How to travel from Zurich to Rome

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Travel Information between Zurich and Rome

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$115 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€37) • 13 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $115 (€99) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Alitalia or Frecciarossa

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 423 miles (683 km) between Zurich and Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Marino Autolinee, Alitalia or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Zurich to Rome.

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from Zurich to Rome

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Zurich to Rome is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:50AM21h00
Zurich
08:50AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$731One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:50AM21h00
Zurich
08:50AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$731One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Swiss
12:45PM1h30
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
02:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$5181One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Trenitalia
08:33AM12h27
Zürich Hbf
09:00PMRome Termini
$1671One-way
1 transfer
Trenitalia
10:33AM13h09
Zürich Hbf
11:42PMRome Ostiense
$1741One-way
2 transfers
Trenitalia
04:33PM14h02
Zürich Hbf
06:35AMRome Termini
$1741One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
05:20PM25h15
Zurich
06:35PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1001One-way
2 transfers
Marino Autolinee
02:40PM13h40
Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
04:20AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1261One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
11:50AM19h00
Zurich
06:50AMRome
$1261One-way
1 transfer
Vueling
10:05PM13h30
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
11:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$2071One-way
1 transfer
Eurowings
09:05AM4h35
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
01:40PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$3121One-way
1 transfer
Air France
02:35PM7h40
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
10:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$3341One-way
1 transfer

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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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Travel on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Eurowings travel between Zurich and Rome at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Step on board a Frecciarossa travel and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed travel make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These travel reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 423 miles (683 km) from Zurich to Rome quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed travel. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

We show you the latest Frecciarossa travel schedule for the Zurich to Rome route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this route, such as departure and arrival travel stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap travel to Rome from Zurich with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel between Zurich and Rome.

        FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Rome

        FAQs: Travel to Rome 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 Zurich to Rome.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options between Zurich and Rome. You can take a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Rome from Zurich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€37).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Zurich to Rome:

        A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Zurich to Rome.

        Taking a bus costs $72 (€62) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $115 (€99) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $84 (€73) less than taking a train, which costs on average $127 (€110) for the same trip.

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

        Other travel options to Rome take longer:

        Bus takes 13 h 40 min on average.

        Getting to Rome by train takes 8 h 1 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Zurich to Rome is:

        • 1 bus a day.

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

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

        • Most travelers board their plane from Zurich Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
        • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Zurich to Rome depart from Zürich Hbf to Rome Termini.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Rome:

        • You can go to Rome from Zurich by bus with Marino Autolinee, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $43 (€37) with FlixBus from Zurich to Rome on Omio.
        • You can travel from Zurich to Rome by flight with Alitalia, SWISS, LAER, Alitalia (2), Air Baltic, Air Serbia, Edelweiss Air, Air France, Eurowings, Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa, easyJet, KLM, TUIfly, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, TAP Portugal, Smartwings, Brussels Airlines, SAS, Turkish Airlines or Croatia Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $115 (€99) with Vueling Airlines from Zurich to Rome.
        • You can go to Rome from Zurich by train with Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Intercity, Italo or Regionale. You'll see cheap train tickets for $127 (€110) with Trenitalia from Zurich to Rome on Omio.

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

        • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Rome with FlixBus.

        Direct services to Rome 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.

        Your trip from Zurich to Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris. If you’d like to add Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris to your Zurich to Rome tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!
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