Registered: February 2006
Location: St Paul, MN
|Bus 64 is an east-west route that goes between the Vatican and Termini like bus route 40 or 62. This route can be boarded at Pietro station or south of S. Pietro Basilica at largo Porta Cavalleggeri near the Vatican, largo Argentina, or Piazza Venezia to go all the way to Termini. This is useful if you are trying to catch the 910 bus to Villa Borghese or the bus that goes out via Nomentana to go see S. Agnes Fuori Mura.
Route 64 is unusual because it retraces practically the same ropute back.
Several guide books mention that pickpockets hangout on bus 64 and the aprmtnert I rented last dec had a sign in it saying the same thing.
Route 40 also goes to Termini from the vatican and it isn't mentioned as a pickpocket prone route, so I have usually used it to get to to Termin form Largo Argentina. Pink is the eastward route. maroon is the westward one.
It's origin in the west in San Pietro station and you can take the bus fron there to get to the basilica.
The No. 64 bus has a stop called Cavalleggeri/Fornaci. It's on flat ground and about 150 yards from the west colonnade of St. Peter's Square.
Ron in Rome blurb about Bus 64. shows individual stops
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