Driving in RomeTraffic in Rome is chaotic and stressful. Roman car driver are sometimes aggressive. Our advice is to park your car as quickly as possible and spend your time in Rome car-free. Besides that, street parking in the historic center is hardly possible, there no parking bays.
ZTL zone RomeRome has a restricted area ZTL ("Zona Traffico Limitato") in Centro Storico and Trastevere where driving is authorized only to local inhabitants or to individuals destined for a hotel in the restricted zone. Your hotel will assist you with the registration of your license plate number. The ZTL-zones in Rome are controlled by video cameras.
On-street parking RomePaid parking applies outside the ZTL zone on parking bays along blue lines:
• Monday-Friday between 08.00-20.00/23.00 hours, pending on zone
• Parking rate : € 1.50/hour
• Parking duration : unlimited
In residential areas you can park cheap and unlimited: 1st hour € 0,50, € 2 for 12 hours and € 3 for 16 hours.
Free on-street parking is possible in areas near hospitals on parking bays with white stripes. Maximum parking duration is 3 hrs. Use your blue international parking disc.