- To get there by car:
Take the Via del Mare and follow the plentiful
yellow road signs marked "Scavi di Ostia Antica."
- Getting to Ostia by
bus / train from Rome: It's a combination Metro /
train ride; allow about 45 minutes. From Rome, ride the
Metro (line B) to the Piramide stop. Exit and walk to the
left to the Lido trains (same ticket as the Metro, trains
run twice hourly) and ride to Ostia Antica (the stop
before Ostia Lido). Upon arrival, cross the road via the
blue skybridge and walk straight down Via della Stazione
di Ostia Antica, following signs to Scavi di Ostia
Antica, about 400 meters to the gate.
- The ruins of Ostia
Antica are open seven days a week, (admission 5 Euro).
Tue-Sun 8:30-18:00 in summer, 9:00-16:00 in winter, Mon,
museum closes for lunch, tel. 06-5635-8099).
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