There are 10 ways to get from Rome to Engelberg by train, bus and ferry, bus, 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 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 - $183

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Bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Luzern N524

$62 - $108

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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 - $215

Bus and ferry  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Luzern

$80 - $98

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

$99 - $378

Fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 37 min

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

$120 - $418

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 - $410

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 - $317

Fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 15 min

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

$142 - $388

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

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Engelberg is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 330€ and takes 7 h 27 min.

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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.

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The distance between Rome and Engelberg is 637 km. The road distance is 830.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Engelberg without a car is to train which takes 8 h 53 min and costs 85€ - 160€.

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

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Rome to Engelberg train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Engelberg is to train which takes 8 h 53 min and costs 85€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Rome to Engelberg train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Arth-Goldau station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Engelberg.
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  • Distance: 397.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

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. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Engelberg once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 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
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
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 57 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
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 27 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 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
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
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
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
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $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
$35 - $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 - $90
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
$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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Luzern
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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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