Piazza Navona - Roma

Location and how to get there

Like many monuments in Rome, Piazza Navona is located in the center of the city, and can therefore be reached by various means of public transportation , by cab or by foot.

By metro

Piazza Navona doesn’t have its own stop, so the closest stop is ‘Barberini’ on line A. Once you leave the metro, it’s about an 18-minute walk (1.5 km) to the Piazza, westward, initially along Via del Tritone. This will also take you past the Montecitorio Obelisk.

A single ticket (B.I.T.) costs € 1.50, but the metro also offers tickets for 24, 48 or 72 hours or even for a week.

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By tram

As for the tram, the closest station to Piazza Navona is Piazza Venezia, on line 8. Once you arrive at the stop, follow Corso Vittorio Emanuele II westward and turn onto Via della Cuccagna. Piazza Venezia is just 850 meters from this stop (about a 10-minute walk).

Rome’s tram network also uses the 1.50 euro single-ride BIT tickets, as well as other available passes.

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By bus

This is definitely the means of transportation that offers the most options. The buses in Rome allow you to reach Piazza Navona with the lines 30, 70, 81, 87, 492, 628, which all stop at both Senato and Rinascimento. Both stops are located on Corso del Rinascimento, parallel to Piazza Navona, and a one minute walk from it.

Nearest stops*
Line 492 628 30 70 81 87
Nearest stops* Rinascimento/Senato Rinascimento/Senato Rinascimento/Senato Rinascimento/Senato Rinascimento/Senato Rinascimento/Senato
Route It crosses Rome from east to west, connecting Cyprus with Tiburtina Station. This line crosses Rome in a north-south direction, following the course of the Tiber as far as Tiber Island. This also passes through Rome in a north-south direction. It makes a short stretch in the center of Rome, from Clodio to Giolitti. It crosses Rome from the Vatican, in Piazza Risorgimento, passing by Piazza Navona, until it reaches Malatesta, an area outside the historical and tourist center of Rome. It passes through Rome in a northeast (Colli Albani) to southwest (Giulio Cesare/Lepanto) direction.

By taxi

Cabs are obviously the most comfortable option, but they are also the most expensive and are not guaranteed to be the fastest way to get to Piazza Navona due to the heavy traffic in the central area of Rome.

However, this means of transport is a good option if you feel like chatting with a cab driver, who can tell you a few secrets of the city or entertain you with his typical Roman humor.

The best way to get a cab in Rome is to book it by phone, mobile apps or simply by going to a cab stand.

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By foot

Walking is undoubtedly the option that ensures you enjoy the monumental beauty of the Eternal City to the fullest. Being close to many of Rome’s other monuments, Piazza Navona can easily form part of a stroll through the city center.

Thus, you could easily admire the Pantheon, the National Roman Museum, Campo de’ Fiori, and many other architectural works on the same day.


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