Ostia Antica
Ancient site; Archeological site
Practical info

Opening times

from February 16 to March 15
from March 16 to last Saturday of March
from last Saturday of March to August 31
from September 1 to September 30
from October 1 to last Sunday of October
from last Sunday of October to February 15
from 08:30 to 17:00
from 08:30 to 17:30
from 08:30 to 19:15
from 08:30 to 19:00
from 08:30 to 18:30
from 08:30 to 16:30
Exceptional hours
  • Closed on Monday, all day
  • Closed on New year's Day (January 1), International Workers' Day (May 1), Christmas Day (December 25), all day

Tickets & skip the line

You can buy a ticket for visiting Ostia Antica. Some exhibitions can also take place on the site, and will increase the ticket price.

Ticket is valid for a full day, but you cannot reenter the site once you have left it.


Ticket prices (last checked March 2015):

Full price: 8.00€

Reduced price: 4.00€ for EU citizens between 18 and 25

Free for children and teenagers under 18


Buying tickets on premise: You can buy tickets at the site entrance directly. Payment can be done in cash or credit card.


Booking in advance: You can buy tickets on line through the official booking site. Beware, only full price tickets are available, and a pre-booking fee of 1€ is applied. If an exhibition is planned for the day of your visit, then an extra fee for the exhibition will also be applied (usually 2 or 3€).


Roma Pass : Roma Pass offers access to Ostia Antica. More information is available on its official site.