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Duration 6h 28m
Distance 407.1 km
Average price SFr 229
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Donaueschingen and Zermatt takes 6h 28m and the fastest train takes 5h 58m. The train service runs several times per day from Donaueschingen to Zermatt. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Donaueschingen
  2. Singen
  3. Zürich HB
  4. Visp
  5. Zermatt
6h 13m
SFr 115 - SFr 259

Donaueschingen to Zermatt train times

Trains run every two hours between Donaueschingen and Zermatt. The earliest departure is at 06:54 in the morning, and the last departure from Donaueschingen is at 21:16 which arrives into Zermatt at 09:14. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Friday, August 7, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Donaueschingen to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Donaueschingen and arriving at Zermatt via Singen, Zürich HB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Donaueschingen and Zermatt is 222 km. The road distance is 407.1 km.

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Donaueschingen to Zermatt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Donaueschingen station.

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Donaueschingen to Zermatt train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, arrive at Zermatt station.

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There are 1695+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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