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Recommended option

Train via Arth-Goldau  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Ec

$103 - $181

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rome to Luzern N524

$62 - $102

8 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Luzern Eurocity / ...

$115 - $214

Bus and ferry  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Luzern

$78 - $95

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Engelberg 519.3 miles

$120 - $180

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH) FCO - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$98 - $377

Fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 40 min

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

$115 - $417

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8 h 36 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
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau

$140 - $403

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 10 min

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

$123 - $315

Fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Geneva (GVA) FCO - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern

$142 - $387

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Rome to Engelberg via Milano Centrale, Arth-Goldau, and Luzern in around 8 h 53 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
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
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
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
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
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Rome to Luzern
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rome to Luzern
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rome and Engelberg is 637 km. The road distance is 831 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Engelberg is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Rome to Engelberg is to fly and train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 330€.

No, there is no direct train from Rome to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Engelberg via Milano Centrale, Arth-Goldau and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Rome to Engelberg, including transfers.