There are 5 ways to get from Rome to Geneva by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 11 min

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

$57 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Geneva N1729

$55 - $95

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 55 min

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

$75 - $205

Train, bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the bus from Torino to Geneva

$113 - $163

Drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Geneva 558.7 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Geneva is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Geneva is to fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome and arriving at Geneva. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Geneve via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rome and Geneva is 697 km. The road distance is 893.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 60€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Rome to Geneva, including transfers.

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Rome to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 435.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

Ethiopian Airlines, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Rome to Geneva every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Geneva via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
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
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $110
First
$80 - $170
Bus operators
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 Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Torino to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines IT

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