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There are 6 ways to get from Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta by subway, bus, car or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  22 min

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

€2

5 alternative options

Subway via Manzoni  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from Ottaviano to Manzoni Mea

€2

Bus  •  35 min

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

€1 - €7

Line 81 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Cola Di Rienzo/Catone to Porta S. Giovanni 81 / ...

€1 - €7

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta 5.9 km

€1 - €2

Walk  •  1h 3m

  1. Walk from Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta 5.3 km

Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta by walk and subway

The journey time between Vatican Museums and Scala Sancta is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 7 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12 min. Services are operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità. Typically 2357 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12 min
Fastest journey time:
12 min
Services per week:
2357
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:39
Last service departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta walk and subway schedules

Departing Saturday, June 19, 2021

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta is to drive which costs €1 - €2 and takes 8 min.

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The fastest way to get from Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta is to drive which takes 8 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 Ottaviano and arriving at S. Giovanni. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Vatican Museums and Scala Sancta is 5 km. The road distance is 5.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta without a car is to subway which takes 22 min and costs €2.

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The subway from Ottaviano to S. Giovanni takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from Candia/Mocenigo station.

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

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Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta 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 Museums to Scala Sancta.
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  • Distance: 4.7 km
  • Duration: 22 min

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

ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a vehicle from Ottaviano to S. Giovanni every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 12 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 Ottaviano to S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
ATAC Roma
Subway from Ottaviano to Manzoni
Ave. Duration
11 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 Cola Di Rienzo/Catone to Porta S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
49 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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Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta 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 Museums to Scala Sancta is 6 km. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Vatican Museums to Scala Sancta.

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