• Date Cruise Ship PAX
    Nov 29 2023 MSC Poesia 3223
    Dec 01 2023 Norwegian Epic 5074
    Dec 02 2023 MSC Armonia 2340
    Dec 04 2023 MSC World Europa 7662
    Dec 04 2023 Norwegian Gem 2873

    The Port of Civitavecchia (Rome)


    The nearest airport to Civitavecchia are Rome's two main airports, Fiumicino and Ciampino. Leonardo da Vinci/Fiumicino Airport is Rome's main airport with international flights across the globe. Most major airlines fly here. Ciampino is Rome's second airport and mainly handles the low-budget airlines. Both airports have good connection to Rome's Termini station by bus (Terravision).

    Facts & Figures

    City: Civitavecchia

    Continent: Europe

    Region: Lazio

    Country: Italy 

    Area: 82 sq. km (28 sq. mi.)

    Population: approx. 55.000 (2020)

    Currency: EURO (€)

    Language: Italian

    Average temperature: around 26 Celsius in summer, around 12 in winter. 

    Country code: +76

    Country URL extension: .it

    Electricity: 220V (standard European connectors)

    Opening hours stores: Most shops are open from 9AM until 1PM and again from 5PM until 8PM

    Many Italians eat lunch between 1:30 and 2PM and dinner between 8 and 10PM.

    Timezone: Central European Time (CET) - UTC +1

    Sights & Attractions

    The Top 10 must-see attractions in Rome in brief:

    Colosseum: Iconic ancient amphitheater, a symbol of Rome's history.

    Roman Forum: Ancient city center with ruins of temples and government buildings.

    Pantheon: Remarkable Roman temple with a massive dome and open oculus.

    Trevi Fountain: Stunning Baroque fountain, known for coin tossing traditions.

    Vatican City: Independent city-state with St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums.

    Sistine Chapel: Famous for Michelangelo's ceiling frescoes, part of the Vatican Museums.

    Spanish Steps: Grand staircase in the heart of Rome, popular for its elegance.

    Piazza Navona: Lively square with fountains, sculptures, and outdoor cafes.

    Borghese Gallery: Art museum in Villa Borghese showcasing renowned artworks.

    Castel Sant'Angelo: Ancient fortress with a fascinating history, offering panoramic views of the city.

    The Port of Civitavecchia

    The city center starts immediately at the gates of the port. From here you can walk to most places in and around Civitavecchia. The train station is only a 10 minute walk (about 500m). 

    Civitavecchia has a wide range of small hotels perfect for pre- or post cruise stay. Civitavecchia offer a more peaceful stay compared to the busy and more expensive city of Rome. If you check into a hotel, the hotel will require you to submit a passport for registration purposes (required by law).

    Rome is located about 80 kilometers (50 miles) South/South-East of the port and is easily reached by train (link). A train ticket can be bought at the train station in either a machine or desk. Trains run frequent but can be quite busy in the morning when many ships are in port. The best choice would be to take the intercity train to Rome (few Euro's more) but they are less busy, more comfortable and are about 30 minutes faster.


    The port of Civitavecchia is easily reached by train. The train station is located about 500 meters (1500ft) away from the port gates. From here buses take you to your ship.

    Trains run frqeuently from Civitavecchia to and from Rome (Termini) Central Station. IC (intercity) trains take baout 45-50 minutes and costs approx 10 euros one-way. The slower IR trains take about 1hr 15 min and cost approx 6 euros for a one way ticket.