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).
Last Bus: 18:00 at Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station).
Full Circuit Time: 95–103 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 28 minutes.

Catacombs Tour (Purple Route):
First Bus: 09:35 from Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station).
Last Bus: 14:20 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:

Catacombs Line Departures from Stop #1 Termini Station Bus stop #4 San Sebastiano Catacombs Guided Tours
Guided Tours Times Guided Tours Language
9:35am
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 Catacombs Tour:

  • 31.03.2024 and 1.04.2024

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.