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There are 9 ways to get from Zwickau to Rome by train, plane, bus, night train 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 Leipzig, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Rome (FCO) LEJ - FCO

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Bus  •  25h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Praha, ÚAN Florenc 321 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Roma Tiburtina TiBus RegioJet 31

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Train to Dresden, fly  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Rome (FCO) DRS - FCO

Train, train to Prague, fly  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rome (FCO) PRG - FCO

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg, fly  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Rome (FCO) BER - FCO

Train  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf S5x / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Basel SBB 20
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Station 85
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini

Bus via Nuremberg  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Nuremberg central bus station 321 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg central bus station to Roma Tiburtina TiBus N1385

Train, night train  •  19h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf Re3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to München Hbf Re2 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

Drive  •  11h 31m

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Rome 1271 km

Zwickau to Rome by train

6 Weekly Trains
17h 3m Average Duration
€266 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Rome is to bus which costs €90 - €140 and takes 25h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Zwickau to Rome is to train and fly which takes 8h 13m and costs €120 - €440.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Rome. However, there are services departing from Zwickau central train station and arriving at Roma Tiburtina TiBus via Nuremberg central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Rome. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Roma Termini via Leipzig Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 3m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Rome is 1206 km. The road distance is 1271 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Rome without a car is to train which takes 17h 3m and costs €260 - €450.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Zwickau to Rome, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau central train station.

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Zwickau to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Rome is to train which takes 17h 3m and costs €260 - €450. Alternatively, you can bus via Nuremberg, which costs €95 - €140 and takes 17h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1205.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Rome via Leipzig Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale Station in around 17h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Rome via Nuremberg central bus station in around 17h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Leipzig to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Prague to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leipzig to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€95 - €490
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Ulendo Airlink
Website
flyulendo.com
Flights from Leipzig to Rome via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €380
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €460
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Leipzig to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €1300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Hof Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Schedules at
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Schedules at
transdev.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€38 - €43
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €95
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€70 - €95
Smart Flex
€75 - €95
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Trenitalia

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
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€120 - €135
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg central bus station to Roma Tiburtina TiBus
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Roma Tiburtina TiBus
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
https://regiojet.com/

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Zwickau to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Roma Tiburtina TiBus station.

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Zwickau to Rome train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Rome is 1271 km. It takes approximately 11h 31m to drive from Zwickau to Rome.

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