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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma Termini to Vatican City Bus shuttle

€3 - €5

Cheapest option

Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Termini to Ottaviano Mea

€2

3 alternative options

Subway via Cipro  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from Termini to Cipro Mea

€2

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Roma Termini to Vatican Museums 5.7 km

€1

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Roma Termini to Vatican Museums 4.6 km

Roma Termini to Vatican Museums by subway and walk

The journey time between Roma Termini and Vatican Museums is around 8 min and covers a distance of around 5 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8 min. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, the Roma Termini to Vatican Museums service departs from Termini and arrives in Vatican Museums. Typically 2189 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8 min
Fastest journey time:
8 min
Services per week:
2189
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:49
Last service departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Roma Termini to Vatican Museums subway and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vatican

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Vatican. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vatican.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Italy are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Italy

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Vatican relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Vatican, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vatican

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Vatican. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Vatican, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vatican

Last updated: June 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Roma Termini to Vatican Museums is to drive, which costs €1 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Roma Termini to Vatican Museums is to drive which costs €1 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Vatican City. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Termini and arriving at Ottaviano. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Roma Termini and Vatican Museums is 4 km. The road distance is 5.7 km.

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The best way to get from Roma Termini to Vatican Museums without a car is to bus which takes 13 min and costs €3 - €5.

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The bus from Roma Termini to Vatican City takes 10 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Roma Termini to Vatican Museums bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Roma Termini station.

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Roma Termini to Vatican Museums train services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from Termini station.

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Roma Termini to Vatican Museums bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Vatican City station.

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Map of how to get from Roma Termini to Vatican Museums.
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  • Distance: 3.8 km
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Roma Termini, Italy and Vatican Museums, Vatican?

Autostradale operates a bus from Roma Termini to Vatican City every 3 hours. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a vehicle from Termini to Ottaviano every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Subway from Termini to Ottaviano
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
ATAC Roma
Subway from Termini to Cipro
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
ATAC Roma
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Roma Termini to Vatican City
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale

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Roma Termini to Vatican Museums train services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, arrive at Ottaviano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roma Termini to Vatican Museums is 6 km. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Roma Termini to Vatican Museums.

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