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Duration 4h 51m
Distance 282.8 km
Average price SFr 179
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zermatt and Rhine Falls takes 4h 51m and the fastest train takes 4h 29m. There is a train service every few hours from Zermatt to Rhine Falls. 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. Zermatt
  2. Visp
  3. Rhine Falls
5h 12m
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SFr 103 - SFr 196

Zermatt to Rhine Falls train times

Trains run hourly between Zermatt and Rhine Falls. The earliest departure is at 18:37 in the evening, and the last departure from Zermatt is at 22:13 which arrives into Rhine Falls at 09:06. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall via Visp and Winterthur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Rhine Falls is 196 km. The road distance is 282.8 km.

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Zermatt to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, depart from Zermatt station.

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Zermatt to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Winterthur station.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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