There are 8 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Rome 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.

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 2 min

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

$86 - $361

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Night bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 50 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

$68 - $84

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Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Rome (FCO) BSL - FCO

$114 - $411

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Arth-Goldau
  2. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rome (FCO) MXP - FCO

$123 - $376

Train via Zuerich Hb  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$108 - $207

Train  •  9 h 29 min

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

$97 - $188

Train, bus  •  15 h 9 min

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

$85 - $149

Drive  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Rome 566.3 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Rome. However, there are services departing from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse and arriving at Rome via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Rome. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Roma Termini via Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Rome is 636 km. The road distance is 906.1 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Rome without a car is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Canton of St. Gallen to Rome train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Canton of St. Gallen to Rome 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 Rome.
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  • Distance: 397.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Rome via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Basel to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
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
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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 Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
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
$65 - $80
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Rome is 906 km. It takes approximately 9 h to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Rome.

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Vueling Airlines, Alitalia, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Rome Airport.

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