Civitavecchia has been the port of Rome since Emperor Trajan's time in A.D. 108.1The Port of Civitavecchia is located approximately 31 miles from Rome's International Airports. Travel time between the airport and the pier is approximately 50 minutes. Civitavecchia is the gateway to all the magnificence of the ancient city of Rome. Wether it's the Forum, the Sistine Chapel, the Pantheon or St. Peter's Basilica that sparks your interest and intellect, Rome is home to a lifetime's worth of historical, architectural and spiritual sites.
Civitavecchia is today a major cruise and ferry port, the main starting point for sea connection from central Italy to Sardinia and Sicily.