Our offices are located on the I Floor of Building B (Ricerca) - Rooms 1A.07 and 1A.08
Department of Economics and Finance (School of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata)
via Columbia, 2 - 00133 Rome, Italy
How to reach us?
ATAC Public buses service the metropolitan area and use the Termini railway station and the Tibertina railway station as a main connecting point.
For buses linking Rome with other major Italian and foreign cities, the following companies employ buses which depart from the Tiburtina railway station at Largo Guido Mazzoni: Megabus, Flixbus, Baltour, BusCenter. Students should note that tickets cannot be purchased on the bus, but must be purchased at a ticket booth or tobacco shop prior to departure.
The major roads leading to Rome include the A1 and the A24 motorways. Leave the "Grande Raccordo Anulare", major beltway linking the motorways around Rome, at the Romanina exit #19. Rather than going in the direction of Napoli, follow the indications for 2a Università, Tor Vergata and Faculty of Economics. Once on campus, there is free parking along via Columbia, and in two large student parking areas.
By Public Transport
From the Termini railway station, students can take the underground Metro A line to the Anagnina station, from there take ATAC bus #20 and get off at the via Cambridge stop in front of the School of Economics.
If using the underground Metro C line, get off at the Torrenova stop, take the ATAC bus #20 and get off at the via Cambridge stop in front of the School of Economics.
Other ATAC bus lines such as bus #552 also stops in via Cambridge in front of the School of Economics.
By Private Transport
By private transport, students can hale a white taxi cab at any taxi stand in the city, at the airport or at the railway station. As an alternative, Tor Vergata students can take advantage of a discounted price for private transfer services by contacting the VipClass transfer service company at: email@example.com (or via What's App +39 3939097825) and reserving a private airport transfer in advance. The company has English speaking drivers and phone operators. €45 airport transfers for Tor Vergata students.
Termini railway station is the point of arrival and departure for most trains. Public ATAC buses leave from Termini railyway station to reach the different areas of the city, and two underground lines have their changing terminal there. Eurostar, Italo and Freccia Rossa trains are the fastest to reach Rome. Recent renovations make this multilevel train station more comfortable and equipped with restaurants and shops. An alternative train station is Tiburtina railway station, that is connected to the underground Metro line B.
Ciampino and Fiumicino airports are on the outskirts of Rome, but they are both conveniently linked to the city centre and its surroundings.
Leonardo Da Vinci Airport, Fiumicino
Fiumicino is Rome’s main airport. There are various forms of transportation to choose from to arrive at one’s final destination. The F.S. Express Train to the Termini railway station is a convenient form of transport to reach the center of Rome in about 25-30 minutes. The Express Train is available every 30 minutes. Terrevision buses, SIT buses, TAM buses, and Schiaffini buses all bring passengers to the Termini railway station as well.
G.B. Pastine Airport, Ciampino
From the airport, bus transport is provided by the ATRAL buses which go to the Anagnina station and directly to the Tor Vergata campus, as well as SIT buses and Terravision buses that go to the Termini railway station. Passengers can also choose a white taxi to get anywhere in the city.
More info about Transports
If you prefer single fare tickets, be aware that they are not sold on board and need to be purchased beforehand, usually at tobacconist's and newsstands.
All tickets must be stamped before boarding trains and underground trains or on board buses.
Train ticket Milan - Rome € 38,00 (Intercity train), € 47,00 (Eurostar train) / one way
All the major cities have extensive bus and tram networks but these can inevitably be slow during peak traffic hours when the towns become very congested.
The Rome metro system, simply called Metropolitana by Italians, runs approximately every 3-5 minutes, from 5:30am until 11:30pm every day (until 1:30am on Saturdays). Tickets can be purchased in newsstands, tabacchis, or vending machines.
- Rome and Milan underground ticket: € 1,50 (1 journey)
- Annual Pass: € 250,00 / Lasts 365 days, from the day you first use it. You can subscribe it at the metro stations (such as Anagnina, Lepanto, Ottaviano and EUR Fermi) and all you need is a photo and you’ll have to fill in a form.
- Monthly Pass: € 35,00
This one can be bought in some “Tabaccherie", where the regular ticket is also sold. The discount for those who use public transportation every day is about 19%.
In this section you will find more information about public transport in Rome, Lazio and Italy:
- ATAC (Transports Company of the City of Rome): itdeals with public transports within the municipality of Rome through the subway lines, buses and trams. For more information on routes, timetables etc. Click here.
- COTRAL (Transports Company of Lazio Region): it deals with public suburban and interurban transports in Lazio Region (including links to the airports of Fiumicino and Ciampino). For more information on routes, timetables etc. Click here (in italian only).
- TRENITALIA: The main Italian companies for the management of rail passengers and cargo headed by the Italian State Railways. For more information on routes, timetables etc. Click here.