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  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station Rm-Mi / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Visp Eurocity / ...

$94 - $188

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Bus  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Milan, Milan 518 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lampugnano Milan to Chatillon 218

$78 - $130

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Train via Brig  •  7 h 49 min

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

$113 - $194

Train, bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Genova Piazza Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Visp

$134 - $203

Drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Zermatt 501.5 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Rome to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  7 h 30 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

$131 - $401

Fly Rome 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 - $313

Fly Rome to Geneva, train  •  8 h 43 min

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

$127 - $371

Fly Rome 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 - $481

Bus to Pescara, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina station to Pescara - Airport
  2. Fly from Pescara (PSR) to Milan Linate (LIN) PSR - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$133 - $376

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

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The distance between Rome and Zermatt is 595 km. The road distance is 802.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs .

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

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Rome to Zermatt train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini Station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Zermatt is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 15 min.

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

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Rome to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Visp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Zermatt is 802 km. It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to drive from Rome to Zermatt.

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Neos, Blue Panorama Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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  • Distance: 372 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Rome to Zermatt via Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, and Visp in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Zermatt via Milan, Milan, Lampugnano Milan, Chatillon, Chatillon Autostazione, and Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa in around 16 h 15 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 Milan Linate via Alghero
Ave. Duration
3 h
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 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Pescara to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 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
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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
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
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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
$66
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 33 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
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Visp
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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