Rome Catacombs of San Sebastiano Tour

Experience one of the most unconventional areas of Rome through our Catacombs Line. A guided tour of the Catacombs of San Sebastiano is included in your ticket!

Catacombs & Appian Way bus tour
Catacombs of San Sebastiano guided tour
Appian Way digital audio-guide

Experience one of the most unconventional areas of Rome through our Catacombs Line. Hop-on our minivan to explore the beautiful sights along the Ancient Appia, the “Queen of Roads” of the Roman Empire and get the chance to visit the Catacombs of San Sebastiano, the Guided Tour is included in your ticket! Download the Catacombs & Ancient Appian Way digital audio guide available in your package and make your journey unforgettable.

Important Information
Is the commentary available in my language?

The Catacombs guided tour is available in English, Italian, Spanish, French & German. The VOX digital audio-guide is available in English, Italian Spanish, French & German (please note: you will need an internet connection to download the app and your preferred headphones for your phone, otherwise the audio will come through your phone's speakers).

Please note, the guided tours operate at the following times:
English tour: 10.50am / 12.00pm / 2.00pm / 3:40pm
Italian tour: 12.20pm / 4.00pm
Spanish tour: 10.40am / 1.40pm / 3.50pm
French tour: 11.00am / 12.10pm
German tour: 1.50pm

Tour departures from Stop #1 - Termini Railway Station (and available Catacombs guided tours):
9.35am - English / Spanish / French
11.05am - English / French / Italian
12.35pm - English / Spanish / German
2.20pm - English / Spanish / Italian

How do I redeem my ticket?

Your voucher must be exchanged at the beginning of your tour at Stop #1 - Termini Railway Station (Piazza dei Cinquecento).
You will be given your bus ticket, San Sebastiano Catacombs guided tour ticket and VOX digital audio guide login instructions.

Which days/times do the tours operate?

The Big Bus Tours Catacombs of San Sebastiano tour operates daily. Occasionally severe weather and special event days could affect service.

Departure Times:
9.35am, 11.05am, 12.35pm & 2.20pm from Stop #1 (Termini Railway Station).

Bus frequency: The Catacombs tour is not a Hop-on, Hop-off tour.
Travel time from Stop #1 to Stop #4 Catacombs of San Sebastiano: 45mins.
The last bus from Stop #4 Catacombs of San Sebastiano to finish the tour at Stop #1 Termini Railway Station: 4.40pm

Is there a dress code for the Catacombs?

The Catacombs are a sacred place, it is recommended to dress appropriately. In addition, inside the temperature is consistently about 17° C and and there is high humidity, so it is recommended to cover up.

Are the Catacombs wheelchair accessible?

The Monument is not wheelchair accessible and is not recommended for those with claustrophobia as well as for those with serious walking problems: there are 100 uneven steps along the route and no possibility to sit down; there are no elevators, and the walking surface is uneven.

Do I need to specify a date of travel?

Yes – we’ll ask you to select the date you’d like to hop on the bus. If you’re touring with us for more than one day, your ticket must be used across consecutive days, and the date you select at time of booking should be the first day of your tour. Some tours also require you to select a time of travel, to guarantee your seat. If your ticket includes extras, you may also need to book additional dates & times for all elements of your ticket after your purchase is complete. See your booking confirmation email for instructions.

What is the child ticket policy?

A child ticket is available for children between the ages of 7 - 16. Children under 7 may travel free of charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

I bought the ticket but it’s for someone else. It has my name on it, is this ok?

You're all set! Simply show your voucher(s) to any member of on-street staff who will scan the QR code and hand over your yellow Big Bus Tour tickets. Don't lose them, they're like gold (cash) and cannot be replaced.

Are pets allowed?

Animals are not allowed, even with pet carriers.


To request a refund, get in touch by downloading the Big Bus Tours App or using the enquiry form at

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