There are 10 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.

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Train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale 9914, 9916 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Visp 1-Y

SFr 113 - SFr 196

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Bus via Genoa  •  16h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Genoa, Genoa N1501 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa Marittima to Visp Train Station Savona-Genua-Neuchatel

SFr 80 - SFr 131

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Train via Brig  •  8h 3m

  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

SFr 110 - SFr 295

Bus  •  17h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Turin, Torino 1590 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Chatillon N1591

SFr 81 - SFr 117

Drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Drive from Rome to Zermatt 831.7 km

SFr 120 - SFr 180

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FCO - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

SFr 117 - SFr 443

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 26m

  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

SFr 113 - SFr 399

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 30m

  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

SFr 123 - SFr 393

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8h 43m

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

SFr 129 - SFr 524

Fly to Turin, train  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Turin (TRN) FCO - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

SFr 106 - SFr 421

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Zermatt is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 17h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 410€ and takes 7h 26m.

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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 7h 34m.

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The distance between Rome and Zermatt is 595 km. The road distance is 831.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 7h 34m and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Rome to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Rome to Zermatt train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Zermatt is to train which takes 7h 34m and costs 100€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 17h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rome to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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  • Distance: 595.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 34m

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 7h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Zermatt via Turin, Torino, Chatillon Autostazione, and Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa in around 17h 22m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 1000
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 240
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 550
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 550
Flights from Rome to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 310
Flights from Rome to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 320
Flights from Rome to Turin via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 230
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 550
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 350
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 350
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 470
Train operators
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 Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Base Standard
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Base Premium
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 15 - SFr 21
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 40 - SFr 60
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Train from Gallarate to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 55
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 26 - SFr 31
1st Class Ticket
SFr 45 - SFr 55
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Trenitalia

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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 22
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
SFr 9 - SFr 11
Base 2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 23
Base 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 33
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Chatillon
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Baltour
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Genoa Marittima to Visp Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
ExpressBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Zermatt is 832 km. It takes approximately 8h 41m to drive from Rome to Zermatt.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Neos, Meridiana and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 1749+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at SFr 100 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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