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Civitavecchia Port: Shuttle Bus to/from Rome Termini Station

1. Civitavecchia Port: Shuttle Bus to/from Rome Termini Station

Pre-book the SIT shuttle bus service between Civitavecchia Port and Rome Termini railway station, and benefit from a reliable service that departs daily at 9:30 AM. Redeem your voucher at the bus stop just outside the Port. You take the free shuttle service from your cruise dock to reach Largo della Pace where you will be welcomed aboard to continue your journey with our guide. Sit back and relax. Use the luggage storage to keep your bags safe, and stay online with the onboard WiFi. For departure transfer, make your way to the bus stop at least 15 minutes in advance. You can also change your destination dropping off at the Vatican area instead of Termini Station and share with the guide on board the most suitable solution for your visit of Rome.

Rome On Your Own: Bus Transfer from Civitavecchia

2. Rome On Your Own: Bus Transfer from Civitavecchia

See the sights of Rome at your own pace with a round-trip transfer from the cruise terminal at Civitavecchia, and get 8 hours to explore the "Eternal City" according to your own interests. Upon arrival in the city center you are free to visit the sites that interest you the most. Go to the Basilica of St. Peter's in the Vatican City and marvel at works of art by Michelangelo and others. Visit the Mausoleum of Hadrian at the Castel Sant' Angelo or discover the temple to all gods at the immaculately-preserved Pantheon. Follow in the footsteps of famous poets at the Spanish Steps, and marvel at the architecture of Piazza Navona, built over the Stadium of Domitian. Discover the highlights of Ancient Rome, such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain and much more. Alternatively, spend the day shopping or enjoying lunch in sought-after neighborhoods such as Trastevere. Travel by modern, air-conditioned coach and benefit from the services of an assistant who will be happy to give you tips on how to reach places as fast as possible. Upon arrival in Rome, get dropped off on Via Lungotevere Marzio "Zanardelli", on the opposite side of the bridge from where the Justice Palace, Palazzaccio, stands.

Civitavecchia: Shuttle Transfer to Rome Fiumicino Airport

3. Civitavecchia: Shuttle Transfer to Rome Fiumicino Airport

Leave for the FCO Rome airport from the port of Civitavecchia at 09.30/09.40 am. The staff will check you in at the meeting point, put stickers on your luggage and accompany you to the bus, where the chauffeur will arrange your suitcases. Although this is a low cost shuttle bus to Fiumicino the buses are modern, with reclining seats and air conditioning, driven by professional and experienced drivers. After about 45 minutes you will reach your destination: the terminal 3 for international flights of the Fiumicino airport. The driver will unload your luggage to let you continue your journey home.

Civitavecchia Port: Private or Shared Guided Tour of Rome

4. Civitavecchia Port: Private or Shared Guided Tour of Rome

Start your Roman adventure at 9:00 AM as you exit from your cruise ship. At the ship's Pier, you will be greeted by your friendly and professional driver. Once you hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan you will set off on your adventure.  Your driver will take you to all the most historical and socially significant landmarks in Rome. For those pressed for the time, this is the greatest way to ensure you see the main attractions of the city, all in 7-hours. During each stop you can hop-off the van and walk around, taking beautiful holiday snaps as you do. In the vehicle, you will enjoy the benefit of an audioguide in English. At each stop, you will be able to learn the basic history of each fascinating location.  During your tour, you will visit: Vatican City and St. Peter's Cathedral (1-hour), Colosseum (40-minutes), Piazza Venezia (15-minutes), Trevi Fountain (20-minutes), Spanish Steps (30-minutes), Pantheon (30-minutes), Piazza Novona (20-minutes) and the Panoramic View (15-minutes). Once you have visited all these major landmarks, you will be taken back to your cruise terminal, 1-hour before your ship departs and no later than 5:00 PM, ensuring a relaxing end to an exciting day.

Classical Rome: Full-Day Bus Tour from Civitavecchia

5. Classical Rome: Full-Day Bus Tour from Civitavecchia

Discover the grandeur of Rome on a day trip from Civitavecchia. Travel in a comfortable and airconditioned coach and stop at highlights like the St. Peter's Basilica, the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, and Pantheon. Depart from the port of Civitavecchia by bus in the morning and relax on the ride to Rome. Upon arrival, meet your licensed guide and head to the imposing Leonine Walls. Listen as your guide provides you commentary about Rome’s historical traditions and its art. Head to St. Peter’s Square to admire stunning views of St. Peter's Basilica which is surrounded by Bernini’s colonnades which date back to 1656.  Enter St. Peter's Basilica, but if there are long lines to enter your guide will tell you about the Basilica from the outside. Explore the famous artwork inside the largest church in the world.  Meet your tour leader at a designated point for the second part of the tour. Hop on the bus for a panoramic ride along the streets. Cross the Tiber river near Tiberine Island, pass by Capitoline Hill which was designed by Michelangelo.  View ride the Marcello Theater which was commissioned by the Emperor Augustus. Watch as your guide points out monuments like the Temple of Portuno and Temple of Hercules, 2 of the finest temples in the center of Rome. End your sightseeing bus ride with a stop near the Colosseum and start the walking portion of your tour with a guide at the foot of the Colosseum. Stroll by Circus Maximus, the largest stadium built in ancient Rome and where thrilling chariot races once took place.  Continue along the famous Dei Fori Imperiali road leading to Piazza Venezia. See the Altar of the Fatherland and visit the spectacular Trevi Fountain, which was originally designed by Bernini, but finally constructed by the architect Nicola Salvi.  Have 30-40 minute break where you can go purchase a light lunch or an ice cream from one of the local shops. Walk to the Pantheon, the great pagan temple that dates back 2,000 years.  Finish your tour with a visit to Piazza Navona, to view masterpieces by Bernini and Borromini, the greatest architects of the 17th-century. Marvel at Borromini 's Church of St. Agnes in Agony and Bernini's 4 Rivers Fountain. Return to Civitavecchia by bus. 

Rome: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Optional Cruise Port Transfer

6. Rome: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Optional Cruise Port Transfer

Maximize your cruise stopover at Civitavecchia Port with an immersive exploration of Rome through our comprehensive hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Opt for the convenient transfer option, starting with a pick-up departure from Civitavecchia Port at 9:15 AM. The journey will take you to a drop-off point next to Castel Sant'Angelo, situated near Vatican City, where your adventure begins. Embark on a flexible adventure by hopping off at any of the strategically located stops. Engage with the captivating history of the Eternal City through the on-board digital commentary, available in 9 languages, including English, French, Spanish, German, Italian. As you ride along, witness the splendor of must-see landmarks such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Circus Maximus. Take a leisurely stroll among the gods at the remarkably preserved Pantheon and marvel at the grandeur of St. Peter's Basilica. Seek inspiration on the Spanish Steps, where poets and painters have found solace, and enjoy a scenic drive through the expansive Borghese Gardens. This all-encompassing tour ensures you have the flexibility to delve into the essence of Rome at your own pace, capturing the essence of its rich history and architectural wonders. Let your journey unfold seamlessly, providing you with an unforgettable experience in the heart of this extraordinary city.

From Civitavecchia: Full-Day Panoramic Bus Tour of Rome

7. From Civitavecchia: Full-Day Panoramic Bus Tour of Rome

Head to Rome on a full-day guided sightseeing bus tour of the Eternal City from the port of Civitavecchia. Discover the city's hottest locations like St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain. Be welcomed by your tour leader at the Civitavecchia port and board a spacious coach. Relax on the drive to your first stop in Rome that is just a stone’s throw away from the Palazzaccio (Palace of Justice) in Piazza dei Tribunali. Take time to admire the most powerful and imposing castle ever built in Rome, Castel Sant’Angelo. Nearby, marvel at magnificent St. Peter's Basilica from the top of Via della Conciliazione.  Feast your eyes on the semi-circular colonnades that frame St. Peter's Square, designed and built by Bernini in the 17th century. Meet your tour leader at a designated point for the second part of the tour. Board the bus for a panoramic ride. Cross the Tiber near the Tiberine Island, see the Pyramid of Cestius, and view the Baths of Caracalla, the second largest Roman baths. End your scenic bus ride with a stop in Via Petroselli, near the Theatre of Marcellus. Reach the Capitoline Hill to see the Cordonata that leads to Piazza del Campidoglio. Arrive at the Althar of the Fatherland and view dei Fori Imperiali roade to the Colosseum.   Observe Traian’s Forum and toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain. Take a break for a quick lunch or to grab a gelato. Enter the incredibly well-preserved Pantheon temple built to see its massive dome and the tombs of Victor Emanuell II and Raphael. End your tour in Piazza Navona where you can see the 4 Rivers Fountain by Bernini, before ending your visit to Rome and heading back to the port in Civitavecchia.

Civitavecchia Port: Escorted Shore Transfer to Vatican City

8. Civitavecchia Port: Escorted Shore Transfer to Vatican City

Book the SIT bus transfer between Civitavecchia Port and the Vatican City area. Benefit from the services of the staff as they assist customers with their transfer details and travel with you on board. Choose between a 1-way or round-trip transfer. From the beginning of your transfer, staff will be on hand to assist you. Simply present your voucher on arrival to redeem it and hop on board. The driver and guide on board will help you store your luggage in the provided area before driving towards the Vatican City or Civitavecchia Port, depending on your chosen transfer option. Your transfer will end after drop-off unless you choose the round-trip option. If heading to the Vatican City from the port, you'll be dropped off in the Prati District at a location that's a convenient 10-minute walk to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Church. If heading to the port, get dropped off outside the Civitavecchia Port.

Civitavecchia: Cruise Port to Rome Termini Station Transfer

9. Civitavecchia: Cruise Port to Rome Termini Station Transfer

Your cruise ship stops at the port of Civitavecchia and you want to reach the Termini railway station in Rome or your hotel near there? Travel by comfortable buses with air conditioning and professional and qualified staff, pre-book our transfer service to Rome Termini Station and you will arrive on time to catch your train or to arrive to your hotel nearby. Meet at the point at where the cruise shuttle bus drops off at the Cruise Terminal Largo della Pace. Cruise passengers must take the free shuttle service of the port from the pier directly to the Terminal to reach it. The staff will be waiting for you for the daily departure at 9:40 am. Show them the voucher, they will help you get on board. Relax and enjoy the journey of about an hour and a half.

Civitavecchia: Transfer to Rome & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

10. Civitavecchia: Transfer to Rome & Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

Explore Rome on your own taking the Civitavecchia transfer to the Rome centre and visiting the eternal city with an open bus and onboard audio guide in 16 languages! The audio guide included: 16 languages: Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian Visit Rome in one day during your cruise stop and you won't be disappointed with the short time available! To reach our bus stop you take the free shuttle service from your cruise dock to reach Largo della pace where our stewardess welcomes you and you hop aboard. Sit back and relax. Use the luggage storage to keep your bags safe, and stay online with the onboard WiFi. When you arrive in Rome Termini (Piazza Indipendenza) an assistant will be ready to escort you to the Open Bus stop to begin the scenic tour aboard an open bus. See the most important monuments and immerse yourself in history. Hop on and off at all stops at your leisure and take photos of the most famous monuments. Discover imperial Rome with the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Circus Maximus. Continue through Piazza Venezia and admire the dome of St. Peter's Basilica. Stroll through the shopping streets and toss a coin in the famous Trevi Fountain. For the return reach again Termini (P.za Indipendenza) for a 03:30 pm departure or the Vatican area (Via Crescenzio 2) stop at 03:45 pm to transfer from Rome to the port of Civitavecchia.

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based on 3,143 reviews

Beautiful tour to all the city's sights - walk 50 to 100 meters and you're there. Our driver Paulo spoke great German. Picked up from the ship and brought back to the ship, it couldn't be better. Highly recommended MSC tours to Rome cost almost twice as much and you see less.

comfortable bus, awesome guide who took time to explain and translate to everyone in the group! fun fact about the city. very organized and I appreciate my visit a lot !! I recommend to everyone who want to visit the city highlights!!

Very interesting to get an idea of the beauty that the city offers. In the future I will stay for more days so I can visit each monument

Impeccable Support Staff explanation of the progress and distribution of a plan with explanations for discovering Rome

The guide was really great! German, English and Italian.