By car or from the airports of Rome Fiumicino or Rome Ciampino to the cruise ship or to the ferry in Civitavecchia, we describe you the best solutions.
Civitavecchia Getting there · By car to the port
The journey to the port of Civitavecchia by car is not a problem. Coming from the East or the South, you will pass Rome on the ring highway and then take the Via Aurelia or the Rome – Fiumicino motorway to Civitavecchia.
Coming from the north you have several options. Either you drive from Genoa along the coast via La Spezia, Pisa, Livorno and Grosseto to Civitavecchia. On this route you have about 130 miles of country road. From Florence you can drive on the road via Siena and Grosseto to Civitavecchia. The distance on this road is around 150 miles. From Florence you can also take the A1 motorway to Orte and then from Attigliano on the road via Viterbo. The route is about 18 miles longer, of which about 50 miles of country road. On the country roads, you shall pay attention to the maximum speed, as there are numerous speed controls.
In the port of Civitavecchia you can drive to the ferry. If the journey continues without a car, you should reserve a parking space at the port at https://civitavecchia.portmobility.it/. From the parking lot, a free shuttle brings you to the ferry or cruise terminal.
Civitavecchia Getting there · From Rome Fiumicino Airport to the port
If you have booked the flight along with the cruise, the transfer from the airport to the port is usually included. Otherwise, you have the option to travel by train, taxi or private transfer to the port.
By train from Fiumcino airport to Civitavecchia port
All timetable information for the train from Fiumicino Airport to Civitavecchia Port can be found at http://www.trenitalia.com/. All you have to do is specify Fiumicino Aeroporto as your departure point, Civitavecchia as the destination and the date and time, and the system will give you all possible connections with the corresponding prices. You will usually take the regional train service from the airport in direction Fara Sabina and change at the Trastevere train station to the regional train to Civitavecchia. The route costs 11 euros and the journey takes about two hours. The trip with the Leonardo Express to Termini and the express train to Civitavecchia is much more expensive and brings little advantage. You can buy the tickets on the website. They are valid for two hours from the booked train also for subsequent connections.
By train from Ciampino airport to the port of Civitavecchia
Ciampino airport has no direct rail connection. Very convenient is the shuttle bus from Ciampino Airport to Termini Central Station and from there by train to Civitavecchia. You can book the shuttle bus through our website. For timetable information and train prices, please enter Roma Termini as the departure point and arrival at Civitavecchia on the website http://www.trenitalia.com/ as well as time and date of your journey.
An alternative is the bus line 720 to the Metro station Laurentina and from there by metro to the station Piramide. There is the transition to the regional train station Ostiense. The 720 takes about 40 minutes from the airport to the Laurentina. With waiting and transfer times you should count about 90 minutes to Ostiense station. For this route you need a city ticket for the price of 1,50 Euro. From Ostiense train station, take the train directly to Civitavecchia train station. For timetable information and prices, please go to http://www.trenitalia.com/ and insert date, time and as the departure point Roma Ostiense and arrival at Civitavecchia. On the website you can also buy the ticket for the price of 5 euros. Otherwise, you can also buy the ticket at the vending machine in the station. At the ticket counter, it usually takes a little longer.
From the station of Civitavecchia to the port, to your cruise ship or the ferry
At the Civitavecchia station you can take the bus “Argo”. The ticket costs 2 euros including luggage. The bus line is active approximately from 8 am to 6 pm with an interval of 20 minutes and a journey time of 10 minutes. The bus will take you to the central information point at Largo della Pace. From there a free shuttle brings you to the ferry or cruise ship.
You can also walk from the station along the sea to the harbor. The walk to Largo della Pace is around 20 minutes. To the left of Fort Michelangelo there is a stop of the shuttle bus at Molo del bicchiere. The walk from the train station to this station is around a half mile. From here the shuttle bus of the green line will take you to the cruise terminal. The shuttle bus to the cruise terminal runs approximately from 7 am to 7 pm depending on the timetable of the ships. The blue line circulates every 20 minutes from 5:30am to midnight throughout the port area, with the exception of the cruise terminal, and takes you from here to Largo della Pace and to the ferries.
Civitavecchia Getting there · By taxi from Fiumicino or Ciampino to the port
For the taxi ride from Fiumicino Airport to the port of Civitavecchia, the municipality of Rome has imposed a fixed price of 120 euros to its taxi drivers. The taxi prices of the municipality of Fiumicino may vary and are usually higher. You recognize the Roman taxis because they have stickers with information about the fixed prices from airports to Rome on the doors. The journey time is approximately one hour.
From Ciampino airport to the port of Civitavecchia, no fixed price is defined. As a guide, you can take that the fixed price from Ciampino to Fiumicino is 50 euros, and from Fiumicino to Civitavecchia 120 euro. So you should get the ride for a price of 170 euros. The journey time from Ciampino to Civitavecchia is uncertain, as it can come at certain times of the day to extensive congestion on the ring road. You should therefore expect a travel time between 90 and 120 minutes. Since taxis are rather scarce in Ciampino, you should book a shuttle service instead of a taxi. You can find appropriate offers on our website.
Civitavecchia Getting there · With driver from Fiumicino or Ciampino to the port
Very convenient and reliable is the transfer between the port of Civitavecchia and the airports of Rome Fiumicino and Ciampino with a private shuttle. The driver is waiting for you at the airport or in Civitavecchia, depending on the service offered, either at the ship or at the info point. Without a doubt, this is the fastest, safest and most convenient way of transfer between the Roman airports and the port of Civitavecchia. The vehicles carry up to 3 or up to 8 passengers and so the trip can be quite reasonably priced.