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from Rome to Zurich

You can get from Rome to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Rome to Zurich on Jul 31 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina12h30 11:25AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$1271One-way
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10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina12h30 11:25AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$1271One-way
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09:20AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport23h20 08:40AMZurich Airport
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$4521One-way
02:00PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport3h45 05:45PMZurich Airport
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$7281One-way
12:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport7h05 07:20PMZurich Airport
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$7201One-way

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$127Marino Autolinee
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$95Flixbus
$231Alitalia Cityliner
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$145Swiss
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$116Swiss
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$117Marino Autolinee
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$116Swiss
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Aug 7
$167Trenitalia
$112Marino Autolinee
$197Alitalia Cityliner
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Aug 8
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$180Swiss
Mon
Aug 9
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Aug 10
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$95Flixbus
$161Alitalia Cityliner
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Aug 11
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$107Flixbus
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Aug 12
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$117Marino Autolinee
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Travel Information between Rome and Zurich

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$60 - $96
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $60 (€48) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $96 (€77) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlitalia Cityliner or Flixbus

Travel 423 miles (683 km) by flight or bus between Rome and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€48). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alitalia Cityliner or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Rome to Zurich.

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Travel to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Zurich.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I’m coming from Rome, Italy?

International travel from Rome, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if traveling 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 measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/29/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Zurich from Rome.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Rome, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel to Rome, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Rome, Italy was last verified on 7/29/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rome from Zurich.

How do I travel from Rome to Zurich?

You can travel to Zurich from Rome 2 different ways: flight or bus.

How many miles from Rome to Zurich would I travel?

The distance from Rome to Zurich is approximately 423 miles (683 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Rome and in Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Rome to Zurich:

  • Flights mostly leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and tend to arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Buses from Rome to Zurich most often leave from Rome, Tiburtina Station and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rome to Zurich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Alitalia Cityliner to go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alitalia Cityliner Rome to Zurich tickets on Omio for $96 (€77).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Rome to Zurich tickets on Omio for $60 (€48).
Is there a way to travel directly from Rome to Zurich?

Yes, there are direct services available from Rome to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can purchase a direct flight with Alitalia Cityliner.
  • You can purchase a direct bus with Flixbus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zurich as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Rome and Zurich.

Where should I go next after I travel to Zurich from Rome?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Zurich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Rome to Zurich online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Rome to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $96 (€77) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket costs $60 (€48) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Rome to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Rome and Zurich?

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Zurich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $60 (€48) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A bus is $36 (€29) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rome to Zurich costing on average $96 (€77).

What is the quickest way from Rome to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 11 h 50 min   on average.

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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