The fastest way to get around Rome, given the high number of buses, which daily invades the streets of Rome is the subway. Rome has only two main lines: the Metro A and B. Metro in these past few years have added very little to the metro B1 and the Metro C which are active for a short way.
There are also metropolitan trains connecting the capital to the villages and provinces of the region useful to reach tourist destinations in little-known, but just as beautiful to visit. The main lines of the subway cross the Termini Station, where you can switch from line A to line B.
Subway Line A of Rome
The line of the metro stations connecting from Battistini to Anagnina. Along the way there are some fundamental stations to visit Rome, as Ottaviano San Pietro Vatican Museums, Flaminio to Piazza del Popolo, Piazza di Spagna, Barberini to visit to the Trevi’s Fountain, and the stop San Giovanni to St. John’s Basilica. The Metro Line A runs from 5.30am and the last bus leaves from the terminus at 23.30 from Monday to Thursday, Friday and Saturday while the service is open from 22:00 to 1.30.
Subway Line B of Rome
The B line which runs from Laurentina Rebibbia includes stops for the center of the city such as the Circus Maximus, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Metro Line B runs daily the first departure from a terminal is scheduled for 5:30 am and the last at 23.30, Friday and Saturday are the ‘last run is 1.30.
Subway Line B1 of Rome
Line B1 of Rome connects the area of Piazza Bologna with that of Viale Jonio. The track has four stations: Stant’Agnese / Annibaliano (in square Annibaliano), Libia (Libya long avenue at the square Palombara Sabina), Conca d’Oro (in square Conca d’Oro) and Jonio (intersection Ionian avenue and street Karpathos). The changing station is Bologna where you can change from line B to line B1. La prima partenza dalla stazione Conca D’oro è tutti i giorni alle 5:30, mentre l’ultima partenza è prevista alle 23:30 tutti i giorni, mentre il venerdì ed i sabato all’1:27.
Subway Linea C di Roma
The new metro Line C is still being completed and was created to connect Pantano Piazzale Clodio. At the moment it is only active trafficking from Pantano to Parco di Centocelle and follows a provisional timetable that goes every day, from 5:30 of the first departure until 18: 30.
Tickets for the metro also apply to buses. The single ticket is called BIT, costs 1.50 € and lasts for 90 minutes from stamping with which you can make a single subway ride.
BIG (€ 6.00) or day ticket valid until 24.00 the day of stamping and for unlimited travel, ideal for those who come to Rome for a day.
BTI (€ 16.50) a ticket valid for 3 days from the date of the first validation, or until 24:00 on the third day including that of stamping, and you can travel as much as you want.
CIS (€ 24.00) or weekly ticket valid for 7 days from the date of the first validation, or until 24.00 on the seventh day including that of stamping, and always valid for unlimited travel.
Tickets can be purchased at the stations, the doors and vending machines, newsagents and tobacconists in Rome.