How much does it cost to go to the Colosseum?

The Colosseum, the centre of Roman gore, a hallowed ground where warriors once fought to the death and their fate’s rested on the thumb of an emperor.

Colosseum at Night

Today, the Colosseum is one of the world’s most famous landmarks, an ancient amphitheatre that holds its place amongst the likes of Machu Picchu and the Great Pyramid of Giza as one of the world’s favourite ancient ruins.

Standard admission into the Colosseum is €16 when purchased at the entrance, and €18 when purchased online. But this only allows you entrance to wander the grounds of this historical marvel.

Why not join one of the ultimate Colosseum tours, which teaches you all about what makes this ancient amphitheatre so important?

Let’s take a look at these tours.

  • 1 day Rome tour with Vatican & Colosseum


    Adults: €101
    Children: $83 (3 – 17 years) Infants under two travel free.


    This awesome tour provides both the best of the Colosseum and the Vatican City in one unforgettable day! The day begins at the Vatican City, where you begin by skipping the line to gain entrance to the city’s most important landmarks, including the Sistine Chapel, home of Michelangelo’s masterpiece the Last Judgement. Here, you will also see some of the most renowned works from famed Renaissance painters before heading to the legendary Colosseum itself.

  • Ancient Rome & Colosseum tour


    Adults: €55
    Children: €43 (4 – 8 years)


    This morning Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour is perfect for history buffs and tourists alike, as it takes you to some of Ancient Rome’s most incredible sites as well as the hallowed grounds of the Colosseum. Meander around the Roman Forum, including the stunning Palatine Hill, the Arch of Titus and the Via Sacra, before heading over the Colosseum as the pinnacle of this amazing tour.

  • Private Colosseum tour


    Number of travellers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    Meet the guide €279 €140 €105 €85 €70 €65 €60
    Including hotel pickup and dropoff €360 €200 €155 €125 €110 €95 €80


    Looking to experience the wonders of Ancient Rome without all the crowds? Then this tour is perfect for you! Wander around the Roman Forum and Colosseum with your very own, highly knowledgeable private tour guide – it’s the perfect way to experience this centre point of history at your own pace!

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