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Getting from Civitavecchia Port to Rome

Civitavecchia Port is located outside the city of Rome, the travel time being just over an hour, no matter what transfer option you chose. To get to the city, your two options are either by taxi or by train. Taking a taxi will always be faster, but this option is a little more costly. The trip takes between 60-80 minutes and costs between €140-150 depending on the time of the day. The other option is by train. There are three trains to chose from with varying prices and times. For the basic train, your ticket will cost €5 and the train ride takes 80 minutes.

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How to get from Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Centre by Taxi

Taking a taxi from the port to the city centre is the easiest, quickest and most comfortable option, however, it is a little costly. Civitavecchia port taxis are metered and depending on the route you take, there may be tolls. Taxis are easy to find as they are usually white, with a rooftop taxi sign. Keep in mind that licenced taxis come in all shapes and sizes, you just need to look out for the licencing information on the door to make sure your are taking an official taxi.

Taxi fare from Civitavecchia to the City Centre of Rome

Your taxi journey from Civitavecchia will be calculated using a taximeter, therefore the price may vary depending on where you are going to in the city. The average price is around €140, however an extra fee will be charged, on weekends, night times (between 22:00 – 6:00), holidays and for every piece of extra luggage.



Trip Duration

60 min

*Rates may vary unless booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 from Civitavecchia Station

Where do I get it from?

An outside taxi rank is available at the Civitavacchia Train Station which is around 1 km from the port area. Please take into account that the taxi services at the port are for private transfer companies.


The most comfortable option to get you from the port to the city centre is by taxi. However, in this case, this option involves some extra walking to reach the taxi rank and the taxi fare may be costly. The best option would be to pre-book a taxi transfer service, as to ensure a set price and a door-to-door service.

Editor’s Note

A 1 km walk (10 - 15 minutes), or a short bus ride (costing €2) is necessary to get to the taxi rank at the port. The best option would be to pre-book a private taxi service to avoid this.

Useful Tips

Many taxi drivers in Rome speak limited English, so ensure that you have your hotel or destination address at hand.
There are two routes available from the port; the quickest route involves tolls, which will be charged as an extra fee.
Many cruises use private transfer services as part of their package, however these can be costly.

How to get from Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Centre by Train

There are three options when taking a train from Civitavecchia to the city centre; a local and inter-city train and the Frecciabianca train. The local train is the cheapest option but has many stops, taking around 80 minutes. The inter-city train, is a little more expensive, has only one stop and takes just 45 minutes to reach the city centre. The Frecciabianca train is direct and takes only 40 minutes, however, there is only one train per day and your ticket needs to be booked in advance.

How much does the train cost from Civitavecchia to Rome?

The local train costs only €5. An inter-city train costs €9.90 to the city centre and the Frecciabianca train costs €19 but are direct. Tickets for the Frecciabianca fast train must be purchased in advance, whereas the others can be purchased online or from the ticket desks within the station.



Trip Duration

80 min

There can be up to a 20 minute wait for a train.

Value for Money

Local trains run from Civitavecchia Station every 20 minutes from 05:05 to 22:44.

Where do I get it from?

To get to Rome city centre, you will need to take a train from Civitavecchia Station. The station is located around 1 km from the port, and to get there you will either need to walk or take a local bus, costing you €2/pp for the the small trip.


Although taking a train might be the cheapest option, there is no station directly at the port. Local trains are inexpensive, but take longer due to their many stops. The faster trains are a good option, however, they stop at the main station, meaning that you might need to take either a taxi or a bus to get to your final destination.

Editor’s Note

Give yourself plenty of time to buy your train tickets at Civitavecchia Station. The station is small with a limited amount of ticket counters, therefore, queues can be long during peak hours.

Useful Tips

Always ensure that your ticket is validated before you board the train, if not, you can get fined.
Only one fast-train leaves Civitavecchia Station per day, so make sure to check the train times, and pre-book your ticket.
Cruises offer transfer services to the station as part of their cruise package at no extra cost.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Centre?

Taxis use a metered system from the port to the city, therefore there is no set price. A price estimation, would be around €140. Keep in mind that an extra fee will be charged on weekends, holidays and at night.

How many transfer options are available from Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Centre?

There are two transfer options from the port to the city; by train or by taxi. Both options take around the same time to reach the city centre.

How far is Civitavecchia Port from Rome?

The port is 71.5km from the city centre. The quickest route takes just over an hour by car and involves tolls.

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