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Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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From US$33.11
US$36.80 Save US$3.70
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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
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US$36.80 Save US$3.70
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Classic TicketMost Popular
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$33.11
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$40.36
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$49.67
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.

Reviews (295)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Waste of money

Unfortunately, it's not the same as in London or Paris. Bought "premium" 2 day pass just because their "purple" line goes to the Catacombs which is not offered with "1 day pass. Have to wait for a long time at the stops - other buses...More

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

Dear Customer, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear the our service did not meet your expectations. Concerning the Purple Line, as it as less frequented area, we clearly advertise that the frequency in every hour. We can assure you that,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Get that roof off

Having paid for this and a previous good experience it was marred this time by the roof being left off in spite of only. A low risk of rain and 20 degree themerature (in early November). The value of the tour for understanding the geography...More

Thank Watty0407
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days 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 21 cities around the world. Best regards Big Bus Team

Reviewed 1 week ago
Only hop on hop off going to the Catacombs

When researching which Hop on Hop off bus tour to take, the mai reason for choosing Big Bus tours was that they are the only company to go the Catacombs ( San Sebastiano for instance). It turned out to be a good choice. Buses in...More

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

Dear Customer, We thank you very much for your kind review as our main aim is to make our customers satisfied by improving our service continuously. As you appreciated our service here in Rome, we hope you will choose Big Bus again around the world...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Good tour for overall sites

We have been to Rome a few times but wanted to take others who had not been before. We had one short quick day in Rome. My husband& I saw new things and enjoyed it. We did the entire route without getting off just the...More

1  Thank Joanie3638
BigBusRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Big Bus Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Customer, Your feedback is highly appreciated, our customers reviews are very important to improve our service. Considering how much you enjoyed Big Bus Tours in Rome, we look forward to welcoming you on board soon on board in one of the 21 cities where...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
2-day ticket red and purple lines

Great way to visit all of the major attractions in Rome, but because of the locations of the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, you will need a decent map to walk to them from the nearest bus stops (7+8 on the red line). The...More

2  Thank pee_cee_71
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 impressions with us. Remember that Big Bus Tours operates in 21 cities around the world, keep yourself updated by visiting our official website. Best regards Big Bus Team

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SvetoslavD14
2 November 2018|
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Response from Lorraine L | Reviewed this property |
I booked mine through the travel agent before we left but I would think if you went to the website it would tell you if you have options on how you want the voucher. I do remember that there were people on our tour who had... More
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Graeme N
5 October 2018|
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Response from Manaakbpkw | Reviewed this property |
Spagna is not a listed stop. I am not sure what the closest stop is. Check their website. Children can ride on laps. People bring strollers on the bus. Check their ticket information to see at what age a child needs a... More
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51oct
3 October 2018|
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Response from scorps_sting | Reviewed this property |
The bus stops roughly 100-200 mt away. it is only a short walk to the fountain from where the bus stops.
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