How to get from Civitavecchia Port to City Centre of Rome
Civitavecchia Port is located quite far out of the city of Rome. In order to make the journey, you need to be prepared to spend over an hour travelling, no matter which transfer option you choose. There are two options to choose from to get you to the city; by taxi or by train. By taxi is quicker, but will come at a cost. The journey will take between 60-80 minutes and cost anywhere between 140-150€ depending on the time you take the transfer. If you take a train, there are two options with varying prices and times. For the most basic you can expect to pay around 5€ and the journey will take around 80 minutes in total. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Rome at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Taxi || €140|| 80min|| 24/7|
| Welcome Pickups || €140|| 80min|| 24/7|
| Train || €10|| 80min|| 05:05–22:44|
How to get from Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Centre by Taxi
If you would prefer to take a taxi from the port to the city centre, then you can be ensured that you're taking the quickest and most comfortable option available, but it does come at a price. Civitavecchia port taxis are metered and there may be tolls on the route, depending on which your driver takes. They are usually white, with a 'TAXI' sign on the roof. Licenced taxis do come in all shapes and sizes, so just look out for the licencing information on the door to be sure.
Taxi fare from Civitavecchia to City Centre of Rome
A taxi from Civitavecchia is available on a meter, therefore the price may vary depending on where you are going to the city. However, the driver is likely going to charge you around 140€ for the journey. Be aware that if you take a taxi on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays there will be an extra fee, as well as during night time (10pm - 6am). Also, if you have lots of luggage, be prepared to pay extra for each piece over the first.
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Taxis are the most comfortable option to get you to the city centre of Rome from the port, however they do involve some extra walking to get to the rank and they additionally will be expensive. It is always best to arrange a taxi transfer in advance to ensure that you have a set price and door-to-door service.
You will need to take a taxi from the cab stand at the Station, which is a short walk (10-15 minutes) or available by public bus transfer (2.00€), unless you book a taxi in advance.
Many cab drivers in Rome speak limited English, so ensure that you have your hotel or destination printed or on a map, to avoid any issues.
There are two routes available from the port, and the quickest route involves tolls which will be your responsibility to pay the driver.
Many cruises operate transfer services as part of their package, however these can be costly.
How to get from Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Centre by Train
Trains from Civitavecchia are available in two options, the local and inter-city trains. One is more direct than the other and comes at a higher price. There is also a difference in time, as the local train tends to make many more stops and therefore takes around 80 minutes, whereas the intercity train is more direct, stopping only at one other station, and thus will take only around 45 minutes. There is one additional train run by Frecciabianca which is only one-per-day, but does not stop at any other stop to Rome, getting to Termini Station in around 40 minutes. This will need to be booked in advance.
How much does the train cost from Civitavecchia to Rome?
The most basic and frequent trains will only cost 5€. If you take an inter-city train, you can expect to pay around 9.90€ for the journey. Finally, the fast trains can cost you around 19€ but they will get you quicker to Rome. Tickets for the fast train must be purchased in advance, whereas the others can be purchased online or from the ticket desks within the station.
There can be up to a 20 minute wait for a train.
Regular trains run every 20 minutes between 05:05am - 22:44pm from Civitavecchia Station.
Where do I get it from?
The station at Civitavecchia is where you'll need to get the train from to reach Rome's central city. The station is located around 1km from the port, and you can get there via walking or by the bus, which will cost an extra 2.00€/pp for the journey.
Although there are various options for the train that are much cheaper than a taxi, you cannot take the train direct from the port. The local trains are inexpensive, but the journey very long, due to multiple stops. The faster trains will also only stop at the main station, meaning you might have to take another mode of transport to get to your final destination.
Leave yourself plenty of time to buy your tickets from the station at Civitavecchia as the station is small with not many counters, therefore there can be queues at peak hours!
Always ensure that your ticket is validated before you board the train, as you can incur a heavy fine.
There is only one Fast-Train per day leaving from the Civitavecchia Station, so make sure you leave yourself plenty of time to get to the station.
Lots of cruises will offer transfer services to the station as part of their cruise package at no extra cost.
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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Rome. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.
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