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There are 5 ways to get from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica by bus, train, car 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 718 bus, train  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 718 bus from Galvani/Zabaglia to Rolli/Castaldi 718 / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Trastevere to Roma S. Pietro Re

€2 - €10

Cheapest option

Line 23 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Marmorata/Galvani to Crescenzio/Risorgimento 23

€1 - €7

3 alternative options

Line 23 bus via Bastioni Di Michelangelo  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Marmorata/Galvani to Bastioni Di Michelangelo 23

€1 - €7

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica 5.9 km

€1

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica 4.5 km

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Last updated: June 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica is to drive which costs €1 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica is to drive which costs €1 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marmorata/Galvani and arriving at Crescenzio/Risorgimento. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Monte Testaccio and St. Peter's Basilica is 3 km. The road distance is 5.9 km.

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The best way to get from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica without a car is to line 718 bus and train which takes 33 min and costs €2 - €10.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica, including transfers.

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Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from Marmorata/Galvani station.

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Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, arrive at Crescenzio/Risorgimento station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica is 6 km. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Monte Testaccio to St. Peter's Basilica.

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  • Distance: 3.4 km
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Monte Testaccio, Lazio, Italy and St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican?

ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a bus from Marmorata/Galvani to Crescenzio/Risorgimento every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €7 and the journey takes 21 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Trastevere to Roma S. Pietro
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€2 - €3
Bus operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Bus from Galvani/Zabaglia to Rolli/Castaldi
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €7
Website
ATAC Roma
100-minute intergrated ticket
€2
24-hour ticket
€7
Bus from Marmorata/Galvani to Crescenzio/Risorgimento
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €7
Website
ATAC Roma
100-minute intergrated ticket
€2
24-hour ticket
€7
Bus from Marmorata/Galvani to Bastioni Di Michelangelo
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €7
Website
ATAC Roma
100-minute intergrated ticket
€2
24-hour ticket
€7

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