There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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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 16 min

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

$91 - $395

Train  •  8 h 42 min

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

$90 - $192

Bus and ferry  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Rome

$70 - $131

Bus  •  15 h 6 min

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

$55 - $136

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

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

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 65 - SFr 130 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which costs SFr 40 - SFr 280 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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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 42 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Rome Airport (FCO) is 693 km. The road distance is 904.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) without a car is to train which takes 8 h 42 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 190.

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

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which takes 1 h 25 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 85 - SFr 190 and takes 8 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 140 and takes 15 h 6 min.

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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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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO).
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  • Distance: 433.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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 42 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)

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 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
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
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 - $85
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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 Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO) is 904 km. It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rome Airport (FCO).

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

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