There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) 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 from Zurich  •  1 h 25 min

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

$45 - $290

5 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 17 min

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

$91 - $394

Train  •  8 h 39 min

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

$90 - $191

Bus and ferry  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Rome

$75 - $109

Bus  •  14 h 34 min

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

$65 - $126

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) 565.1 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Rome Airport (FCO), Italy?

Alitalia, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale, and Roma Termini in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $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 Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
4 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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Rome Airport (FCO) is 693 km. The road distance is 904 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 75 - SFr 110 and takes 13 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which takes 1 h 25 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 290.

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Fiumicino Aeroporto via Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rome (FCO), including transfers and time at the airport.