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Rome Public Transport – simply book on site or online

Simply book your public transport ticket and get free local transport in Rome. If you select the optional local transport ticket when booking, you will receive a pick-up voucher with your Rome City Pass. The pick-up point in Rome is located directly at the Central Station: "Trips To Rome" Piazza dei Cinquecento (Termini Station/ Central Station) 51, 00185 in Rome (corner Via Cavour and Via Giovanni Giolitti, the pick-up point is a kiosk and is opposite a pharmacy). 

To buy a ticket for the local transport in Rome is also easy and cheap. Local transport tickets can be purchased easily and quickly at the official Atac ticket offices (Biglietterie Atac) or kiosks. You can also buy your ticket online on the official Atac website (https://www.atac.roma.it/en/home).

The public transport system in Rome consists of bus, Rome Metro, tram, regional and suburban trains. The operator of the network is ATAC Roma. With the Rome public transport ticket you can easily reach all Rome sights and even go to the sea to Lido in Ostia for free. 

General information about Rome public transport

If you buy a Rome public transport ticket at ATAC you will get around Rome relaxed and fast. Simply validate your ticket at one of the ticket machines before your first trip and off you go on your discovery tour. 

The ticket for all public transport (ATAC) is valid for metro, tram, bus (from ATAC) and even on some regional trains (Trenitalia 2nd class, Rome-Lido, Rome-Viterbo and Rome-Giardinetti). The following in Rome public transport in the city center area can be used with the local ticket:  

  • Metro lines A, B, B2 and C 
  • Buses 
  • Tram 
  • The regional and suburban trains Roma Viterbo, Roma Lido and Roma Giardinetti. 

All public transport services runs Sunday to Thursday from 5:30 am to 11:30 pm. On Fridays and Saturdays you can use public transport even until 0:30. Night buses run regularly at night. These buses depart with 23 routes downtown and small suburbs.

The only station where you can change between train and metro is Termini station. Local transport tickets are not valid for the transfer from/to the airports. You can optionally book the airport transfer with your Rome City Pass. The Rome metro currently consists of 3 lines that will take you quickly from A to B in Rome:

Metro A: Anagnina - Battistini
Metro B: Laurentina - Rebibba
Metro B2: Laurentina - Jonio
Metro C: Monte Compatri/Pantano - Lodi

You can find more information about the stops of the lines here: Rome Local Transport Info and Tips

Here you can download the public transport map of Rome >  

Tickets Local Transport Rome

BIT ticket (€ 1,50) valid for 100 minutes from the first validation for a single trip on the metro, also when changing between different lines, but do not leave the turnstile to do so. 

ROMA 24H (€ 7,00) / ROMA 48H (€ 12,50) / ROMA 72H (€ 18,00) valid for unlimited travel within the city of Rome, from the first validation for the number of hours indicated on the ticket. 

CIS ticket (€ 24.00) valid for 7 days, until midnight of the seventh day from the day of validation, for unlimited travel within the city of Rome. Name and period of validity must be written on the ticket. 

Sales points for Rome public transport

  • at ATAC ticket offices: these are located at Stazione Termini, at the Anagnina and Battistini (Metro A) and Laurentina and Ponte Mammolo (Metro B) terminuses, and at some other Metro stops. Other ticket offices are located at Battistini (A), Lepanto (A), Ottaviano S.Pietro (A) and on line B at EUR Fermi, EUR Palasport and EUR Magliana stops and at some FU stations. 
  • at vending machines: at Termini, but also at most metro stations and train stations. 
  • at kiosks, in bars and in tobacco stores ( also called "Tabaccai").  

Validity of the local transport ticket: Before starting your journey, you must validate the local transport ticket at a stamp machine in order to be able to use the Rome Metro free of charge, among other things. 

Go to the sea: If you want to take a little break from downtown Rome, you can easily take one of the suburban trains to Ostia, the port city of ancient Rome. Get off at Lido-Centro and enjoy the sun and relax on the beach. Your public transport ticket in the Rome City Pass with public transport is also valid for this trip. Further informations about the public transport in Rome you find here

Here you get an overview of all Rome sights in the Rome City Pass >

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