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There are 10 ways to get from Interlaken to Rome by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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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Train  •  7h 49m

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

94€ - 250€

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Train, bus  •  15h 31m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 1524

70€ - 90€

8 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal 64
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Rome

Drive  •  8h 48m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Rome 881 km

110€ - 170€

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6h 50m

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

99€ - 314€

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rome (FCO) ZRH - FCO

124€ - 409€

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Rome (FCO) LIN - FCO

115€ - 430€

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rome (FCO) GVA - FCO

124€ - 439€

Train to Basel, fly  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Rome (FCO) BSL - FCO

99€ - 396€

Train, train to Turin, fly  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Rho-Fiera Milano
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Rome (FCO) TRN - FCO

137€ - 420€

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Rome is to train and bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 100 and takes 15h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Rome is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 430 and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Rome. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Roma Termini via Spiez and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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The distance between Interlaken and Rome is 647 km. The road distance is 881 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Rome without a car is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 7h 49m to get from Interlaken to Rome, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Rome is 881 km. It takes approximately 8h 48m to drive from Interlaken to Rome.

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  • Distance: 647.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 49m

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Rome via Spiez and Milano Centrale in around 7h 49m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 500€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 320€
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Flights from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
City Airways Company
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 220€
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 Spiez to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 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
65€ - 90€
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken West to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
16€ - 19€
Bus operators
STI Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 225 13 13
Email
https://www.stibus.ch/kundenservice/Kontakt.php#wEmpty
Website
stibus.ch
Bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
STI Bus AG
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
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eurolines.ch
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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