There are 6 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy by train, plane, night bus, bus and ferry, 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

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$105 - $333

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Arth-Goldau 2-Y
  2. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$70 - $145

4 alternative options

Train, fly to Florence  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$99 - $414

Night bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Rome

$75 - $91

Train, bus  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Chur 78-Y
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Chur PostAutostation to Rome N77

$87 - $152

Drive  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Rome 568.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs SFr 70 - SFr 90 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 320 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy. However, there are services departing from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Zurich and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Roma Termini via Arth-Goldau and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Italy is 567 km. The road distance is 909.1 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy without a car is to train which takes 8 h 44 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Italy bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Italy train services, operated by Südostbahn, depart from St. Gallen station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Italy bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Rome station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Italy.
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  • Distance: 354.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Italy?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Rome via Arth-Goldau and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 44 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
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 Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Book at
eurolines.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 Chur, Chur PostAutostation to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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