Is it cheaper to fly directly from NYC to Rome, or to go from NYC to Zurich, and then take the train to Rome?

Question by : Is it cheaper to fly directly from NYC to Rome, or to go from NYC to Zurich, and then take the train to Rome?
We are planning a trip, and although we would like to take a scenic train ride through Europe, we are also considering costs.

Thank you!

Best answer:

Answer by Hey1023
Depends on the season. Nonetheless, I am sure that traveling from Zurich to Rome by train could cost you at least 300$ extra (per person). I think that going from NYC to Rome ends up being cheaper.

Traveling by train is nice and if you really want to do it, I would recommend to get Inter-European train passes.

http://www.eurail.com/

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