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Getting Around in ROME

Metros in Rome comprises two lines, A and B that provide good service to all the places and various tourists destinations of the city. Metro is a very easy and comfortable mode of transport for the travellers to visit every nook and corner of the city. The frequency of the trains is excellent.

With an excellent network of roads, buses provide a good means of travelling. The bus service network encompasses the entire Rome including the areas not linked to the metro lines. Despite the traffic in the city, the bus journey is comfortable and pleasant.

Cycling is slightly difficult in Rome with its hilly terrain and heavy traffic. It still remains a good means of exploring the city on your own especially on Sundays when most part of the city centre is closed to traffic. Renting a bike is an easy transaction in Rome.

Taxis are another convenient way of moving around the city and can be hired by flagging them down from the pavement, or at taxi stands that are located all around the city. 

How to Reach ROME

By Air

Rome is served by three airports. The intercontinental Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is Italy's chief airport and is commonly known as "Fiumicino Airport", as it is located within about 20 miles from the city centre towards the south. The older Rome Ciampino Airport is a joint civilian and military airport. It is located beside Ciampino, south-east of Rome. The Roma-Urbe Airport is a small, low-traffic airport which handles most helicopter and private flights.

By Rail

Rome's main railway station, Termini, is one of the largest railway stations in Europe. It sees about 400 thousand travellers passing through every day. The second-largest station in the city, Roma Tiburtina, which is a high-speed rail terminus.

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