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from Zurich to Rome

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

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To get from Zurich to Rome on Jan 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:05AMZurich Airport1h25 12:30PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$1311One-way
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03:20PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai13h25 04:45AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$1131One-way
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08:40AMZurich Airport4h25 01:05PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$1621One-way
06:45AMZurich Airport4h50 11:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$2171One-way
06:30PMZurich Airport4h55 11:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$2171One-way

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Jan 24
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Jan 25
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Jan 26
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Jan 27
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Jan 28
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Jan 29
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Jan 30
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Jan 31
$76Trenitalia
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Feb 1
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Feb 2
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Feb 3
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Feb 4
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Feb 5
$78Trenitalia
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Feb 6
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Feb 7
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Feb 8
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Feb 9
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Feb 10
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Feb 11
$84Trenitalia
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Feb 12
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Travel Information to Rome from Zurich

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$72 - $101
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $72 (€60) • 7 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $79 (€66) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesITA, Marino Autolinee or Trenitalia

Travel 423 miles (683 km) by flight, bus or train between Zurich and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $72 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are ITA, Marino Autolinee or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Rome.

How to get from Zürich to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to Rome, 52,94% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Zürich to Rome and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Rome, Italy if I’m coming from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is international entry into Rome from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome, Italy from Zurich?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rome, Italy?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland 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 Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 1/20/22. 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 Zurich from Rome.

What are the ways to get from Zurich to Rome?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Rome is by taking a train with an average price of $72 (€60).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a train is usually $8 (€6) less than taking a flight to Rome, which costs on average $79 (€66) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $29 (€24) less than taking a bus to Rome, which costs on average $101 (€84) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Zurich to Rome?

The fastest way from Zurich to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 16 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Zurich to Rome?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Rome is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Rome?

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

  • Flights from Zurich to Rome most often leave from Zurich Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Buses from Zurich to Rome most often leave from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Rome, Termini (G).
  • Trains mostly depart from Zürich HB and arrive in Roma Termini.

Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Rome?

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

  • Travel with ITA to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Zurich to Rome tickets on Omio for $79 (€66).
  • Marino Autolinee can take you to Rome by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Marino Autolinee from Zurich to Rome for $101 (€84).
  • Travel with Trenitalia for trains to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Zurich to Rome tickets on Omio for $72 (€60).

Is it possible to travel directly to Rome from Zurich?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with ITA or Swiss.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Rome from Zurich ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Rome often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book tickets between Zurich and Rome online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $79 (€66) one way for this journey.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $101 (€84) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $72 (€60) one way on average.

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