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Rome to Zurich by train

The journey from Rome to Zurich by train is 425.02 mi and takes 11 hr 12 min. There are 650 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:06 AM and the last at 11:56 PM. It is possible to travel from Rome to Zurich by train for as little as $24.32 or as much as $333.63. The best price for this journey is $24.32.

Lowest Price$24.32
Journey Duration11 hr 12 min
Connection per Day650
Lowest Price$24.32
Highest Price$333.63
First Departure12:06 AM
Last Departure11:56 PM
Distance425.02 mi
DepartureRome
ArrivalZurich
CarriersEuroNight, TRNMore

Rome to Zurich Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Rome to Zurich?

The prices for train tickets from Rome to Zurich vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Rome to Zurich will cost $24.32. The average train ticket price is approximately $124.79. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a train ticket from Rome to Zurich will cost you $124.79. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Rome to Zurich by train?

The average journey time is 11 hr 12 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 425.02 mi from Rome to Zurich. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Rome to Zurich to take longer than 11 hr 12 min. The journey from Rome to Zurich covers a distance of 425.02 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 11 hr 12 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 7 hr 2 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Rome to Zurich faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations can I use to travel from Rome to Zurich?

You will be able to leave Rome by using stations such as Rome - Ostiense,Roma - Tuscolana,Rome Monte Mario,Rome Nomentana,Rome Termini,Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO),Rome Balduina,ROMA - TIBURTINA,Roma-San Pietro,Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA),Rome Trastevere. These connect you to stations including Zürich Enge, Bahnhof,Zürich HB SZU,Zurich Oerlikon,Zurich Altstetten,Zürich Stadelhofen, Bahnhof in Zurich. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Rome or in Zurich, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Rome to Zurich?

On average, there are 650 daily departures from Rome to Zurich. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Rome which travel directly to Zurich. There are 650 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Rome to Zurich. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Rome to Zurich
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Rome to Zurich.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Rome to Zurich, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Rome to Zurich.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $20.87 to $105.60 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 80% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Rome to Zurich

The cheapest Rome - Zurich train tickets can be found for as low as $28.64 if you’re lucky, or $56.02 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $103.84.

Find the best day to travel to Zurich by train

When travelling to Zurich by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

EuroNight is a type of international overnight train service that operates in Europe. It is operated by various national railway companies and offers comfortable sleeping accommodations, dining cars, and other amenities for passengers traveling long distances. EuroNight trains typically run between major cities in different countries, such as Paris and Berlin or Vienna and Budapest. They are often a popular choice for travelers who want to save time and money by combining transportation and accommodation costs. However, in recent years, many EuroNight routes have been discontinued or replaced by high-speed trains, as the demand for overnight travel has decreased.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

The ÖBB Nightjet, operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), offers overnight train travel between major European cities, providing a convenient and comfortable way to journey through the night. The Nightjet trains are equipped with sleeping cabins, couchettes, and seats, offering passengers a comfortable and convenient way to travel long distances while they sleep. The service runs throughout Austria and extends to neighboring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and the Czech Republic.

Railjet Xpress is a high-speed train service operated by Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) that connects major cities in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and Hungary. Railjet Xpress trains have a maximum speed of 230 km/h and offer first and second-class seating options. Starting from December 2018, faster Railjet trains running between Salzburg and Vienna were designated as Railjet Express (RJX). These trains only make stops in Linz and Sankt Pölten, distinguishing them from those that include additional stops in Vöcklabruck, Attnang-Puchheim, Wels, Sankt Valentin, Amstetten, and Tullnerfeld.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Rome to Zurich

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa, Nightjet and DB - Intercity when traveling from Rome to Zurich.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Seated carriage

These tickets are ideal for shorter journeys during the day, featuring comfortable seats in air-conditioned carriages.
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Sleeper cabin

These are the most comfortable Nightjet tickets, featuring single, double, or triple compartments with beds, blankets, and pillows for a good night's sleep.
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Couchette

These tickets provide a more affordable option for overnight travel, with bunk beds in shared compartments that can accommodate up to 6 passengers.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Wifi service is currently unavailable on Nighthet.
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Private compartments are available on ÖBB Nightjets. In couchette cars, 1-6 persons (1-3 adults; max. 5 children up to the age of 14) can travel at a low fixed rate. Moreover, for everyone's comfort, there's a quiet time enforced from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Main lights in sleeper and couchette sections should be off during this period.
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Apart from standard outlets, the new Nightjet offers USB charging and inductive charging stations.
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When travelling on an ÖBB Nightjet train, you're allowed to check only one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage. Ensure your luggage is stored in a manner that doesn't inconvenience or obstruct others. Remember the guidelines for luggage storage: Easily stowable items should go in the overhead racks, while bulkier luggage should be placed under the seat or in designated luggage racks. Always keep passageways, doors, and escape routes clear for everyone's safety.
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Certain routes offer coaches with wheelchair-friendly compartments and nearby restrooms, accommodating a passenger with a wheelchair and a companion.
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Day coach travelers can buy snacks and drinks from onboard staff. Couchette ticket holders get mineral water and a Viennese breakfast. Sleeper cabin passengers enjoy a welcome drink, evening snack, mineral water, and a customized breakfast. Specific dietary requests for Nightjet meals should be emailed at least 72 hours before departure.
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Every compartment in sleeper, couchette, and seating carriages has individual air conditioning controls.
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On Nightjets connecting Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, bikes are welcome with a specific ticket and reservation. ÖBB Nightjet also allows items like pushchairs and musical instruments. Use the ÖBB service to transport bikes within Austria. Folding bikes are free if they're within 110 cm x 80 cm x 40 cm. Ensure e-bike batteries are charged, and note bikes can't be on buses during rail interruptions.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board EuroNight, Frecciarossa and DB - Regional Express from Rome to Zurich
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Rome to Zurich CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
47.88kg
Bus
51.3kg
Flight
136.8kg
Car
109.44kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Rome to Zurich by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Rome and Zurich are 47.88kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Rome and Zurich? By taking the train between Rome and Zurich you will save 88.92kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.42kg compared to a bus and 61.56kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Rome to Zurich?
A train ticket from Rome to Zurich is $124.79. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $24.32.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Rome to Zurich?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Rome to Zurich is $24.32. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Rome and Zurich by train?
Rome to Zurich is 425.02 mi.
How long does the train between Rome and Zurich take?
Rome to Zurich is on average 11 hr 12 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 2 min.
Which companies operate from Rome to Zurich?
The train journey from Rome to Zurich is covered by 13 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: EuroNight, TRN, Frecciarossa, DB - Regional Express, DB - Intercity, Regionale Veloce, InterCityNotte, Autobus, Italo Treno, Nightjet, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Railjet Xpress and EuroCity.
How many train connections per day go from Rome to Zurich?
Rome to Zurich has 650 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Rome to Zurich leave?
The earliest train from Rome to Zurich departs at 12:06 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Rome to Zurich depart?
The latest train from Rome to Zurich departs at 11:56 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Rome to Zurich in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $24.32 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Rome to Zurich by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Rome and Zurich is 7 hr 2 min.
Is there a direct train from Rome to Zurich?
Yes, there is a direct train between Rome and Zurich.
What are the CO2 emissions for Rome to Zurich by train?
The train journey from Rome to Zurich creates 47.88kg of CO2 emissions.

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