Bus tours

Shuttle bus to the Roman underground Catacombs

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover one of the largest catacombs in Rome and with its 17 km of tunnels and corridors
  • Learn about the life of the early Christian communities
  • Enjoy an entertaining and instructive ancient Rome multimedial video
What to expect

Reach and visit the catacombs with an audio-guided shuttle bus ride. You can depart from the center of the city and reach the site, where you'll discover one of the largest catacombs in Rome and with its 17 km of tunnels and corridors divided into 4 different levels, for a total of 150,000 burials, and a semi-subterranean Basilica.

You'll get to know more about the life of Christian communities of the early centuries, all the while admiring their architectural testimony, untouched over the centuries: symbolic decorations of stone fragments and magnificent frescoes, a sign of the cult of the martyrs buried in this cemetery.

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What's included
  • Shuttle bus round trip from the city center to the Roman catacombs
  • 25 minute ancient Rome multimedia video
  • Entrance ticket to the Roman Catacombs
  • Guided tour within the Catacombs available in 5 languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish and German), about 40 minutes
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick-up service
Reduced price
  • Children (6-17): reduced
  • Infants (0-5): free
Where

Piazza d'Ara Coeli 16, Rome

Meeting point:

At the Touristation office, next to Piazza Venezia. Facing the Vittorio Emanuele building, keep walking on the right-hand side, cross the bus stop and the gardens. In front of the office, you'll find a small fountain

What to remember
  • Due to the delicate nature of the site, travelers cannot visit the catacombs independently; all visits must be part of a guided group or private tour. The guided tour is included in the price
  • Catacomb tours are not recommended for travelers who suffer from claustrophobia
  • The Catacombs are a sacred site: guests should dress appropriately. Please make sure that your shoulders and thighs are covered
  • Bring a light jacket with you, as it can get cold underground
  • If you select the tour on Wednesday you'll be visiting the Santa Domitilla Catacombs. The rest of the week the San Callisto Catacombs will be visited
  • Unfortunately, the tour is not accessible to visitors in wheelchairs or with severe motor disabilities
  • The tour includes a long-distance walk, stairs and climbing; we recommend wearing comfortable shoes
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When
  • Every day
  • Winter season: from the 1st of November to the 31st of March at 10.00am; Summer season: from the 1st of April to the 31st of October at 10.00am and 2.00pm
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Provider
Ticketstation srl
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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