How to get from Zurich to Rome

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from Zurich to Rome

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

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bus

To get from Zurich to Rome on 30 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:20Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai13h10 04:30Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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£861One-way
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15:20Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai13h10 04:30Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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£861One-way
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11:33Zürich HB7h07 18:40Rome Termini
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£1731One-way
13:33Zürich HB7h01 20:34Rome Termini
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£1731One-way
09:33Zürich HB7h16 16:49Rome Termini
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£1731One-way

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Travel Information from Zurich to Rome

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £363 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Swiss or Trenitalia

Travel 423 miles (683 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Zurich and Rome. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Marino Autolinee, Swiss or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Zurich to Rome.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Rome from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Rome from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. 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 Zurich from Rome here.

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Rome: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Rome. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

A ferry journey is usually £91 less than a journey to Rome by coach, which costs on average £91 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £363 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £363 from Zurich to Rome.

A ferry is generally £129 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £129 from Zurich to Rome.

The quickest way to travel to Rome from Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 1 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Rome is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Zurich at Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Rome at Rome, Termini.
  • Flights mostly depart from Zurich Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Rome at Roma Termini.

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:

  • Marino Autolinee can take you to Rome by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Marino Autolinee from Zurich to Rome for £91.
  • Swiss can take you to Rome by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from Zurich to Rome for £363.
  • Travel with Trenitalia to go to Rome by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Trenitalia Zurich to Rome tickets on Omio for £129.

Yes, there are direct services available between Zurich and Rome with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with Swiss or tab.
  • You can find around direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Rome usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £91 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £363 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £129 one way.

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

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