with us, feedback like these are the best rewards for our work. Considering how much you liked our service in Rome we invite you to travel again with Big Bus Tours in one of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rome, Rome, Rome!

perfect tour to get an overview of the main attractions in this not very walkable city (it's too big). audio-guide gave interesting pieces of information without giving an overdose. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Additionally, bigbus offers walking through the old town -...More

Thank lulu e
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, We are very happy to hear that your appreciated our service so much, you opinion is very important for us. We hope to see you again soon on board our buses, we operate in 19 wonderful destinations around the world. Best regards Big...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lots to See and Convenient Stops

We always use the hop on hop off buses when we are visiting somewhere for a short time and want to maximise our touring, so we are well acquainted with these services. The negative for the Rome Big Bus was that it was difficult to...More

Thank Lorraine L
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, We thank you for you review, we are happy to hear that your appreciated our service in Rome. We invite you to discover another beautiful destination with Big Bus Tours, we operate in 19 cities around the world. Best regards Big Bus Team

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ffemtjones
13 May 2018|
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Response from Rowleygood | Reviewed this property |
Get the Rome Big Bus App on your phone, it’s about 45 mins to an hour from FCO airport on a good run, possibly quicker to Termini which is on the bus route. You can catch the fast train from airport to here as well. Rome has... More
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