- Location and how to get there
- By car
From Rome's "great ring road" (Grande Raccordo Anulare): exit 5 - S. S. 2bis Cassia V. (Veientana) -, exceed the third exit for Campagnano Romano, after 200 m turn straight into the exit for Mazzano Romano - Trevignano, and then follow the indications for Calcata.
Or else, Flaminia Road (Via Flaminia) in direction-Civita Castellana as far as Rignano Flaminio, then follow the indications for Faleria-Calcata.
From Viterbo, follow S. S. 2 Cassia or the more panoramical Cassia Cimina in direction- Rome, exceed Monterosi, turn straight into the exit for Mazzano Romano -Trevignano, and follow the indications for Calcata.
By Motorway (Autostrada)
From north: A1, exit for Magliano Sabina, just out of the exit-S. S. 3 Flaminia in direction-Rome, then follow the indications for Faleria-Calcata.
From east or south: Motorway (Autostrada) until Rome's "great ring road" (Grande Raccordo Anulare), then see above. If you want to avoid the G. R. A.: connecting road to A1 direction-Florence, then exit for Magliano Sabina.
The most panoramical road:
Both if you came on here by car, motorbike or bicycle, surely the most interesting and panoramical road is the one which starts from Prima Porta, direction-Sacrofano, Magliano Romano, and Calcata.
By public transport
- ROMA -> CALCATA
From Roma Termini:
Take the Metro (underground) Linea A in the direction of Battistini… 4 Stops to Flaminio
From Piazzale Flaminio:
If you are coming from the Metro just follow signs for the square Piazzale Flaminio. Outside the square there is a separate train station (Ferrovia Roma Nord - North Rome Railway) for urban and extra-urban trains (e-u trains). Tickets can be purchased from the machines or the tabaccaio inside the station. Take the outward bound train towards Prima Porta approximately 6 stops to Saxa Rubra (timetable below).
From Saxa Rubra:
Exiting the train, you enter the bus terminal (COTRAL Pullman). During normal hours the ticket office will be open and you will be able to purchase tickets there. You can also ask for the correct bus platform (typically platform #2, 1st bus). After hours or Holidays, tickets can be purchased in the Bar Café. You must ask a bus driver for the correct platform to Calcata. Before departing verify with the bus driver that you are going to Calcata which is typically in the direction of Civita Castellana (timetable below).
From Calcata stop:
Walk across the bridge and make a left toward the town. Walking down the hill you will turn left when you reach the Bar (which is on your right-hand side). Walk through the castle entrance and up the slope until you reach the main square.
The times of the public transport from Rome to Calcata have no brackets (on the time-table).
The times before which there is the abbreviation F. R. N. refer to the extra-urban trains starting from Ferrovie-Roma-Nord station in piazzale Flaminio and connection in Rignano Flaminio to Calcata.
The other hours refer to the COTRAL buses, starting from Saxa Rubra terminal.
The times between the brackets indicate the last possible urban train , from Piazzale Flaminio to Saxa Rubra, you can take to arrive in time for the bus.
The buses to Calcata almost always arrive to Civita Castellana, and sometimes Calcata is not marked on the pullman's table; Almost each one of these trips uses to run S. S. 2 Cassia bis, except the ones where route is specified.
You can arrive to Saxa Rubra by the ATAC 232 line, with terminal in Piazza Mancini, or by the urban trains of Ferrovie-Roma-Nord, with terminus at Piazzale Flaminio.
(6,46) 7,00 -- (9,01) 9,20 -- (11,51) 12,15 -- (12,46) 13,15 (Cassia vecchia) -- (14,02) 14,25 -- (14.50) 15,10 -- FRN 16,10 -- (17.01) 17,25 --(17,40) 18,00 -- FRN 18,12 -- FRN 19,00 -- (19,58) 20,30 .
(08,20) 9,00 -- (18,30) 19,10
CALCATA -> ROMA SAXA RUBRA
The hours of the public transport from Calcata have no brackets (on the time-table).
Some trips are not direct to Saxa Rubra, but to Settevene.
For the indirect trips the hour between brackets refers to the stage at Settevene of the first pullman useful for Rome-Saxa Rubra (ask to the driver which route he has to run along, in order to avoid the routes passing through Campagnano and La Storta).
5,05 (via Flaminia) -- 5,10 (Campagnano) -- 5,35 -- 6,10 -- 6,20 (Cassia vecchia fra Olgiata e La Storta) -- 6,35 -- 6,50 -- 13,05 (13,50) -- 13,55 (14,40) -- 14,05 (14,40)) --14,50 -- 16,25 --17,05 -- 17,25 (18,35).
7,00 -- 17,25