Rome Transport Guide, Italy

Rome Airport

The Italian capital is served by two airports. The most widely used is Leonardo da Vinci Airport (Rome Fiumicino Airport). The quickest way Rome airport to Rome (Termini Train Station) is via train which costs about €10 one-way (every 30mins for a 30mins ride). Rome airport taxi to town cost at least 45€. The other airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, is the airport which budget airlines use it is Rome low cost airport. A Rome bus service connects it to Termini Station. Alternatively Rome airport transportation: to Ciampino Station (for connection to Termini) and /or Anagnina metro stop. Usually Ryanair and Easyjet have charted coach to Termini station. You can car hire Rome airport.

Rome Airport Taxi

Rome airport taxis to Rome runs. There are many in Rome taxi services

Rome Train

Most Rome trains traveling from other Italian cities and Europe terminate in Termini Station Rome. It is right in the middle of the city center.

Rome Bus

Rome Buses are easy to use and quite cheap. There are 200 different Rome bus routes that criss-cross Rome from 5.30 am to midnight. Fast or Rome express lines, electrical buses, night buses, disabled buses. Buy single, 75-minute multi-journey ticket or a day passfrom automatic ATAC machines or Rome tabacchi. Stamp upon boarding. All Rome bus routes state clearly on the front where they are going.

Roman public transport is called Metrebus. Buying a Metrebus Rome ticket, in fact, allows you to Rome travel on the three means of transport, on the various routes, within one zone or in several zones.

Rome Subway

In Rome there are two Rome subway train lines, A and B, which cross over at Termini Station. Rome underground start running at 5.30 am and end at 11.30 pm (00.30 on Saturdays). Tourist routes and itineraries can be organised from various stations on the A line, linking visits to noteworthy monuments with shopping in the famous streets: the Rome station Cipro for example, is the right stop to visit the Vatican Museums, Ottaviano is the right one for St. Peter’s. The stop called Lepanto leads directly onto Via Cola di Rienzo which is filled with shops for all purses. The Rome metro station Flaminio can be used to reach Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese, il Pincio, S. Maria dei Miracoli, Via del Corso and Via del Babuino. The station Spagna takes you to the square bearing the same name, with the Spanish steps and Via dei Condotti. Not far away the Trevi Fountain, Via Veneto and the Tritone Fountain are close to the stop named Barberini; the Terme di Diocleziano are near the station Repubblica. Getting off at the stop Vittorio Emanuele takes you to the Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore. S.Giovanni brings you close to the Basilica with the same name and to the Holy Steps. At the station Cinecittà, one can visit the film studios. To visit the Via Appia and the Catacombs, it is necessary to get off at Colli Albani.
Important Rome metro stations for tourists on line B are: S.Paolo, to visit the Basilica with the same name; Piramide, to visit the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, Circo Massimo and Colosseo, to allow visitors to reach the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. The stop Cavour takes you near to S.Pietro in Vincoli.

Rome Car, Car Rentals Rome

The main road connecting Rome to the north and south of Italy is the Autostrada del Sole (A1). Driving in Rome is a potential hazard unless you have been taking your driving lessons in a as busy city as Mexico City for example! If for any reason, it is indispensable… just never stop and keep running. And there are many car rental in Rome services. Rome car hire is easy to do.

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