[ROME] Rome Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tours (Open-Top)

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icon  Free cancellation - 24 hours notice
icon  Show mobile or printed voucher
icon  English/Mandarin/French/Spanish/German/Italian/Portuguese/Russian/Arabic
icon  Join In Group
icon  Meet Up With Guide
icon  Min. 1 Participant(s) are required
  • Learn more about this activity’s Enhanced Health & Hygiene Measures
  • Choose between the Classic, Premium, and Deluxe packages, all designed for your ease of travel
  • The buses have available pre-recorded commentary on Rome's history available in 9 different languages
  • Hop off and wander through Rome's landmarks like the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, and more!
  • Don't forget to toss a coin at the Trevi Fountain, one of the world's most photographed fountains
  • Witness Rome's rich heritage and culture as you visit numerous Vatican museums


What to expect

Explore the best of Rome aboard a convenient and comfortable Hop-on/Hop-off bus services hosted by the Big Bus Company!

Ease into your Italian adventure on your own pace upon your arrival in the sprawling metropolis.

Save some valuable time on route planning and avoid further complicated transfers of public transportation with Big Bus' Classic, Premium, and Deluxe offers designed for a stress-free journey.

Benefit from a good number of routes according to a wide variety of attractions from their respective destinations.

These packages also come with a guided walking tour as you get to know more about the historic city, including a visit to the Vatican, Roman Forum, and Colosseum.

You're in for a special treat when you book the Deluxe packages – prepare to be in awe of Rome on the Panoramic Night Tour, where you'll get to see the cosmopolitan's iconic sights under the city's night glow.




Package Description

Inclusive Of

  • 1 day hop-on hop-off Big Bus pass
  • 4 Walking Tours


Not Inclusive Of

  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Meals and beverages
  • Catacombs Line
  • Night Tour



Route Information:

  • Please view the route map to see the bus stop locations and schedules available for the Red route (on the map marked black)
  • Frequency: Bus leaves every 15-20 minutes


Red Route

  • Total: 1 hour(s) and 30 minute(s)
  • Buses have live English speaking guides and pre-recorded commentary available in 9 languages
  • Tour stops and highlights: Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, Vatican, Castel Sant’Angelo, Trevi Fountain, and Spanish Steps (Piazza di Spagna)
  • Schedule: Monday to Saturday (until 3:30pm)
  • First departure (May-Oct): Time 08:30
  • First departure (Nov-Apr): Time 09:00
  • Last departure (Apr-Oct): Time 19:00
  • Last departure (Nov-Mar): Time 18:00



  • The voucher is valid for 6 month(s) from the date of booking



  • Child ticket: Age 0 -12


Additional Information

  • You can hop on and hop off the buses as well as change routes as much as you want for the duration of your package
  • Detailed packages, scheduling, and maps will be provided when you exchange your voucher for a physical pass from a Big Bus Rome representative
  • Once you exchange the voucher for your Big Bus package, you'll have until the end of your package's duration to exhaust all the activities that it grants you access to, e.g. if you exchanged your voucher for a 3-day Big Bus Pass at 9:00 on 1 Aug, you can only use it until 9:00 on 4 Aug
  • Audio commentary is available in Chinese/English/Spanish/Arabic/Russian/Portuguese/German/French/Italian


Terms & Conditions


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email


Cancellation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hour(s) before the selected activity date


How To Use

Voucher Type

  • You must present either a printed or mobile voucher along with a passport/valid ID


Redemption Information

  • Activate your pass by boarding the bus at any of the stops along the route
  • Once activated, the pass is valid for 24 hours


Meet Up Information

  • You can meet a Big Bus Tour representative at any of the bus stops shown on the route map
  • For the Red (on the map marked black) and Purple routes, you can hop on and hop off at any Big Bus Tour Bus Stop. You can check the route map for more information


Walking Tours:

Tour 1 (Vatican & St. Peter’s Square)

  • Time: 12:00
  • Address: Vatican (Big Bus Stop 6 Lungotevere Tor Di Nona)


Tour 2 (Pantheon & Piazza Navona)

  • Time: 14:00
  • Address: Vatican (Big Bus Stop 6 Lungotevere Tor Di Nona)


Tour 3 (Roman Forum & Colosseum)

  • Time: 15:30
  • Address: Piazza Venezia (Big Bus Stop 5)


Tour 4 (Piazza Barberini & Spanish Steps)

  • Time: 17:15
  • Address: Barberini (Big Bus Stop 8)