Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Cruise Port

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Have some euros ready. Get up and out early. Take local bus to Civitavecchia train station...

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About Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

The Italian capital has been one of the world’s great destinations for centuries. Today, the Eternal City inspires all who visit its majestic museums, fountains, and iconic buildings — ancient and contemporary mixing with architecture from the medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and rococo periods.


What people said about this port:

"Rome has the most wonderful things, the vatican, st. peter s vacilica, the parthenon, we saw so many wonderful Do..." in 2 reviews.

"The train station was easy to find and quick enough to provide ample time in the city." in 30 reviews.

"We saw inside the Colosseum, the Vatican, Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel." in 28 reviews.


732 reviews and tips of Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy




srentch
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

We flew into Rome where we started the cruise. When we returned, we spent an extra 3 days in Rome which I would highly recommend since you don't get to see the city before you get on the ship. Rome was amazing! We stayed at the Airport Hilton which has a free shuttle that goes back and forth into Rome several times a day. A BIG plus!

Visited: Aug 26, 2015

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Zip01002
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

We flew into Rome from Boston and arranged with the Triano hotel in Civitavecchia to transfer there from the airport in a private van. It cost 110 Euro (about $125) for the two of us, but it was worth it. We stayed one night to ensure that we wouldn’t miss the boat. It was reasonably priced at 94 Euro ($110) including breakfast with cappuccinos. The location was fine as we were able to walk down to the beachfront and the pedestrian shopping area in about 15 minutes. They also offered a free shuttle to the cruise terminal so we signed up for the first one to arrive early and were the second and third people to board. It wasn’t fancy, but we’d recommend it for a pre-cruise stay.

Visited: Apr 27, 2016

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bpmapes
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

You can get to Rome by train and it is cheaper than the excursions. You can find other skip the line tours to see the main attractions once you get there,

Visited: May 19, 2016

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FulltimeMom
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Family (older children)

Experience:
4-6 cruises

Make sure to leave the ship early, it takes about 3 hours round trip from the port to travel into Rome and back to port. About 20 people almost missed the ship because the transfer from the train station to the bus station, not enough bus was available. Keep track of time.

Visited: Jul 03, 2016

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gillig2236
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

Don't waste $120 buying a transfer to Rome with the cruise line, and don't get on the "shuttle" to town, either. Just walk down through the port, and you'll be at the train station in 20 minutes. A ticket to Rome is under 5EUR, and the train to St. Peter's is 45 minutes.

Visited: Dec 28, 2015

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jandi
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

We organized a private car through rome-airport.net. 125 Euros each way. Driver picked us up right under the ship to go to the Colosseum. Rome is a must do!

Visited: Jul 22, 2015

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