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Duration 8h 41m
Distance 852.3 km
Average price €174
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zürich and Rome takes 8h 41m and the fastest train takes 6h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Zürich to Rome. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Zuerich Hb
  2. Chiasso
  3. Milano Centrale
  4. Rome
7h 19m
€93 - €230

Zürich to Rome train times

Trains run every four hours between Zürich and Rome. The earliest departure is at 07:33 in the morning, and the last departure from Zürich is at 20:33 which arrives into Rome at 10:40. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Rome. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Roma Termini via Chiasso and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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The distance between Zürich and Rome is 683 km. The road distance is 852.3 km.

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Zürich to Rome train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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Zürich to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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