Omnia Card & Roma Pass

Vatican TicketsOmnia Card

Designed to enhance the experience of visitors to the Vatican City and Rome, having an Omnia Card is akin to holding a golden ticket to one of the most sacred and historically rich sites in the world. The pass not only offers entry to various iconic religious and historical landmarks, but also gives you a plethora of benefits that make sightseeing easier, more enriching and cost-effective.

Why buy the Omnia Card?

tourists in Sistine Chapel
  • Priority access: The Omnia Card grants priority entry to some of the most sought-after sights, including the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. This means you can skip the long lines, especially during peak tourist seasons.
  • Cost-effective: When you add up the individual entry fees for the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and other attractions covered by the Omnia Card, the card clearly offers substantial savings, making it ideal for visitors planning to visit multiple sites.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing: Besides the Vatican, the card typically includes access to other significant Rome attractions. You can choose free entry to two of Rome’s iconic landmarks like the Colosseum and Palatine Hill, allowing you to explore historical and cultural sites without needing to purchase separate tickets for each.
  • Convenience and efficiency: The Omnia Card is designed with flexibility in mind, offering usage over consecutive days once activated. This allows travelers to plan their itinerary according to their pace and interests, making the most out of their visit without feeling rushed.
  • Public transport: Additionally, the Omnia Card often includes a travel card for public transportation within Rome, further enhancing mobility and convenience across the city.
  • Additional discounts: Beyond entry fees and tours, the Omnia Pass may offer discounts at selected attractions in Rome, extending the card's value, and enhancing your experience in the city.

Your Omnia Card explained

72-hour pass - Omnia Card - HopOnHopOff bus

72-hour pass

Suited for: Weekend trips
Price: Adult: €149 for adults and €69 for children

Areas covered: This pass provides access to popular sites in Rome and the Vatican, like the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Carcer Tullianum. You can explore some of these attractions for free, while the others require an entrance fee.

Other inclusions: Open bus hop-on-hop-off access with 12 convenient stops, access to Rome's public transport, guidebook & city map.

Cancellation and validity: Enjoy the flexibility of free cancellation up to 90 days before your experience. The tickets come with an extended validity period, allowing you to visit anytime until February 11, 2026, offering ample time to plan your visit without commitment.

Why should I purchase the Omnia Card online?

Omnia Card online
  • Hassle-free: Buying an Omnia Card online is easier than buying it offline. You can pay for it in minutes without standing in long queues.
  • Saves time: Flash your card at the entrance of the attractions you want to visit and skip the long queues. Besides, buying the Omnia Card offline might also mean standing in long waiting lines to purchase it.
  • Discounts: Getting an Omnia Card online is an excellent choice because you can get great discounts and deals on the attractions you want to visit.

How to access the Omnia Card

The Omnia Card, bundled with the Roma Pass, offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore Rome and Vatican City with ease. Here's how you can access and make the most of your Omnia Card:

  • Purchase online: Ensure you choose the right version depending on the duration of your visit.
  • Instant confirmation: Upon purchase, you'll receive instant confirmation along with a mobile ticket, ensuring a smooth, paperless, and convenient process from start to finish.
  • Reserve time slots: Some attractions, such as the Colosseum, require pre-booking. Doing it online and ahead of time, will allow you to have a hassle-free experience on the day of your visit.
  • Pick-up the pass: Upon arrival in Rome, visit one of the centrally-located collection centers to pick up your passes:
    a. St. Peter's Basilica: ORP collection point located at Piazza Papa Pio XII, offering easy access for those starting their tour from Vatican City.
    b. San Giovanni in Laterano: Another convenient ORP collection point for those closer to this historic basilica.
    c. Carcer Tullianum: Ideal for those exploring the Roman Forum or ancient Rome, located at Clivo Argentario.

Visitor tips for purchasing the Omnia Pass

  • Before purchasing the Omnia Pass, research the attractions it covers and decide which ones you're interested in visiting. This helps ensure the pass will be cost-effective for your itinerary.
  • Collect your Omnia Pass at the beginning of your day to maximize its use.
  • Attractions can only be visited once with the pass.
  • Some attractions require pre-booking, and it's advised to check online for operating hours and booking requirements.
  • Pre-booking a time slot for the Colosseum is mandatory and can be done online or at the ticket offices on the day of your visit.
  • The hop-on hop-off bus tour included with the Omnia Pass is a great way to get an overview of Rome and identify areas you might want to explore further.
  • Visit the Vatican Museums and top attractions in Rome in the morning or during lunch to avoid large crowds.

Frequently asked questions about the Omnia Card

What is the Omnia Card?

The Omnia Card is a convenient sightseeing pass that grants access to multiple top attractions in Rome and the Vatican, including museums, archaeological sites, and public transportation.

Why do I need the Omnia Card?

The Omnia card can be a valuable tool for tourists who want to save money, time, and hassle while seeing the best of Rome and the Vatican. The Omnia card grants entry to major attractions in both Rome and the Vatican, including the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill and many more. Having one card for multiple attractions can be more convenient and less stressful than buying tickets individually for each place you want to visit.

Do I need to purchase the Omnia Card in advance?

Pre-booking your Omnia Card is the recommended way to ensure you have your card secured before your trip and avoid potential disappointment, especially during peak season.

What are the Omnia Card collection points?

You can collect your Omnia Card at San Giovanni in Laterano, St. Peter's Basilica and Carcer Tullianum.

What is the cancellation policy of the Omnia Card?

You can cancel your Omnia Card up to 90 days after the day you purchased the card.

What attractions does the Omnia Card include?

It covers diverse experiences like entry to Vatican Museums, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, Castel Sant'Angelo, Capitoline Museums, Borghese Gallery, hop-on-hop-off bus tours, and even public transportation options depending on the chosen package.

Does the Omnia Card cover everything I want to see in Rome and the Vatican?

While offering great value, it might not cover every attraction on your list. Research your desired sights and check if they're included before purchasing.

How does purchasing an Omnia Pass improve my Vatican experience?

You can enjoy discounted entry to major attractions like the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica, which can significantly reduce your overall cost compared to buying individual tickets. You can also save precious time by avoiding long lines, especially during peak season, allowing you to spend more time exploring and enjoying the sights.

Does the Omnia Card offer skip-the-line access?

While it doesn't guarantee immediate entry, it offers priority access at some locations like the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, helping you save time, especially during peak season.

How much does the Omnia Card cost?

The 72 hour variant of the Omnia card costs €149 for adults and €69 for children between the ages of 6 and 17.

Where can I buy the Omnia Card?

You can purchase the Omnia Card online through the official website or at designated tourist information centers in Rome and the Vatican. Buying online in advance is recommended to ensure availability and to start planning your itinerary ahead of time.

Can I use the Omnia Card for public transportation?

Yes, the Omnia Card includes unlimited access to Rome's public transportation system in some zones, including buses, trams, and the metro, within the designated validity period. This makes it convenient for exploring different parts of the city and reaching attractions.

How do I activate the Omnia Card?

Activate it upon first use at an included attraction or designated validation point. Remember to keep your receipt and the card valid throughout your chosen duration.

What is the difference between the Roma Pass and the Omnia Card?

Both the Omnia Card and Roma Pass offer discounts and perks for sightseeing in Rome, but they cater to different needs and budgets. While the Omnia Card offers discounted entry and skip-the-line access to attractions across Rome and the Vatican, the Roma Pass is limited to landmarks within Rome. If you want to explore both Rome and the Vatican, the Omnia Card offers comprehensive coverage. For Rome-only sightseeing, the Roma Pass is sufficient. The Roma Pass is more affordable, while the Omnia Card carries a premium for its wider range of benefits.

Is the Omnia Card worth it?

The value of the Omnia Card depends on your sightseeing preferences and itinerary. If you plan to visit multiple attractions included in the pass and utilize the unlimited public transportation, it can offer significant savings compared to purchasing individual tickets.