How to reach the Colosseum


Colosseum is located in Piazza Del Colosseo, 100184, Rome, Italy. Get Directions

Since it is in the city center, there are many ways to get to the Colosseum.

We recommend public transportation, because that’s the fastest and cheapest.

Metro: Colosseum has its own metro stop called “Colosseo,” which is just a 2-3 minutes walk from the monument. 

You can hop on “Line B” to reach the Colosseo Metro stop.

Bus: Many buses pass by the monument and halt at Piazza Del Colosseo, which is less than 5 minutes walk from the monument. 

You can board bus numbers 51, 75, 85, 87, 117, and 118.

If you are boarding a bus from Termini station, which is the most prominent stop, your travel time will be around 5 minutes.

Tram: You can board “Line 3 and 8” to get down at Piazza Del Colosseo.

Tickets for these can be bought directly at the metro/bus stations. 

Here are some approximates on how much it may cost you to get to the Colosseum.

  • Bus Line 75: €1 to €8
  • Subway: €2
  • Taxi: €6 to €8

If you are planning for a drive to the venue, you can fill in these GPS coordinates to reach the destination: 41.8902°N, 12.4922°E.

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