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48 hour Rome Pass

Validity: Flexible
Availability: Valid for 48 hours from first use
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Discover the beauty of Rome in just 48 hours

Visit a museum or archeological site for free

Get access to all included public transport

Take advantage of discounts for events, shows and special exhibits

What to expect

The 48 hour Rome Pass, promoted by Roma Capitale and the Minister of Arts, Culture and Tourism, in collaboration with ATAC, is the best tourism/cultural card in Rome, offering discounts on museums, archeological sites and public transport to discover the beauty of the city in just 48 hours.

  • Free entrance to the first museum or archeological site of your choice, including any exhibitions inside
  • Reduced entrance to all following museums/archeological sites for the proceeding 48 hours of validity, including the exhibitions within the museums.
  • Free use of public transport included in offer (bus, metro, tram) valid for 48 hours from first activation. Valid on all local Atac transport (bus, tram, A, B, B1 and C metro lines and rail lines Roma-Lido, Roma Flaminio Piazza del Popolo-Viterbo (until Sacrofano) and Roma-Giardinetti), inside the Roma Capitale area. Special connection lines including all connections to both Fiumicino e Ciampino Aeroporto are not included.
  • Discounts for shows, events and other agreed upon services

In an extraordinary journey through history, art and culture, the Rome Pass includes more than 45 museums, monuments, archeological areas and more, making it a unique card due to the high number and impressive nature of the places included. CLICK HERE for the full list of all museums, monuments and archeological sites included.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

What’s included

Free entrance to a museum or archeological site

Use of the metro, bus and tram

Discounts and special prices for events, shows and tourist services

Map of Rome with Tourist Information Points, metro stations, museums and sites

What’s not included

Entrance to the Vatican Museum is not included

Special means of public transport such as any connections to airports and le ferrovie regionali Trenitalia FL (ex FR) are not included



Meeting point:

Cards purchased online can only be picked up at Tourist Information Points in Rome:

  • Castel S. Angelo, Piazza Pia (near the gardens of Castel Sant'Angelo), from 8.30am to 6.00pm (until 28/03), from 9.30am to 7.00pm (until 25/10)
  • Ciampino, G.B.Pastine Airport - External area of the Arrivals area. From 8.30am to 6.00pm
  • Fiumicino, Leonardo Da Vinci Airport - International Arrivals Terminal T3. From 8.30am to 6.00pm
  • Fori Imperiali, Via dei Fori Imperiali. From 9:30am to 7:00pm
  • Minghetti, Via Marco Minghetti (corner Via del Corso). From 9.30am to 7.00pm
  • Termini, Stazione Termini - Via Giovanni Giolitti 34, inside building F - track 24. From 9.30am to 7:00pm


  • The card must be used before 31/12/2022
  • Valid for 48 hours from the moment you first validate your pass and enter a museum/monument/exhibit and/or first use of public transport


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Important to know

  • At the moment of purchase, you will be required to provide place and date (that needs to be at least 24 hours later than the date of purchase) of your card's pick up
  • During the post-Covid-19 period, many museums and archaeological sites require a mandatory reservation for the date/time of visit after booking. You will receive indications on how to do this in your voucher
  • Reimbursements are not provided in the case of theft, loss or failure to pick up your Rome Pass
  • If the card does not function properly, take it to the nearest PIT (tourist information point) to fix any technical issue or exchange the card if necessary
  • Cards purchased online can only be picked up at Tourist Information Points in Rome
  • The card must be fully filled out and is non-transferrable and must be showed with a valid ID upon request by museum personnel
  • At the Colosseum and the Sant'Angelo Castle, holders of the Rome Pass have direct access at the security check point, without passing through the ticket office. It is advised that during this period, security checks have been intensified and therefore there could be long lines
  • Please note that oftentimes, museums are closed on Mondays (with the exception of the Colosseum, Traiano Market, Capitoline Museum, Ara Pacis Museum and the Baths of Caracalla). Museums are usually closed as well on 25 December, 1 January and 1 May. Please check the hours and closures online before planning your visit
  • The visit of the archaeological area of the Circus Maximus, the Forum Pass SUPER (Imperial Forum, Roman Forum, Palatine and Villas) and the experiences "Circus Maximo Experience" and "Caracalla 4D" (tour in AR) are now included in the pass too
  • Roma Pass holders can now receive tourist reception services from qualified personnel and access the guarded toilets of the new P.Stop network for free

How to use the card:

  • fill out on the back of the card your full name and card activation date (non-transferable card)
  • valid for 48 hours from the moment you first validate your pass and enter a museum/monument/exhibit and/or first use of public transport
  • activate at the first use of the card (museum, monument, public transport, etc.)
  • enter directly at the entrance of the first site, while afterwards, go straight to the ticket office to get your reduction
  • if requested, you may be required to show a valid identification
  • the card is contactless and therefore should be held close to the card reader but does not need to be inserted inside
  • your card, along with a valid ID, should be shown whenever requested by museum personnel

The Colosseum and the archaeological sites of Palazzo Valentini/Domus Romane provide, even for holders of Roma Pass, the reservation required.

For the Colosseum, Roma Pass holders can book in three ways: online, through the call center (0639967575), at the ordinary ticket offices of the Roman Forum - Palatine, only the same day (subject to availability) - the ticket office will issue a free receipt indicating the time of entry.

An additional charge of €2 per person will be made for online and call center bookings, while day reservations at the Colosseum ticket offices are free of charge. You will receive complete instructions on how to book your entrance to the Colosseum at the Roma Pass collection centers. Attention: visitors who go to the access point without the Roma Pass will not be able to access the monument, even if they have made the reservation.

To book admission to the archaeological sites of Palazzo Valentini/Domus Romane, call the dedicated call center at 06 32810 (open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 6.00pm - Saturday from 9.00am to 1.00pm) or send an email to Reservations are free of charge. For booking requests via email, answers will be given within 48 hours. It is possible to book even if you do not have your Roma Pass card yet, always providing the name of the Roma Pass holder.