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

20:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h30 21:50Zurich Airport
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£1431One-way
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23:27Rome Tiburtina13h00 12:27Zürich HB
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£1191One-way
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14:55Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h40 16:35Zurich Airport
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£1431One-way
15:20Rome Termini7h07 22:27Zürich HB
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£1531One-way
16:25Rome Termini7h02 23:27Zürich HB
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£1531One-way

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Thu
23 Sep
£119Trenitalia
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Fri
24 Sep
£119Trenitalia
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£143Swiss
Sat
25 Sep
£121Trenitalia
£91Marino Autolinee
£143Swiss
Sun
26 Sep
£119Trenitalia
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£139Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
27 Sep
£119Trenitalia
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£139Alitalia Cityliner
Tue
28 Sep
£83Trenitalia
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£139Eurowings
Wed
29 Sep
£83Trenitalia
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£114Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
30 Sep
£83Trenitalia
£76Marino Autolinee
£92Swiss
Fri
1 Oct
£75Trenitalia
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£61Brussels Airlines
Sat
2 Oct
£73Trenitalia
£91Marino Autolinee
£66Alitalia Cityliner
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3 Oct
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£104Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
4 Oct
£73Trenitalia
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£67Austrian Airlines
Tue
5 Oct
£61Trenitalia
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£55Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
6 Oct
£60Trenitalia
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£55Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
7 Oct
£61Trenitalia
£76Marino Autolinee
£39Alitalia
Fri
8 Oct
£71Trenitalia
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£38Swiss
Sat
9 Oct
£71Trenitalia
£89Marino Autolinee
£46Alitalia
Sun
10 Oct
£74Trenitalia
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£57Lufthansa
Mon
11 Oct
£67Trenitalia
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£38Swiss
Tue
12 Oct
£60Trenitalia
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13 Oct
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Travel Information to Zurich from Rome

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£76 - £141
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £76 • 12 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £141 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Swiss or Frecciarossa

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 423 miles (683 km) to Zurich from Rome. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £76. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Marino Autolinee, Swiss or Frecciarossa among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Rome to Zurich.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Zurich from Rome?

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 travelling from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers 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 20/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zurich from Rome.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Rome, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rome, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rome from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rome from Zurich here.

What are my Rome to Zurich travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Rome and Zurich. You can take a coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Rome to Zurich is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £76 compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A coach journey is usually £65 less than a journey to Zurich by plane, which costs on average £141 for the same trip.

A coach is £43 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Rome to Zurich costing on average £119.

What is the fastest way to Zurich from Rome?

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

Other travel options to Zurich from Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 12 h 30 min.

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

How far is it from Rome to Zurich?

Zurich is approximately 423 miles (683 km) away from Rome.

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Zurich is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

When going from Rome to Zurich, where do I depart from Rome and where do I arrive in Zurich?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Rome, Tiburtina Station to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel operators can get me from Rome to Zurich?

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

  • You can go to Zurich from Rome by coach with Marino Autolinee. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £76 with Marino Autolinee from Rome to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Rome and Zurich with Swiss, and you can find Swiss Rome to Zurich tickets for £141 on Omio.
  • You can go to Zurich from Rome by train with Frecciarossa. You'll see cheap train tickets for £119 with Frecciarossa from Rome to Zurich on Omio.
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 operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with Swiss.
  • You can take a direct train with with 10 direct trains per day.

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

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 holiday 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 early should I book Rome to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £76 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £141 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £119 one way for this journey.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Zurich
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Refreshments
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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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