Tours operating daily!

Dear Customers,

Our hop-on, hop-off Rome bus tours are operating daily! We are now operating in partnership with other Rome bus tour operators, so your ticket is also valid on their buses too. Learn more here.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel welcome to speak to our friendly customer service team via live chat (red button at bottom right of screen), or send an email via our contact form.

Warm regards,

The Big Bus Tours Rome Team.

Route Information

Red Route:
First Bus: 09:00 from Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station - Via Giovanni Giolitti, 24).
Last Full Tour: 19:00 at Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station).
Last Bus: 19:00 at Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station).
Full Circuit Time: 106 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 14 minutes.

Night Tour:
First Tour: 20:20 from Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station - Via Giovanni Giolitti, 24).
Last Tour: 20:30 from Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station).
Full Circuit Time: 60 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: Two tours per evening. The Night Tour is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.

Catacombs Tour (Purple Route):
First Bus: 09:45 from Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station - Via Giovanni Giolitti, 24).
Last Bus: 16:05 from Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station).
Last Bus to return to Stop #1: 16:40 from Stop #4 (Catacombs of San Sebastiano) to return to Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station)
Full Circuit Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 1 hour and 30 minutes.

For the Purple line map and stops, please view our brochure here.

See table below for complete timetable of the live guided tours of San Sebastiano Catacombs by language:

Big Bus Catacombs Tour Departure from Stop #1 (Termini Station) San Sebastiano Catacombs Guided Tour Times from Stop #4
Guided Tours Times Guided Tours Language
10:40 am Spanish
10:50 am English
11:00 am French
11:05 am
12:00 pm English
12:10 pm French
12:20 pm Italian
12:35 pm
2:00 pm English
1:40 pm Spanish
1:50 pm German
2:20 pm
3:40 pm English
3:50 pm Spanish
4:00 pm Italian

Closure Dates:

On rare occasions, we may need to temporarily suspend all service in the instance of very poor weather or for unplanned city events. We will do our best to notify customers of any service amendments or suspensions on this page or via our free app. If you have any questions, please feel welcome to contact us.