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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Rome by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Geneva  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rome (FCO) GVA - FCO

$56 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N1729

$50 - $85

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO

$90 - $353

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rome (FCO) MXP - FCO

$153 - $425

Train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$125 - $232

Bus, train  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Torino
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini

$77 - $116

Drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Rome 564.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rome is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rome is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 240 and takes 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Rome. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Geneva and Rome is 697 km. The road distance is 903.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rome without a car is to train which takes 7h 30m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 240.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Geneva to Rome, including transfers.

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Geneva to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Rome train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 30m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 240 and takes 7h 30m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 10h.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Rome.
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  • Distance: 435.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Rome, Italy?

easyJet, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Geneva to Rome every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 7h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Iran Air
Website
iranair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Torino
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Geneva to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Rome is 904 km. It takes approximately 8h 46m to drive from Geneva to Rome.

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Swiss, Lufthansa, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Geneva Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Rome bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 12050+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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