There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Zermatt by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 35 min

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

$95 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Florence, Florence 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan 518 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lampugnano Milan to Chatillon 216 / ...

$76 - $135

7 alternative options

Train via Rho Fiera Milano  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Rho Fiera Milano Fr
  2. Take the train from Rho Fiera Milano to Visp Ec

$107 - $168

Train via Brig  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$114 - $195

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Zermatt 501.9 miles

$120 - $180

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FCO - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$130 - $394

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$122 - $314

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 37 min

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

$127 - $372

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 54 min

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

$147 - $482

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Zermatt is to bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 16 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Zermatt is to train which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Rome and Zermatt is 595 km. The road distance is 803 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Rome to Zermatt, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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

You can take a train from Rome to Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Visp in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Zermatt via Florence, Florence, Milan, Milan, Lampugnano Milan, Chatillon, Chatillon Autostazione, and Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa in around 16 h 24 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 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
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
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
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
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
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
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
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 Rho Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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
$40 - $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 Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $50
First
$55 - $75
Train from Rho Fiera Milano to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$67
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
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 Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chatillon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Savda
Phone
+39 0165 36 70 11
Email
savda@savda.it
Website
savda.it
Bus from Lampugnano Milan to Chatillon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
savda.it
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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