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THE PORT OF ROME
The main port of Rome is Civitavecchia port that is located 70 kilometers Northwest of the Italian Capital. It's the closest port to Rome and connects Italy with Sardinia, Sicily, Tunisia, and Spain.
FERRY DESTINATIONS FROM THE PORT OF ROME
- Ferry to Olbia
- Ferry to Porto Torres
- Ferry to Palermo
- Ferry to Termini Imerese (Sicily)
- Ferry to Tunis
- Ferry to Barcelona
- Ferry to Arbatax
- Ferry to Cagliari
Details for the Port of Rome
Prato del Turco 1
Terminal Autostrade del Mare
Phone: +39 0766 21621
Note: The port contains no streets and roads officially specified in its interior
HOW TO ARRIVE AT THE PORT BY YOUR CAR
- Coming from Rome by motorway A12: do not leave the motorway through the exits Civitavecchia but continue until the end of the motorway. Then take the bypass in direction Civitavecchia to the port entrance.
- Coming from Rome by highway SS1 (Via Aurelia): when you reach Civitavecchia, follow signposting to «Porto»
- Coming from north by highway SS1 (Via Aurelia): about 10 km before Civitavecchia take the bypass (Orte-Civitavecchia) to the port entrance
- Coming from Orte Viterbo highway SS 675: continue on this road until you reach the port entrance
On your navigator: TOWN = Civitavecchia STREET = Largo della Pace
GETTING TO THE PORT FROM ROME AIRPORTS
Fiumicino Airport (also known as Leonardo Da Vinci Airport) is the main airport of Rome and the most important Italian airport. It is located only 60 km from the port of Civitavecchia; it is a drive of 50 minutes by car the distance from Rome airport to Civitavecchia Port.
The Roma Fiumicino airport has its own train station. Instead, the Rome Ciampino airport is connected with the Ciampino station (village) by shuttle bus ATRAL. Keep in mind, currently, there are no direct connections and you need to make at least one change of line to get to the train station of Civitavecchia.
From Fiumicino Airport station take the train to Rome city center, get off at “Trastevere Station” and changed the line in the direction of Civitavecchia. In this way, it takes about 1,45 to 2 hours; and you will pay a total of approx. 12.60 Euro (8 + 4.60). Alternatively, you can get off at “Roma Ostiense Station” to change the line to Civitavecchia.
FL1: is the train line between the Fiumicino Airport station and Roma Trastevere Station, or Roma Ostiense Station.
Ciampino airport is further away, is about 85 km; about 1 hour and 20 minutes by car.
From Rome Ciampino airport you can reach the station of Civitavecchia making two changes:
First take the shuttle bus ATRAL that connects the airport with the station, a journey of just five minutes at a cost of approx. 1,20 Euro.
Once you have reached the Ciampino train station, take the train to Roma Termini, at a cost of approx. 1,50 Euro (every 12 minutes). You can buy tickets at the info box at the airport, on board or at authorized retailers.
Lastly, from Rome Termini to Civitavecchia the cost of a regional train ticket is approx. €5.00 (about 1h20), an intercity train costs approx. 11.00 Euro (55 minutes approx.), for a Freccia Bianca train the cost is approx. 15 Euro (45 minutes approx.).
FL4: is the train line between Ciampino Station and Termini, and other towns of the Castelli Romani.
Certainly, the better solution to reach the Civitavecchia port in less time is the Fiumicino airport.
TO THE PORT BY TRAIN
There is a train station in Civitavecchia city where trains run hourly. It could take from 45 minutes to 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach the port from Rome depending on the train you are using.
Once at Civitavecchia train station you will be able to get a local “Argo” bus or walk towards the port.
The “Argo” buses leave from the area in front of the station, running every 20 minutes, getting you to the port in less than 10 minutes. The ticket costs €2 and can be bought at the news-stand or at the bar inside the station.
Important: the autobus from the station will take you to Rome Cruise Terminal, the port’s hub for cruise lines. From here you can take one of the free shuttles that run regularly and that will take you to your terminal or departure quay.
Alternatively, it is possible to reach the port by foot from Civitavecchia Station. The entrance of Varco Fortezza is actually located 600 meters away. Once outside the station go via Giuseppe Garibaldi and, walking along the sea, you will find the pedestrian entrance. Go in and on your right, you will find one of the free shuttle stops. Wait for a few minutes and you will be taken to destination for free.
FROM CIVITAVECCHIA TRAIN STATION TO THE PORT BY FOOT
The port has 3 pedestrian accesses: Varco Fortezza, the access to Fort Michelangelo located at the end of via Giuseppe Garibaldi, Varco Vespucci, a great pedestrian link for who arrives from or has to get to Porta di Città, and Porta Livorno, the most evocative access to the port with the splendid Vanvitelli Fountain in great view.
Every access has a nearby shuttle stop. Wait for yours and in no time you will reach your destination.
The shuttle service inside the Port of Civitavecchia to the terminals is totally free.
Note: The above information for the port of Rome was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.