There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Italy by plane, train, 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

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$85 - $296

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Rome N524 / ...

$55 - $88

7 alternative options

Fly to Lugano, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale

$101 - $289

Fly to Florence  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR

$79 - $376

Fly to Rome  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rome (FCO) ZRH - FCO

$62 - $328

Fly to Naples  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Naples (NAP) ZRH - NAP

$69 - $391

Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$78 - $154

Bus and ferry  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Rome

$69 - $81

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rome 539.7 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Italy is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 65 - SFr 85 and takes 11 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Italy is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 300 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Italy is 618 km. The road distance is 863.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Zürich to Italy, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Italy. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at P.Le Tiburtino via Staz.Ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Italy?

Swiss flies from Zürich to Milan 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Rome via Milano Centrale, Roma Termini, and Termini in around 6 h 53 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 Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 Zurich to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 Zurich to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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
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
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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