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There are 8 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry 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 Geneva  •  1 h 58 min

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

$40 - $202

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Fly to Zurich  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH) FCO - ZRH

$56 - $301

Fly to Basel  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Basel (BSL) FCO - BSL

$61 - $310

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FCO - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$64 - $268

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station Rm-Mi / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$81 - $216

Bus and ferry  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Zurich

$75 - $100

Bus  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Zurich 519

$64 - $105

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Zürich 557.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland is to fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland is to fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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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 Station, Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Switzerland is 642 km. The road distance is 892.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs 70€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini Station.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland is to fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 30€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 8 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 14 h 39 min.

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

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 401 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

Alitalia, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Geneva every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Zürich via Roma Termini, Roma Termini Station, Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 32 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Rome to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Rome to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
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
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
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
$20 - $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

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 Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland is 893 km. It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Switzerland.

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Vueling Airlines, easyJet, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Geneva Airport.

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