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There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Saint-Imier by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Station
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bern

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Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne

Train via Locarno

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
  3. Take the train from Locarno to Olten
  4. Take the train from Olten to Biel/Bienne

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zurich Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Biel/Bienne

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome to Saint-Imier

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne

Fly to Geneva, train

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

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

Fly to Milan Linate, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern

Rome to Saint-Imier by train

The train journey time between Rome and Saint-Imier is around 8h 51m and covers a distance of around 890 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 46m. Operated by ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia EuroCity and others, the Rome to Saint-Imier train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in St-Imier. Typically 32 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

32 Weekly Trains
8h 51m Average Duration
SFr 132 Cheapest Price
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Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Imier is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint-Imier is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, returning to Italy from Switzerland is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The most affordable way to get from Rome to Saint-Imier is to bus and train, which costs €90 - €150 and takes 14h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Saint-Imier is to fly and train which costs €140 - €460 and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Saint-Imier. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at St-Imier via Milano Centrale, Bern and Biel/Bienne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 51m.

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The distance between Rome and Saint-Imier is 728 km. The road distance is 943.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Saint-Imier without a car is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs €130 - €320.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Rome to Saint-Imier, including transfers.

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Rome to Saint-Imier train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Roma Termini station.

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

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Rome to Saint-Imier train services, operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Saint-Imier is 944 km. It takes approximately 9h 18m to drive from Rome to Saint-Imier.

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  • Distance: 728.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 51m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Saint-Imier, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Rome to Saint-Imier via Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, Bern, and Biel/Bienne in around 8h 51m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 480
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 340
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 210
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 200
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Alghero
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 200
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
Flights from Rome to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 750
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 750
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 500
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 460
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 420
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 270
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 340
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 210
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 190
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 140
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Smart Low Cost
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Smart Flex
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Smart Low Cost
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Smart Flex
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Base Standard
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Base Premium
SFr 80 - SFr 120
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 Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Train from Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 70
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 95
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 28 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Locarno to Olten
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 25
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Wizz Air, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Rome Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Saint-Imier. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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