There are 5 ways to get from Colosseum to Vatican Museums by bus, subway, car, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 81 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Claudia/Colosseo to Risorgimento 81

$2

4 alternative options

Subway  •  29 min

  1. Take the subway from Colosseo to Termini Meb / ...
  2. Take the subway from Termini to Ottaviano Mea

$4

Drive  •  7 min

  1. Drive from Colosseum to Vatican Museums 3.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colosseum to Vatican Museums 3.1 miles

$43

Walk  •  49 min

  1. Walk from Colosseum to Vatican Museums 2.6 miles

What companies run services between Colosseum, Lazio, Italy and Vatican Museums, Vatican?

ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a bus from Colosseum to Vatican Museums every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Subway from Colosseo to Termini
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
muovi.roma.it
Subway from Termini to Ottaviano
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
muovi.roma.it
Bus operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Bus from Claudia/Colosseo to Risorgimento
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
muovi.roma.it
Other operators
Uber Rom
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colosseum to Vatican Museums
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$43
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$43
UberLUX
$55
UberVAN
$55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colosseum and Vatican Museums is 4 km. The road distance is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colosseum to Vatican Museums is to drive which costs 1€ and takes 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Colosseum to Vatican Museums is to drive which takes 7 min and costs 1€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Claudia/Colosseo and arriving at Risorgimento. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

The line 81 bus from Claudia/Colosseo to Risorgimento takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.