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Rome Hop On Hop Off with Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums and Colosseum Tickets


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Make the most of your Roman holiday on a 48-hour hop on hop off bus tour with priority Colosseum and Vatican Museums tickets! See what the Italian capital has to offer as you travel seamlessly by an open-top double decker bus.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail


  • Skip-the-line Colosseum ticket
  • 48-hour Rome hop on hop off bus ticket
  • Skip-the-line Vatican Museums ticket
  • Skip-the-line Roman Forum ticket
  • Skip-the-line Palatine Hill ticket
  • Skip-the-line Sistine Chapel ticket

Participation Location Details

  • Maximize your stay in Rome and see the best of what the city has to offer with this all-inclusive package!
    Make up your own itinerary as you hop on and off an open-top, double decker bus which stops at the highlights of the Italian capital. You don't have to worry about waiting in long lines or buying tickets in advance. With pre-booked, skip the line Colosseum and Vatican Museums tickets, you can relive the glory of the Roman Empire and admire the some of the Renaissance's finest works of art.
  • Redemption Instructions:
    You may choose to hop on the bus at any stop along the route and exchange the printed voucher with the bus driver or go to the following Visitor Center:
    Guests who will visit the Colosseum must exchange the voucher at the Visitor Center Colosseo. The entrance time to the Colosseum is from 09:30 to 13:00.
    Visitor Center Colosseo
    Via IV Novembre, 147
    Operating Hours:
    Daily from 09:00 to 19:00
    Sundays and bank holidays from 09:00 to 14:00
  • Tour departs daily from 3 Terminals:
    A - Termini-Marsala (via Marsala,7)
    B - Largo Di Villa Peretti (Largo di Villa Peretti,1)
    C - Piazza dei Cinquecento
    1 - Terminal A Termini-Marsala (via Marsala,7)
    1 - Terminal B Largo Di Villa Peretti (Largo di Villa Peretti,1)
    1 - Terminal C Piazza dei Cinquecento
    2 - Santa Maria Maggiore (Via Dell'esquilino, 8)
    3 - Colosseo (Via Di San Gregorio)
    4 - Circo Massimo (Piazzale Ugo la Malfa)
    5 - Piazza Venezia (Via di Teatro Marcello, 12)
    6 - Vaticano (Lungotevere Tor di Nona )
    7 - Piazza di Spagna (Via Ludovisi) - Except on Saturday afternoons, Sundays and holidays
    8 - Piazza Barberini (Via Barberini, 16)
    Frequency: 10 - 30 minute intervals from 09:00 to 17:00 (October to May) and 09:00 to 19:00 (June to September)
    Loop Duration: 100 minutes
    Please take note that tour schedules and stops are subject to change without prior notice.
    Please see attached file for the latest route map.
    Download Route File

  • Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
    Entrance is permitted at any time during the Vatican Museum's operating hours. Guests can stay as long as they want with their skip-the-line Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums tickets.
    Open every day except Sundays and all religious holidays
    Opening time: 09:00
    Last entrance: 15:00
    For December 24 and 31:
    Opening time: 09:00
    Last entrance: 13:30


  • Buses can accommodate only one (1) wheelchair at a time and require the wheelchair to be secured in its allocated space. If the wheelchair cannot be locked, access may be denied.

Additional Notes

  • Due to security policy, Colosseum entrance may be restricted assigning to the customer a time entrance to visit Colosseum. It will be possible to skip the line and start visiting Palatine Hill and Roman Forum.
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions. Please note that the indicated route may change without prior notice.
  • In rare circumstances due to very high demand, the Colosseum management may limit the number of skip-the-line entries and guests may not be able to enter the Colosseum.
  • Please note that the entrance to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill is subject to hourly restrictions.
  • Please note that the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel are closed on Sundays and religious holidays.
  • Small and medium domestic animals are allowed if wearing a muzzle and a leash or in pet carrier. Driver can deny access if animal might damage the bus or compromise passenger security.
  • This activity is eligible for the VELTRA free cancellation policy. You can book this activity and still keep your travel plans open. If you change your mind, VELTRA guarantees no penalty fees for cancellations made up to 24 hours before your activity date. Please refer to the pdf below for the terms and conditions.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Printed VELTRA voucher
  • Entrance to Vatican is subject to a strict dress code. All guests must wear clothing that covers the shoulders to the knees. Guests that do not adhere to the dress code will not be permitted to enter the Vatican. The local tour provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress.
  • Large handbags, haversacks etc. are not permitted inside the museum. Wardrobe services are available inside the Vatican Museums.

Requirement(s) - other

  • Guests must choose their entrance time to the Colosseum at the Rome Visitor Center. The entrance time to the Colosseum is from 09:30 to 13:00.
  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present to a bus driver at any of the designated stops. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
  • The Colosseum visit is only valid on the date shown on your voucher. It must be used on the first day (entry time available from 09:30 to 13:00).

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