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Rome Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

  • 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
Big Bus Rome Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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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
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
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)

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 yesterday
Intermittent service

We purchased the 72 hour ticket for our time in Rome, and whilst in general, it did what it says on the tin, I.e. you have a set route with set stopping points where you can hop on and hop off, I would say that...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Do not... I repeat, do not use thi company

We bought tickets for the Big Bus hop-on-hop-off tours of Rome. Our guide and the information pamphlet both said that the last stop for Piazza Venezia would come at 7:50 p.m. We were at the stop 7 minutes early, and the bus never showed. We...More

Thank Shelley P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had an awesome day jumping on and off. Did several loops and was a great way to see some major attractions. Would highly recommend. For those who have whinged must not understand the concept of the tour and have higher expectations than what they paid...More

Thank Nathan E
Reviewed 1 week ago
A quick and convenient way to discover Rome and it’s hidden treasures.

So much to see in Rome and if you don’t have the time to see it all then you must take the Hop on Hop off bus to understand this city and choose the attractions that you find most appealing. Don’t forget the Catakisms just...More

2  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to get an idea of what you want to see!

On a recent visit to Rome, we decided to purchase the Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour tickets. We did the entire loop once which took about 1.5 hours and it helped to orient us as to where we wanted/needed to go. We also used the...More

1  Thank Kerrie E
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, they are really important for us. Remember that you find Big Bus Tours in 21 beautiful cities all over the world, keep yourself updated by visiting our official website. Best regards Big...More

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Yes, but don't choose BIG BUS, others are better.
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