The Civitavecchia Express has arrived: travel in comfort from the port to the centre of Rome by train

Be at St Peter’s in under 40 minutes

From 1 April the new Civitavecchia Express will connect Civitavecchia, one of Italy’s largest cruise ports, directly with the heart of the Eternal City.

Two morning trains will leave Civitavecchia every day for Rome Ostiense station, located near the Circus Maximus (the ancient Roman chariot racing track) and the majestic Colosseum, with an intermediate stop at Rome San Pietro station, located a few steps from Vatican City, after just 38 minutes. For your return journey to Civitavecchia, there are two options available, the 15:37 train or the 16:30 train.

The Civitavecchia Express is the ideal choice for those who have just one day to visit Rome’s most famous and fascinating tourist attractions, without having to deal with city-centre traffic or the hassle of finding parking. 

A return ticket costs just €15 per person. Children under the age of 12 travel free of charge. The Civitavecchia Express timetable has been designed with holidaymakers in mind, by taking cruise ship docking and departure times into account. Remember that every passenger is guaranteed a seat, so don’t delay – purchase your ticket now!

*Children over the age of 4 and under 12 travel free of charge, limited to one child per paying adult

  • Civitavecchia Express timetables from 1 April to 14 December 2019

    Civitavecchia - Roma Ostiense

    CIVITAVECCHIAROMA S. PIETROROMA OSTIENSEFrequency
    9:3510:10/1510:27from Monday to Saturday
    8:309:08/139:25Sunday and holidays *
    10:1511:03/0711:20every day

    Roma Ostiense - Civitavecchia 

    ROMA OSTIENSEROMA S. PIETROCIVITAVECCHIAFrequency
    15:3715:47/15:5216:30every day
    16:3016:38/16:4317:20every day

    * this service is available from Sunday 7 April 2019

    A single ticket costs €10 and you can purchase a return ticket for just €15. Young children aged 0 to 4 travel free of charge, while children under the age of 12 travel free of charge when accompanied by an adult. Pets are welcome on board and there is no additional cost for large luggage.

From the port to the station with the Civitavecchia Portlink

Travelling between the port and Civitavecchia railway station has never been easier. From 1 April, passengers will be able to avail of the Civitavecchia Portlink, a new combined train + bus service. Tickets for this service are already available for purchase on all Trenitalia sales channels.

The shuttle bus service takes you directly from the port to the train station in just a few minutes, making it even easier for you to continue your journey to the capital. All buses leave from Largo della Pace, strategically located a few steps from the entrance to the port.

Purchase a one-way combined train + bus ticket for only €12 per person.

  • Prices

    Civitavecchia Express

    • Single ticket: €10.00 per person
    • Return ticket: €15.00 per person 


    The following travel free of charge on the Civitavecchia Express:

    • Children under the age of 4 
    • Children under the age of 12, provided they are accompanied by a fare-paying adult
    • Small dogs (with canine registry certificate), cats and other small pets in an appropriate pet carrier
    • Guide dogs for the visually impaired and partially sighted
    • Luggage with no size limits


    Civitavecchia express + Civitavecchia Portlink

    • Single ticket: €12.00 per person from Rome San Pietro or Rome Ostiense to Civitavecchia port with the Civitavecchia Express
    • Return ticket: €19.00 per person for a return journey from Rome San Pietro or Rome Ostiense to Civitavecchia port with the Civitavecchia Express

    Provided they are accompanied by a fare-paying adult, children under the age of 12 are only required to pay the bus fare (€2.00 per journey). Tickets can be purchased directly at CSP sales points in Largo della Pace and at the coffee shop in Civitavecchia railway station.

    The following travel free of charge on the Civitavecchia Portlink service:

    • Children under the age of 3 or less than one metre in height
    • Small dogs (with a muzzle and canine registry certificate), cats and other small pets in an appropriate pet carrier
    • Guide dogs for the visually impaired and partially sighted
    • Luggage with no size limits

    All bus and train services have reserved seating for people with reduced mobility. 

    Discounts or reductions on the CSP portion of the fare are not permitted. The Civitavecchia Portlink ticket for the Civitavecchia station – Civitavecchia Port route cannot be purchased separately on Trenitalia ticketing systems or points of sale. Tickets for the Civitavecchia Portlink service can be purchased from all Trenitalia sales channels (website www.trenitalia.com, the Trenitalia App, from self-service points at the station and from LisPaga points of sale through Lottomatica, SisalPay and Banca5).

    Regional trains from/to Civitavecchia 

    Frequent rail services also connect Civitavecchia station with other destinations in Lazio, such as Tarquinia and Montalto di Castro, as well as other towns on the Tyrrhenian coast.

    • Single ticket prices start from €4.60 per person to Rome Termini on regular train services