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Duration 2h 57m
Distance 299.1 km
Average price SFr 127
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Olten and Zermatt takes 2h 57m and the fastest train takes 2h 51m. The train service runs several times per day from Olten 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. Olten
  2. Visp
  3. Zermatt
3h 4m
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SFr 72 - SFr 137

Olten to Zermatt train times

Trains run every three hours between Olten and Zermatt. The earliest departure is at 14:57 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Olten is at 20:57 which arrives into Zermatt at 23:48. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Olten to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Olten and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 4m.

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The distance between Olten and Zermatt is 148 km. The road distance is 299.1 km.

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Olten to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Olten station.

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

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