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

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Annemasse to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

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Fly to Naples, train

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Train

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

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Courmayeur
  2. Take the bus from Courmayeur - Piazzale Monte Bianco to Torino - Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino - Porta Susa to Roma Termini

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Genève to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini

Drive

  1. Drive from Geneva to Rome

Geneva to Rome by train

27 Weekly Trains
7h 28m Average Duration
€144 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rome is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 70 and takes 14h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rome is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 260 and takes 4h 28m.

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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 28m.

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It is 697 km from Geneva to Rome. It is approximately 898.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rome without a car is to train which takes 7h 28m and costs SFr 140 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Geneva to Rome, including transfers.

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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 28m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 320 and takes 7h 28m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 70 and takes 14h 28m.

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Rome.
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  • Distance: 697.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

Alitalia, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Geneva to Rome 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 7h 28m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €340
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €90
Train from Torino - Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €55
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €55
Smart Flex
€75 - €110
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Trenitalia

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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Genève to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annemasse to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Rome is 898 km. It takes approximately 8h 39m to drive from Geneva to Rome.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 40.

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