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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$35,90
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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$35,87
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$43,71
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$53,80
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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1 - 5 of 74 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Waste of money and time

They have very few buses and the ones that are running, run together so you're basically waiting for a bus for an hour or so most of the time . Also our bus didn't have working audio so no description. We saw many other bus...More

Thank Smartflyer
Reviewed 2 days ago
Poor communication

We started using or 48 hour ticket on Saturday, and we’re told that the blue route operates at weekends. Everything was fine on Saturday when we hopped on and off a couple of times. However, it was a different experience on Sunday. We were flying...More

Thank fredround
Reviewed 6 days ago
Big Bus Rome

It was a really nice experience, we used the red line,friendly employees and the most interesting tourist attractions

Thank KATERINA S
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Customer, Your feedback is highly appreciated, thank you for having shared your thoughts with us. Remember that Big Bus Tours operates in 19 wonderful destinations around the world, we hope too see you again soon on board. Best regards Big Bus Staff

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great way to see the sights

Bought our tickets from Collesseum ticket office, man was very friendly and helpful. Children under 10 are free. Busses have also wheelchair ramps and allocated section downstairs. A great way to see the city. We did a full lap (1 1/2 hours)and then started to...More

1  Thank Rowleygood
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Customer, We thank your for you review, our customers' opinions are very important and give us the chance to improve our service. Considering how much you enjoyed discovering Rome with Big Bus, we invite you to discover another beautiful city among the 19 ones...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
I Tried the New Green Route and also the Red Route - Wonderful!

I needed a relaxing morning in Rome after lots of walking and metro rides. It was a gorgeous day with sunshine and blue skies-and I wanted to soak up the sunshine. I boarded the Big Bus and agreed to try the brand new trial route-the...More

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

Dear Customer, Your kind words make us really proud, we thank you for having shared your thoughts here. We work every day in order to give our customers the very best in sightseeing experiences and your positive feedback is the best reward. Considering that you...More

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