METRO (SUBWAY): The easiest and quickest way to get around Rome, is the subway system, Metropolitana. There are two lines: Line A (red) or Line B (blue) which cross the city. Line A includes stops at the Vatican, the USO, Spanish Steps & Piazza del Popolo. Line B includes stops at the Colosseum & Circus Maximus. They both intersect at the main train station of Rome the 'Termini'
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CITY BUS: Lots of public buses are also available for a more sight-seeing way to get around (347 different buses). The most used bus is the #64 which runs from the MainTrain Station 'Termini' through the historical center, to the Vatican side of town. But PLEASE BE AWARE- the bus #64 is loved by Pick-pockets as it is the bus most used by tourist!
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Where to Buy tickets: Tickets can be bought inside the train terminal at a tobacco shop or newsstand. The cost for one ticket is 1,50 euro and is valid for 100 minutes. With this ticket you have an unlimited number of rides on buses and one ride on the metro (subway) system.One day bus/metro tickets are also available at newsstands and tobacco shops. The price of one ticket is 7.00 Euro and it is valid for the entire day (24 hrs). With this ticket you are entitled to an unlimited number of bus and metro rides. There are also 2-day passes (48 hrs) for 12.00 Euro, 3-day (72 hrs) passes for 18.00 Euro & 7-day passes for 24.00 Euro. A monthly pass is 35.00 Euro.
More info on bus & Metro on www.atac.roma.it
To purchase your train tickets in Italy go to www.trenitalia.com or www.italotreno.it
Train Stations in Rome:
Roma Termini (Main station)
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE: Remember that the USO Rome offers a convenient shuttle service from the airports! Low cost, private transportation from Fiumicino/Ciampino airport to your hotel, provided by our partner company. Roundtrip service can also be booked. The cost for transportation including luggage is the following:
CITY TAXI: 06 -3570
CITY OF ROME ATAC SERVICES FOR HANDICAP TOURISTS: TEL 800 469 540. Call 1 day before to reserve your city transportation. They may speak only Italian. If you need help, ask USO Staff to help you