Directions from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland

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

Recommended option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. FCO - MXP

$65 - $268

Cheapest option

Fly to Zurich  •  2 h 9 min

  1. FCO - ZRH

$56 - $302

7 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  2 h 2 min

  1. FCO - BSL

$61 - $310

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. FCO - LIN

$66 - $238

Train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fr / ...
  2. Ec

$95 - $177

Train via Zug(CH)  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fr
  2. 5

$131 - $242

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 45 min

$75 - $98

Bus  •  14 h 39 min

  1. 519

$64 - $105

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. 557.9 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Switzerland?

easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Basel every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Zürich via Roma Termini, Milano Centrale, Zuerich Hb, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Rome to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Switzerland is 642 km. The road distance is 893 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland is to bus and ferry which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland is to fly which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 50€ - 270€.

No, there is no direct train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Roma Termini, Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland, including transfers.