There are 4 ways to get from Varenna to Zermatt by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Visp Ec
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$58 - $116

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Monza Re_8
  2. Take the bus from Monza to Chatillon 471

$48 - $89

2 alternative options

Train via Brig  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$77 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Varenna to Zermatt 169.6 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Varenna to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varenna to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varenna to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Varenna Esino and arriving at Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Varenna and Zermatt is 119 km. The road distance is 271.3 km.

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The best way to get from Varenna to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 5 h 39 min and costs 45€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Varenna to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Varenna to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Varenna Esino station.

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Varenna to Zermatt train services, operated by MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varenna to Zermatt is 271 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Varenna to Zermatt.

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There are 1488+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varenna to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Varenna, Italy and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Varenna to Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Visp in around 5 h 39 min.

Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Varenna Esino to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Varenna Esino to Monza
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
trenord.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$67
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $26
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Monza to Chatillon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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