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There are 3 ways to get from Milan to Zermatt by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 30-Y / ...

$69 - $100

Cheapest option

Train via Rho Fieramilano  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Rho Fiera Milano to Visp Ec
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$52 - $92

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Zermatt 143.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Zermatt via Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Milan and Zermatt is 128 km. The road distance is 229.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Milan to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Milan to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Zermatt is 229 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Milan to Zermatt.

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There are 1587+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 79.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Milan to Zermatt via Brig and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
Train from Rho Fiera Milano to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45

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