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There are 5 ways to get from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran by subway, bus, car or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Cipro to S. Giovanni Mea

€2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Candia/Mocenigo to Porta S. Giovanni nMA

€1 - €7

Line 81 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Risorgimento to P.za S. Giovanni In Laterano 81

€1 - €7

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran 6.3 km

€1 - €2

Walk  •  1h 6m

  1. Walk from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran 5.6 km

Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran by subway and walk

The journey time between Vatican City and Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran is around 14 min and covers a distance of around 8 km. The fastest journey normally takes 14 min. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, the Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran service departs from Cipro and arrives in Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran. Typically 2006 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14 min
Fastest journey time:
14 min
Journey distance:
8 km
Services per week:
2006
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:37
Last service departs at:
23:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran subway and walk schedules

Departing Thursday, July 29, 2021

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Last updated: July 28 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran is to drive which costs €1 - €2 and takes 10 min.

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The fastest way to get from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran is to drive which takes 10 min and costs €1 - €2.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Candia/Mocenigo and arriving at Porta S. Giovanni. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cipro and arriving at S. Giovanni. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Vatican City and Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran is 5 km. The road distance is 6.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs €2.

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The subway from Cipro to S. Giovanni takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from Candia/Mocenigo station.

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Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran train services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from Cipro station.

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Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, arrive at Porta S. Giovanni station.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran.
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  • Distance: 4.8 km
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran, Italy?

ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a vehicle from Cipro to S. Giovanni every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a bus from Candia/Mocenigo to Porta S. Giovanni hourly. Tickets cost €1 - €7 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Subway from Cipro to S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
ATAC Roma
Bus operators
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Phone
+39 06.4695.2400
Website
atac.roma.it
Bus from Candia/Mocenigo to Porta S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €7
Website
ATAC Roma
100-minute intergrated ticket
€2
24-hour ticket
€7
Bus from Risorgimento to P.za S. Giovanni In Laterano
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €7
Website
ATAC Roma
100-minute intergrated ticket
€2
24-hour ticket
€7

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Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran train services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, arrive at S. Giovanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran is 6 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Vatican City to Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran.

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