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Big Bus: Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Night Tour

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Explore the breathtaking Rome onboard hop-on hop-off buses that offer the freedom to discover every nook and cranny of the Eternal City at your own pace.


  • Enjoy sightseeing in the Eternal City in the lap of a feature-packed 24/48/72-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour.
  • Buses arrive every 10 to 20 mins and the Red Route takes you to 11 stops where you can hop on and hop off unlimited times.
  • Absorb the city's history on an optional night bus tour and with self-guided walking tours of the Vatican, Roman Forum, Colosseum, and Barberini.
  • Have a comfortable ride with free Wi-Fi, route maps, and an audio guide in 5 languages available onboard.
  • Popular stops along your HOHO route include Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, and more.


  • 24/48/72-hour hop-on hop-off tour
  • Access to Red Route
  • Onboard audio guide in English, Italian, Spanish, French & German
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Complimentary headphones
  • 60 mins night tour (optional)
  • 4 self-guided walking tours accessible via app
  • Tickets valid for Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi (ORP) buses
  • Mobile app with a detailed map and live bus tracking


  • Entry fee to various attractions

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.


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Guests from United States, United Kingdom, Spain and over 50 countries have loved this experience



Jul, 2024

It is an excellent service to take a first look at the city and then start getting to know it point by point, since you can get on and off as many times as you want within your 24 or 48hs pass.
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Tracey Lickess



Jul, 2024

The bs trip was really great. One of the buses had a pretty stupid commentary with three people giving irrelevant information, but the other buses had sensible and informative commentary. It was a bit of a trek to the Spanish steps and Trevu Fountain from the stop which was hard going in the heat. Booking through headout was quick and easy and we were able to redeem the voucher for a ticket with no problem at all.
Julie Wyss



Jun, 2024

Categories and subcategories above don't fit my needs! Require an 'OTHER' box to tick. Please disregard the boxes ticked and see below. Not so good - Commentary wasn't always in sync with where we were so was hard to follow at times. Did another hop on/off in Palermo (with another company) and it was spot on. Got on the bus and we weren't told where the earphones were. Sat down and then had to ask another passenger. Would have been good to have them placed when we walked on (maybe near the driver). Good - the staff organising everyone at the stops. Was well organised.
Sean Bulford



Jun, 2024

Ordered tickets online, it was super easy. Bus ride was interesting and very easy to go explore the sites we wanted and get a look at all the others
Stewart Kerr



Jun, 2024

Good service only downside was audio a bit being bus location so difficult to identify landmarks flashed in commentary.

Red Route

With numerous bus stops present around town and buses departing every 14 mins, you'll never have to wait too long. Conveniently explore major sightseeing attractions such as the Colosseum, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Venezia, Circo Massimo, and The Vatican.


  • First bus: 9am from stop #1 (Termini Railway Station)
  • Last bus: 7pm from stop #1 (Termini Railway Station)
  • Frequency: every 14 mins
  • Popular stops: Colosseum, Vatican, Spanish Steps

Please click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

You can join the tour at any stop and get on and off throughout your ticket's validity.

Night tour (Mar 29 to Oct 31)

Get ready to see Rome light up like never before on a panoramic night tour. See the Colosseum, Vatican, and Piazza Venezia glow as the sun sets.


  • First bus: 8:20pm from stop #1 (Termini Railway Station)
  • Last bus: 8:30pm from stop #1 (Termini Railway Station)
  • Frequency: twice a day
  • Duration: 60 mins


  • This experience is wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

  • Small pets without muzzle and medium and large-sized dogs with muzzles are welcome onboard.
  • Luggage and strollers are allowed on board but must be stored in the lower deck.
  • The night tour is not a hop-on hop-off tour.
  • You will receive an email with your Big Bus: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Free Self-Guided Digital Walking Tours voucher shortly.
  • No printout required! Just show your mobile voucher to the driver and collect your bus ticket.
  • Note: The 4 self-guided walking tours can be accessed digitally via an app. Details will be shared in an email once you book your ticket.
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