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How to Reach Vatican City

Explore the Beauty of Vatican City
Visit Vatican City In Rome

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How to Reach Vatican City

The Vatican City does not have a transport system of its own, but the very reliable transport network of Rome City efficiently serves it.

Going to the Vatican by bus

The city of Rome has a very convenient bus transport system, making it very easy to answer the question, ‘how to reach spots for Vatican City Tour.’ These buses go to all around the city, making this transport mode the most reliable. A number of buses go to the Vatican.

  • Bus 62 connects Repubblica, Piazza Venezia, Piazza Spagna, and Argentina.

  • Bus number 40 is an express one and it makes very few stops. It connects with Termini Station Piazza Venezia and Argentina.

  • Bus 64 connects Termini station, Piazza Venezia, and Argentina.

  • Bus 81 passes through the middle of the Vatican City, connecting the city from Colosseum, Piazza Colonna and Circo Massimo Piazza Venezia.

When you leave from any of the bus stops, you only have to go on foot for a short distance to the Basilica and Vatican Museums.

Travel by taxi

The major taxis are found in Piazza de Risorgimento, Piazza Cavour and St Peter's Square. A taxi will cost you between 15 and 16 Euros depending on time, the day of the week and luggage you have.

Travel by metro

Line A's metro Cipro and Ottaviano both go to the Vatican and they are 10 minutes from each other. Cipro is close to the museum while Ottaviano is close to St. Peter's square.

Travel by tram

The most commendable tram is 8 which will take you to the neighborhood of Trastevere. From there you can go on foot along River Tiber up to the Vatican.

Reaching Vatican City by Foot

In case you decide you do not want to take the above means, you can walk from Rome to the Vatican. It will take you about 30 minutes to get there.

You can go from different directions. If you are coming from the Tiber, you will go west to one of the many bridges to cross the river. There is a pedestrian-only bridge and it goes directly to Sant'Angelo Bridge. You can also use the one from Corso Emmanuel II.

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Why should I take Vatican City Tour?

It is where the Pope lives. Admire the beauty of Sistine Chapel’s ceiling and visit Vatican museums or quarters.

Do I need another visa to visit Vatican City?

Visa is not required for those who are carrying visa of Italy.

Do I need to follow any dress code while visiting Vatican City?

Yes, make sure to wear clothes that cover knees and shoulders.