How to Reach St. Peter’s Basilica


St. Peter’s Basilica is a major landmark and popular tourist destination in Rome, Italy. 

Located in the heart of the city, the basilica is a must-see for anyone visiting Rome. Here’s how to reach St. Peter’s Basilica:

By Metro

The easiest way to reach St. Peter’s Basilica is by taking the Metro. 

The nearest Metro station is Ottaviano-San Pietro – Musei Vaticani, which is on Line A. 

From the station, it’s just a short walk to the basilica.

By Bus

You can also reach St. Peter’s Basilica by taking the bus. 

The bus lines that stop near the basilica include 40, 46, 62, 64, 70, 81, 87, 492, and 982. 

You can opt for a Rome Hop-on-hop-off bus to drop you near the attraction as well. 

By Taxi

If you prefer to take a taxi, you can easily hail one on the street or book one through a ride-sharing app. 

Just make sure to have the address of the basilica ready for the driver.

On Foot

If you’re staying in the city center, you can also walk to St. Peter’s Basilica. 

It’s about a 30-minute walk from the Pantheon and about a 20-minute walk from the Trevi Fountain.

Visiting St. Peter’s Basilica is a must-do for any trip to Rome. 

With these tips, you’ll have no problem getting there and enjoying all that this beautiful landmark has to offer.

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