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Bus Information from Zurich to Rome

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$90 (€72)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Zurich to Rome cover the 423 miles (683 km) long trip taking on average 13 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $90 (€72), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $72 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Zurich and Rome.

FlixBus is one of the best options when traveling by bus between Zurich and Rome. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus bus schedules for the Zurich - Rome journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy bus tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Zurich and Rome is around 423 miles (683 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at $72 (€58). As you check the latest Zurich to Rome bus schedule from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Rome safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket between Zurich and Rome so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Zurich and Rome are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Zurich to Rome

A bus ride from Switzerland’s Zurich to Italy’s Rome will take approximately 11h 30min to arrive following a possible transfer or a direct ride through a reliable bus service. The 423 miles (683 km) ride from Zurich to Rome by bus is comfortable, convenient, and luxurious. Whether you are on a business trip, holiday travel, or a simple commute from Zurich to Rome, a bus ride is always the most adventurous option.

How long is the journey by bus from Zurich to Rome?

Getting to Rome from Zurich would usually take you about 11h 30min. This timeline can change sporadically as it is solely influenced by the number of stops or the transfer periods during the journey, depending on the bus travel lines you choose to ride with. On average, these shuttle buses departing for the Roman stations would take 11h 30min to land you safely at the Roman bus stations. You can then get yourself a direct bus to Rome from Zurich using Flixbus while using the Omio app or website. Simply download the app and start booking right away. Alternatively, browse the internet and visit the website to begin the online booking. Direct buses are more convenient since you take a shorter time on the road. Bear in mind that booking a trip during holidays or travel peak seasons may cause a slight change in the travel duration. This will help reduce your anxiety and instead, enjoy your ride. With Omio, you are guaranteed quality travelling time by availing you with the fastest, most convenient, pocket-friendly bus rides.

How many buses are there from Zurich to Rome?

There are multiple buses that serve the Zurich-Rome Route but Flixbus, Marino BlaBla Car and Autolinee are the most reliable. A daily voyage of buses leaving for Rome from the Zurich station translates into seven bus trips a week. You can hitch a Zurich to Rome bus from as early as 1:25 p.m. and as late as 10:30 p.m., depending on the bus travel schedule. This flexibility helps you plan better for both your journey and other personal engagements.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Zurich to Rome

Departure bus station: When traveling from Zurich, the most common bus stations you can commence your trip from in Zurich and this include Zurich Main station and Zurich Bus- Parkplatz Sihlquai. These are strategically located and you can easily access from the city centre by bus or taxi.

Arrival bus station: Few bus stations exist in destination Rome, with passengers alighting at Tiburtina Station, Rome Vaticano and Rome Termini (G) at the heart of the city. Rome Termini (G) is the most popular thanks t its proximity to the city centre.

Which bus companies travel from Zurich to Rome?

The Zurich to Rome buses operating are under our affiliatebus companies; Flixbus and Marino Autolinee. Both boast top-notch traveling services that prioritize your comfort and smooth travel throughout the journey. You can make easy, convenient bookings on Omio using the easy-to-use mobile app or on the website.

Flixbus Zurich to Rome

The German-owned bus company is one of the biggest bus companies offering rides across the U.S. and Europe. With your standard ticket (the only type of ticket Flixbus offers), you are legible for a bus trip shuttling between Zurich and Rome. You can quickly identify real-time Flixbus schedules to help you plan the trip on app months before your actual travel date.Using the Omio app for your Flixbus tickets offers convenience since you do not have to deal with the baggage and hassle associated with travel papers. Your Flixbus ticket includes travel information like services offered onboard or baggage allowance. This information is helpful especially for first time travellers. While onboard, Flixbus requires that you adhere to all safety regulations for a smooth journey. In case of any hitch that may endanger the lives of passengers, the company can cancel the tickets. The canceled tickets are refunded as 12-month valid vouchers of the same value as the original ticket booking. Flixbus are in favor of cashless payments and recommends checking in upon online booking.Booking an online ticket is a seamless event that requires you to fill in your travel details, select your bus of choice, finalize your booking and proceed to payment. It is advisable that you book in advance to avoid missing out on a ride during holidays. Flixbus operates on a first-come, first-served basis to reward the earliest and accommodate all. This is a famous bus company, and it is no surprise that passengers hop aboard in their numbers. In case of further clarification or more information, QA services operate around the clock to respond to any Flixbus queries. Flixbus is always dedicated to offer comprehensive details about the journey and listens to travelers and addressing any emergent issues. Regardless, its website remains available to accommodate all of your needs.Passengers on wheelchairs are taken care of as well. You are advised to contact customer care services 7 to 14 days before your trip to equip your bus as necessary to cushion you throughout your trip. Always stick to the luggage recommendations while on Flixbus for a seamless journey. Notably, only two pieces of luggage totaling 66 pounds (30 kg) are allowed on board, with a maximum of 67 x 50 x 27 cm in size. You can bring along an additional third suitcase with a total weight of 33 pounds (15 kg), but at a fee. The standard dimensions are observed at all costs. It may be challenging to travel with your pet on Flixbus since pets are prohibited, unless it's a guide dog or a pet weighing less than 11 pounds (5 kg) and can fit in a traveling bag. Children below three years travel in a baby seat while those between 10 and 16 years can travel independently provided a legally recognized individual fills a consent form.

Zurich to Rome Bus: Services on Board

Rest assured that Flixbus is always set to make your journey smooth, memorable, and enjoyable. The bus company offers an excellent 4G internet connection at the comfort of your seat alongside drinks and snacks for the road. Toilet services, ample legroom, and electrical outlets for charging your phones or laptops are also at your disposal. This, by far, crowns Flixbus the go-to bus company when taking the long 423-mile journey to Rome from Zurich. Long journeys are made short trips with Flixbus!

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FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Rome, Italy?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Rome, Italy by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Rome from Zurich as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Rome, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Rome?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Rome?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Zurich from Rome.

How much are cheap buses from Zurich to Rome?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Zurich to Rome for the next 7 days starting from $72 (€58)  one way.
How much is a bus ticket to Rome from Zurich?
The Zurich to Rome bus ticket price is on average $90 (€72)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Zurich to Rome by bus?
The distance to Rome from Zurich by bus is approximately 423 miles (683 km).
How long is a bus from Zurich to Rome on average?
The bus time between Zurich and Rome is on average 13 h  for the 423 miles (683 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Rome from Zurich by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Zurich to Rome do I depart from? Which Rome bus station from Zurich do I arrive in?

When departing from Zurich, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station. When arriving in Rome, you can end your journey in bus stations like Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers book a bus from Zürich HB   to Rome, Tiburtina Station   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Zurich bus station to Rome? Where is the Rome bus station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Rome most often arrive at Rome, Tiburtina Station and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus companies offer a service between Zurich and Rome?
For the journey from Zurich to Rome you can take a bus with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Zurich to Rome on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first bus from Zurich to Rome? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the earliest bus from Zurich to Rome at 1: 20 PM   or take the last bus from Zurich to Rome leaving at 2: 55 PM. Look for the latest Zurich to Rome bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
When should I purchase the Zurich to Rome bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy the Zurich to Rome bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $90 (€72). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Zurich to Rome. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.