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The cheapest trains from Rome to Zurich

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Cheapest

$149

Average

$240

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Rome to Zurich will cost around $ 240 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 149.

Cheapest
11:27PMRome Tiburtina13h00 12:27PMZürich HB
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$1491One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:35PMRome Termini13h52 12:27PMZürich HB
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$1611One-way
04:20PMRome Termini7h07 11:27PMZürich HB
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$4101One-way

Timetable Rome to Zurich

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04:20PMRome Termini7h07 11:27PMZürich HB
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10:35PMRome Termini13h52 12:27PMZürich HB
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11:27PMRome Tiburtina13h00 12:27PMZürich HB
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The fastest trains from Rome to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Aug 1

Fastest Journey

7 h 7 m

Average

11 h 19 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

683 km

It's difficult to get from Rome to Zurich without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:20PMRome Termini7h07 11:27PMZürich HB
1 changes
$4101One-way
2nd Fastest
11:27PMRome Tiburtina13h00 12:27PMZürich HB
2 changes
$1491One-way
10:35PMRome Termini13h52 12:27PMZürich HB
2 changes
$1611One-way

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Train Information to Zurich from Rome

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$171 (€136)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Rome to Zurich cover the 423 miles (683 km) long route with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $171 (€136)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $166 (€132). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Zürich HB.

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Frecciarossa and Trenitalia between Rome and Zurich

Buy your official Frecciarossa and Trenitalia train tickets between Rome and Zurich from $166 (€132) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 423 miles (683 km) long journey between Rome and Zurich, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $166 (€132) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train from Rome to Zurich in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Rome to Zurich route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.

Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Rome to Zurich:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Rome to Zurich

Rome is the capital of Italy. It has a rich history and is one of the largest cities in the entire world. Rome has a population of 2.87 million people and is considered a cultural hub of Italy. Zurich is the capital of Switzerland, one of its biggest cities, and has a population of 402,000 people. There are only about 3 trains per day between Rome and Zurich as many people prefer to fly this length. This means there are only about 20 trains per week. You will not find a train every 1h so you will have to warp your timeline to fit the trains that are available to you. You will not be able to choose a direct train as there is not one available, so your only options are between a train with one transfer or a train with two transfers. The distance between Rome and Zurich is 530 miles (853 km).

Rome to Zurich Train Time: Daily Departures

There are not many trains to choose from between these two cities, being an international train journey as well as most people preferring air travel over train travel. On some days, you will have that there is only one option, but on others, you can find up to 4 options. Depending on the day, the train can be offered in the morning, in the afternoon, or at night.

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

The length of journey for this train will depend on how many transfers you have, how many stops the train is having, as well as extraneous circumstances like the weather. There are only a few options available when it comes to trains from Rome to Zurich, and the average time it will take is about 10h 15min.

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

Departure train station: Rome is one of the largest cities in the world, and not surprisingly, also has one of the largest railway stations in the world. The Rome railway station is called Rome Termini or Stazione Termini. It gets its name from the ancient Baths of Diocletian which is across the street from the entrance. The reach Stazione Termini, you can take Public Bus 105, 490, 590, 64, 90, and 910. There is also Train FL4, FL5, and RV that you have the option of taking, as well. Stazione Termini is a very large railway station and has many amenities that you can use. Of those amenities, they will have public restrooms, free Wi-Fi and food stalls to purchase refreshments.

Arrival train stations: Zurich is the capital and the largest city in Switzerland. It has one of the largest railway stations in Italy as Zurich is in the center of many of the nations in Europe. The station is called Zurich Hauptbahnhof or Zurich HB, for short. It offers the same amenities as other large railway station, which are public restrooms, Wi-Fi and refreshments.

Which train companies travel from Rome to Zurich?

To travel from Rto Zurich, you must use Trenitalia. It is one of the largest travel companies in Europe and especially Italy. It started in the early 2000s as a highspeed rail company and has since grown to encompass all of the demand in Italy’s ground travel industry. The company you choose for this journey will determine which train you decide to take, the number of transfers you will have and the number of stops you will have, as well. It will also determine the price, which is important.

Trenitalia trains from Rome to Zurich

With Trenitalia, you will be offered the very best. They meet the demands of their passengers and they offer similar amenities as all of their competitors. When traveling from R to Zurich, you will notice that most of the trains offered are offered by Trenitalia. This is the case and this is why you will need to stop at least once for a transfer. You can transfer at Milano Rogoredo, Pisa Centrale, or Milano Centrale. The average time for this journey is 10h 15min and will vary based on the train that you choose to take.

 

Trains Rome to Zurich: Services on Board

All the trains from Rome to Zurich will offer top-of-the-line services onboard their train. Some of these services are a recliner chair that turns into a sleeper on overnight journeys. You will also have an outlet in your chair so that you may charge your electronics. Furthermore, you will be offered Wi-Fi onboard this train where you can browse the web or chat with your friends. As for luggage, you can take two pieces of large luggage as well as one carry-on. This means that you will not have access to your large luggage while onboard the train and it would be prudent to keep the necessary belongings that you would always need on the train with you. You may be able to bring a small companion on board, about the size of a small dog or cat, but it must be kept in its pet carrier at all times. If you have a disability, then the company will be happy to accommodate, as well. Please let the train company know beforehand that you plan to book a train and they will send an employee to assist you with your every need.

How to find cheap train tickets from Rome to Zurich?

The best way to find cheap tickets from Rome to Zurich is to book your ticket early. The earlier you book it, the less demand that exists for the train, so you will be able to beat the crowd and get it. There are also two types of tickets which are Economy and Base. Economy is cheaper than Base but does not give you the option to have a refund. Base does this, so it is important to know that you definitely will not need a refund, then you can save money with the Economy type. Another way to save is not to book a high-class seat. There are type class options which are Standard and Premium. The difference between the two is negligible since you will be offered the basic necessities in both of these classes. If you would like to forego Premium and go with Standard then you may save some capital there. Finally, trains that have transfers are usually more economical than those that are direct, so this is another way that you may be able to save some money.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I'm coming from Rome, Italy by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Rome and Zurich before traveling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Rome, Italy from Zurich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Rome from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/31/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rome from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train from Rome to Zurich cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Rome to Zurich for as low as $166 (€132)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Rome and Zurich?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rome to Zurich train to cost on average $171 (€136)  one way.
What is the distance from Rome to Zurich by train?
The train distance from Rome to Zurich is around 423 miles (683 km).
Which train station from Rome to Zurich do I depart from? Which Zurich train station from Rome do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Roma Termini   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Rome? Where is the train station in Zurich?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Roma Termini, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Rome to Zurich?
If you're looking for trains from Rome to Zurich, you can rely on Frecciarossa or Trenitalia to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Rome to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Rome to Zurich to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Rome to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $171 (€136) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Rome to Zurich a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Zurich
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Roma Tiburtina
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