Tivoli Transportation

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    Bus from Rome

    by fairy_dust Written Feb 14, 2015

    If you're coming to Tivoli from Rome, you can get there by bus without a problem. The ride is about 45-60 minutes, the ticket is cheap, and the busses leave several times a day. From Rome, go to Ponte Mammolo metro to buy your ticket and catch the bus from there. From Tivoli, the bus stop is close to Piazza Garibaldi. Whether coming or going - don't forget to validate your ticket (there is a stamping machine in the bus itself, so just use that).

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    Green Line Tours - Tivoli & Hadrian's Villa

    by Mikebb Updated Nov 25, 2014

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    I had read travel guides which gave good reports on Tivoli and the Villa d' Est, but never thought we would have the opportunity to visit. It was completely out of my mind when we booked a tour from Barcelona to Rome. We decided to have an additional 4 days in Rome post tour.

    Whilst at hotel reception I noticed some day tour brochures and picked up one to read in our room. I noticed a half day tour to Tivoli and Hadrian's Villa - Adriana. How easy was this, the tour bus commenced 50 metres from our hotel.

    A 50 seater, a little cramped for taller people but the trip was much less than an hour, an excellent guide who spoke good English.

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    Just get the bus!

    by leics Updated May 14, 2014

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    You can pay for an organised tour if you like.

    Or you can just get to Ponte Mammolo Metro station on line B (blue), then go upstairs and out to the Cotral bus station (follow the bus signs).

    You can buy the bus tickets at the office in the bar/cafe by the Metro exit. Tivoli isn't in Rome city, so you can't use your Rome travel pass (if you have one). Return fare was 4 euro when I last visited so will probably be 5-6 euro now. The bus takes about 30/40 minutes, depending on route and traffic.

    There are several buses to choose from (try L1, L6 or L7) and frequent departures. Timetables on the link below: Click 'Orari' and then 'Roma' for the outward timetable, 'Tivoli' for the return.

    Bus drivers are used to visitors so if you want to visit the Villa Adriana just ask them to tell you when to get off. If you want to visit the Villa d'Este and Villa Gregoriana you need to get off in Tivoli itself. It's pretty obvious once you've arrived there.

    It's a lot cheaper to use public transport than go on an organised tour and you can spend as long as you like exploring Tivoli.

    Cotral bus station Ponte Mammolo
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    The Local Train to Tivoli from Rome

    by riorich55 Written Oct 3, 2012

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    On our last full day in Rome we decided to take a trip a little bit out into the country to visit an estate in Tivoli. A number of VT members and others suggested taking the bus from Rome to Tivoli, but I'm not really a big bus rider and do love trains so we left the Colosseum area via the metro and took it to the Tiburtina train station. Bought our tickets from a machine with a little help from a young man whom we did give a 2 Euro tip to (he helped us and was very nice about it). This was our first Italian train experience. (We did many trips over the next week)

    We had to wait about 30 minutes for our 2:20 p.m. train and arrived in Tivoli about 40 minutes later.

    The train brought us to the other end of town from where the Villa d'Este was, but that was fine as the restaurant Sue wanted to have dinner at was nearer to the train station. It was a bit of a walk to the Villa d'Este, but at least that way we got to see a bit of old Tivoli on our walk up from the train station.

    We got one of the late trains back to Rome. The automated ticket machine was not working and no one was at the train station to sell us a ticket. When we boarded the train I looked for a ticket taker (conductor) but no one was available. So Sue and I and 2 other individuals who had boarded the train in Tivoli had a free ride back to Rome. The return trip stopped at the main Rome station (where we would depart the next morning) and we took the Metro back to our bed and breakfast.

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    Walking

    by fairy_dust Written Jun 17, 2008

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    Walking is the best way to see Tivoli. Everything except the Villa Adriana is within walking distance, and it's the only way to find the little pedestrian streets and alleyways that make the town so charming.

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    City to Villa Adriana

    by davidcross Written Jul 31, 2007

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    The best way to get between the Villa Adriana and the city is by local bus 4, which takes you really close to the villa. However, if you want to go to the villa direct from Rome, it's not worth going into the city and out again. Ask where to get off and you will have a slightly longer but perfectly manageable walk to the villa.

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    Getting to Tivoli and Hadrian's Villa

    by nicolaitan Updated Jul 17, 2006

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    Conveniently located about 25 miles east of Rome, Tivoli is accessed by car, bus, train, or tour group. Shuttle busses from the village center run to Hadrian's villa on a plateau nearby. By car, the town is located on the A5 autostrada. By bus, it is an hour trip from the terminal at Rome's Ponte Mammolo. Trains leave frequently from the Tiburtina station for the 30 minute trip. And perhaps easiest but not cheapest are guided bus tours combining both sites and available at any hotel desk from multiple companies. I dont much like bus tours, but looking at the shuttle bus issue and the time for getting to and waiting for busses and trains, we took the guided tour and are glad we did. Unlike most of these tours, there isnt time for the usual stop at a preferred vendor where the guide gets a kickback. Our guide was not that good, but some of the others were informative.

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    Cotral

    by lina112 Updated May 10, 2006

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    We back to Rome by bus. The cotral bus is the one who goes from Tivoli to Rome, there is bus service every 10 minutes and ticket cost 1.60 euro.

    Volvimos a Roma en aubous. El cotral es la linea de autobuses que hacen el servicio a Tivoli, hay autobuses cada 10 minutos y el billete cuesta 1.60 euro.

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    Going to

    by lina112 Updated May 10, 2006

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    We went to Tivoli by train, we took it on tiburtina train station. The trip take about 1 hour and view from train is lovely. The inconvenient is that Tivoli train station is far from town center, we were walking about half an hour or more but the walk was fine.

    Fuimos en tren a Tivoli, fuimos a la estacion de tren de tiburtina y desde alli cogimos el tren. Tarda 1 hora en llegar y las vistas son preciosas. El unico inconveniente es que la estacion de tren de Tivoli esta muy lejos del centro y tuvimos que andar una media hora aprox.

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    Between the Two Villas

    by Jmill42 Written Feb 13, 2006

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    This tip is dedicated to all those people who have found out too late that their guidebook is completely out of its mind. After reading that it was perfectly fine, and RECOMMENDED, that you walk from Villa Adriana to Villa d'Este, I thought well that sounds great! Oh thankful and merciful God, THANK YOU, for putting that nice Italian girl next to me who spoke English and laughed at me when I said I was going to walk!

    Basically, I would estimate that the walk is at LEAST 5 km. AND, straight uphill! Did the person recommending this thing even COME HERE?!?!

    Anyway, the same Cotral bus that ferries you from the Mammalo station will deliver you from one villa to the next. Take MY advice and take the bus!

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    Getting to Tivoli

    by Jmill42 Updated Feb 13, 2006

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    Getting to Tivoli from Rome is fairly simple. Take the Metro to Ponte Mammolo where there is a Cotral Bus Station. As soon as you come up the stairs, on the left is the ticket machine. Get your ticket and then wait for the bus to pull up that has Tivoli on it. It is best to arrive early, so that you can grab a seat, as the buses do fill up. Be sure to validate your ticket in the yellow box on the bus. As you go you must watch for the signs Villa Adriana, as there is no announcement. It is my recommendation that you see Villa Adriana first with enough time to travle to Villa d'Este last. This way you will reach the more photogenic place, Villa d'Este, at sunset when the most spectacular shots will be at your fingertips!

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    Getting There

    by sandysmith Written Nov 9, 2005

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    It was realtively straight forward to get to Tivoli as a day trip from Rome: We took the metro to Ponte Mammolo (stop before Rebibbia which is ternminus on line B) From there we caught a bus to Tivoli - took about 50mins to 1 hour, can depend on traffic. From Tivoli we also caught a local bus (number 4) to visit Villa Adriana. Maps and local information were readily availbale at local tourist office in Tivoli

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    Cheap as chips mate!!

    by Colzy Written Jan 19, 2005

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    I caught a regional train from Termini station in Rome to Tivoli for the grand total of 2.50 Euro. What a bargain!! The trip took approximately one hour and bypassed some lovely scenery as you head into the Monti Tiburtini hills. The train station in Tivoli is only about 5 minutes walking to the centre of town. The very helpful tourist information service is in this part of town and only a few minutes walk further - just follow the signs.

    Tip: do not use the toilet facilities at the train station if you can possibly help it - wait until you get into town. I was completely busting and had to go and ended up nearly peeing all over myself. That toilet was worse than some of the pit toilets I have encountered in Australia!!

    The train staton is just across from this lovely bridge pictured which you will walk across to get into town. Didnt enjoy it as much as I should have though because I was still recovering from the toilet episode!!

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