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How to get from Civitavecchia port to Rome, all the possible solutions

Have you just landed from the cruise in the Port of Civitavecchia and would you like to reach the city of Rome? In this article, you will find all the possible solutions.

Every day from the Port of Civitavecchia many passengers arrive from the cruise ships. Many of them must reach Rome to continue their holidays in Italy. The distance between Rome and Civitavecchia is about 70 km but may vary depending on the neighborhood where your hotel or accommodation is located.

From Civitavecchia to Rome by car

If you got the cruise ship in the port of Civitavecchia and have decided to travel by car you have two options: take the highway or continue on the consular road, Aurelia.

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From Civitavecchia to Rome by highway

You can take the highway A12 Civitavecchia Roma from the exit Civitavecchia Sud. It is located about 6 km from the port outside the city – direction Santa Marinella. You will find the fork in the road on the left. By choosing the highway, the travel time to get to Rome is about 50 minutes, taking into account the speed limit in Italy of 130 km per hour.

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The cost from Civitavecchia Sud to Rome is 4.60€ (rate the toll from Rome to Civitavecchia) and during the journey, you can stop for a rest in the various service areas.

From Civitavecchia to Rome along the Aurelia

The other solution for those who travel by car from Civitavecchia is to take the state highway ss 1 Aurelia, a very famous consular road that connects Ventimiglia to Rome. The time taken to reach Rome from Civitavecchia along the Aurelia is about 80 minutes (depending on the traffic which can be very intense, especially on public holidays).

For long stretches the Aurelia street coasts the sea and along the way you can admire many panoramic views.

For those who have time available, we recommend you to stop in Santa Severa where you can visit the famous castle of the ancient port of the Etruscan town of Pirgy, a very suggestive building which hosts the navigation museum. Guided tours cost 8 euros for adults and 6 euros for children. For further information, please visit the official website of the Castle of Santa Severa.

From Civitavecchia to Rome by Train

After landing in the Port of Civitavecchia, you have to reach the dock and take the internal free shuttle  that will take you to the south entrance (Fortezza or Molo del Bicchiere stop). After leaving the port you will have to walk for about 700 meters and reach the station along Viale della Repubblica, the main street of the city.

Civitavecchia railway station

The timetable of the train from Civitavecchia to Rome can be found on the website of the Italian State Railways (Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane). Usually, on weekends a train departs from platform 5 every 30 minutes. The time taken to reach Rome by train depends on the train type and the station you have to reach. If you take a regional train from Civitavecchia and you have to reach Roma Termini, you will be at your destination in an hour and twenty minutes.

The cost of the regional train ticket is 5 euros. If you have decided to take an intercity, the cost is between 11 and 16 euros, with a journey time of about an hour and ten minutes.

Before boarding the train, do not forget to punch your ticket in the special machines inside the station or near the platforms.

The regional train from Civitavecchia to Rome takes the following stops: Santa Marinella, Marina di Cerveteri, Torre in Pietra, Maccarese, Roma Aurelia, Roma San Pietro, Roma Trastevere, Roma Ostiense, Roma Tuscolana and Roma Termini.

From Civitavecchia to Rome by bus

Another solution to reach Rome from the port of Civitavecchia is to take the bus of the Regional COTRAL Line. The nearest stop from the port is located at Bar Aurelia, near the railway station, at a distance of about 600 m. Before going to the stop you need to buy a ticket, you can do so by going to the same Bar Aurelia or in the main newsstands or cigarette shops of the city.

bus from Civitavecchia to Rome

The cost of the ticket for a bus trip from Civitavecchia to Rome [Cornelia stop] is 5 Euro. On the bus, you have to validate it in the appropriate machine.

For bus timetables, you can visit the Cotral website.

If from Civitavecchia you have to reach the subway of Rome, the right stop is Roma Cornelia, you will arrive there after a trip of about an hour and forty minutes, although the time may vary in case of high traffic.

From the metro station of the A Cornelia Line, it is easy to reach all the various areas of the city of Rome.

Civitavecchia to Rome with CabRoma service transportation

Certainly, the best way to reach Rome from  Civitavecchia port is by using the private service Cab Roma.

With our service we will pick you up directly from the cruise ship, our driver will be waiting for you to welcome you and meet all your needs.

You don't have to carry your luggage around the city and you don't have to worry about getting to the train station or bus stop, you just have to take your car and enjoy your holidays in Italy right away.

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