Transportation guide for Rome

Getting around Rome

By metro

The metro in Rome (metropolitana) has 2 main lines. Lines A and B are very convenient for your transportation in Rome and most of all they can save you from the unbelievable trafiic there usually is.

By tram

There are 7 lines serving the center of the city. The majority of the citizens of Rome use the tram because it can reach many different parts of the city. One of these lines connects the city with the airport.

By bus

City buses run very frequently from almost anywhere in Rome. There are also suburban buses leaving to the Lazio region whereas from the Tiburtina station depart buses to anywhere in Italy.

By train

Termini is the main train station in Rome from where trains to anywhere in Italy depart. The station is situated in the northeastern part of the Palatine hill and the Ancient Market.

By car

The main motorway that connects northern to southern Italy is the Autostrada del Sole. This also connects with the ring around Rome. Due to the fact that there was an enormous problem with traffic jam in the city center, the city established restricted circulation measures which start at 6 in the morning and go until 6 in the afternoon. There are also measures like that during the night in zones like Trastevere.


The main airport of Rome is Leonardo da Vince which also known as Fiumicino. Another airport that serves the city is Ciampino which is usually the low-budget airline companies destination.

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