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

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Fly Geneva to Rome  •  4h 22m

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

56€ - 291€

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Bus, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Torino
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini 9951 / ...

55€ - 146€

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Rome  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rome (FCO) MXP - FCO

130€ - 370€

Train to Lyon, fly to Rome  •  6h 43m

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

126€ - 359€

Fly Geneva to Naples, train  •  5h 48m

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

78€ - 506€

Train  •  7h 27m

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

132€ - 300€

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Rome 903.5 km

120€ - 180€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rome is to bus and train which costs SFr 60 - SFr 160 and takes 10h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rome is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 320 and takes 4h 22m.

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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 27m.

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The distance between Geneva and Rome is 697 km. The road distance is 903.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rome without a car is to train which takes 7h 27m and costs SFr 140 - SFr 330.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m 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 22m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 330 and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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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 22m

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

Alitalia, easyJet 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 27m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Lyon to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
370€ - 700€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Geneva to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
150€ - 280€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
23€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
620€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Train operators
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 Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 10m
Frequency
Hourly
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 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 39m
Frequency
Hourly
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
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Bus operators
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
20€ - 40€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Rome is 903 km. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from Geneva to Rome.

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Kenya Airways, easyJet, Swiss and Alitalia 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 18.

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