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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 Dec 9 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:40AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h45 11:25AMZurich Airport
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$2471One-way
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10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina12h45 11:40AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$1131One-way
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11:10AMRome Termini7h17 06:27PMZürich HB
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$2051One-way
09:20AMRome Tiburtina7h07 04:27PMZürich HB
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$2051One-way
09:20AMRome Termini7h07 04:27PMZürich HB
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$2051One-way

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Wed
Dec 8
$156Trenitalia
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Thu
Dec 9
$156Trenitalia
$113Marino Autolinee
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Fri
Dec 10
$156Trenitalia
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$79ITA
Sat
Dec 11
$106Trenitalia
$125Marino Autolinee
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Sun
Dec 12
$159Frecciarossa
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$98ITA
Mon
Dec 13
$108Trenitalia
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$79ITA
Tue
Dec 14
$103Trenitalia
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Wed
Dec 15
$84Trenitalia
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Thu
Dec 16
$87Trenitalia
$112Marino Autolinee
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Fri
Dec 17
$91Trenitalia
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Sat
Dec 18
$84Trenitalia
$121Marino Autolinee
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Sun
Dec 19
$98Trenitalia
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Dec 20
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$121Marino Autolinee
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Tue
Dec 21
$96Trenitalia
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Wed
Dec 22
$98Trenitalia
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Thu
Dec 23
$110Trenitalia
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$139Swiss
Fri
Dec 24
$75Trenitalia
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Sat
Dec 25
$75Trenitalia
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Dec 26
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Mon
Dec 27
$84Trenitalia
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Dec 28
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Travel Information to Zurich from Rome

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$102 - $189
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $102 (€85) • 12 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $189 (€158) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Swiss or Frecciarossa

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 423 miles (683 km) between Rome and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $102 (€85). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Marino Autolinee, Swiss or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Zurich.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Rome, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Can travelers from Italy enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Rome?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/29/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Rome to Zurich.

Are there restrictions on reentering Italy from Zurich, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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 3 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 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 12/8/21. 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.

What are the ways to get from Rome to Zurich?

There are 3 ways to travel to Zurich from Rome including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Rome to Zurich?

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Rome is by taking a bus, which costs on average $102 (€85).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

Taking a bus is about $87 (€73) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $189 (€158) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $57 (€48) less than taking a train to Zurich, which costs on average $159 (€133) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Rome to Zurich?

The fastest way from Rome to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Zurich by train can take on average 7 h 2 min.

What is the distance from Rome to Zurich?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Rome to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Rome to Zurich is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Zurich from Rome as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Rome to Zurich?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Rome, Termini (G) to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Zürich HB.
Who can get me 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 Marino Autolinee to go to Zurich by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Marino Autolinee Rome to Zurich tickets on Omio for $102 (€85).
  • Travel with Swiss to go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Rome to Zurich tickets on Omio for $189 (€158).
  • Frecciarossa can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Frecciarossa from Rome to Zurich for $159 (€133) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Zurich from Rome?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Zurich with with 10 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Zurich?
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 book tickets between Rome and Zurich online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Rome to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $102 (€85) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $189 (€158) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $159 (€133) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.