Civitavecchia is a city in the province of Rome, region of Lazio, in central Italy.

Get in

By car

From any departure point, reach the A12 Genova – Rome highway and exit at Civitavecchia. Follow the signs for Civitavecchia centro / Sardegna on S.S. 1 Aurelia for about three kilometers.

By train

From any departure point, arrive at the Rome Termini train station. From here, take the regional FR5 trains or Intercity train to Grosseto and get off at the Civitavecchia station.

See "Get Out" below for using trains to reach Rome.

By boat

Civitavecchia is the ferry port of Rome with daily ferries departure to Sardinia Olbia and Porto Torres, Barcelona, Palermo, Toulon, Tunis and Porto Vecchio. For timetable and itinerary have a look at TraghettiWeb . The port also affords docking facilities to large cruise ships traversing the Mediterranean. Cruise Passengers have use of a free shuttle to the port entrance, within easy walking distance of stores and a train station for economical travel to Rome. (See same section for Rome.)

Get around

Civitavecchia, the port of Rome, is the point of arrival and departure of hundreds of ships, cruises, ferries travelling all around the Mediterranean. From here it is possible to reach Sardinia, Corsica, Sicily, Spain, France, some other small islands, and even north Africa. A good transportation system links the port to the Eternal City.



The main street between the train station and the harbor has a lot of restaurants, pizzarias, bars, etc. for some good food that can be found relatively cheap. Many people hang out here at night and sit around and have a bite to eat and some vino. Great place to people watch in this small town.



the Castle at Santa Severa

Go next

From Civitavecchia you can go almost anywhere in Europe. Train travel offers many benefits.


Routes through Civitavecchia

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