At Porta S. Paolo, train heading to Ostia Antica failed to arrive. Train hopping in progress till we arrive at Ostia Antica. More like a warm-up before the real workout ~ Ostia Antica.
It takes 7minutes on foot from Ostia Antica train stazione to the ticketing office at Ostia Antica.
Note: Crossing Via del Mare using an overhead bridge. There is no traffic lights nearby. After crossing the overhead bridge, the walk is
Ostia Antica is a large archaeological site close to the modern town of Ostia. The walk through Ostia Antica can take approximately up to 2-3hours.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 8:30hrs to 18:15hrs. Fees: Chargeable on entry. Ostia Antica Visitor Centre in April 2019 charged EUR10:00 per adult.
Personal Experience at Ostia Antica
- Entrance fees do not include any maps. You need to buy your own. Map and Audio are available but charged separately.
- Lack of placecards with information about the Exhibits.
- Bring own GPS with locations of each exhibit if not intending to buy a map.
- Research online and place information on phone or iPad before commencing the trip.
Did I enjoy myself at Ostia Antica? No, after having been to Pompeii.