There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Zermatt by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile T72
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$90 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ducati Annecy to Sion

$50 - $68

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Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ducati Annecy to Châteauneuf-Conthey
  2. Take the train from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Visp 130
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$117 - $224

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Zermatt 169.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Zermatt is 126 km. The road distance is 271.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Annecy to Zermatt, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Zermatt via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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The nearest airport to Zermatt is Sion (SIR) Airport which is 38.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Milan Malpensa (MXP) (86.6 km), Geneva (GVA) (128.7 km), Milan Linate (LIN) (134 km) and Milan Bergamo (BGY) (156.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 78.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Zermatt, Switzerland?

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Annecy to Zermatt 3 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Zermatt via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève, and Visp in around 7 h 26 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Visp
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Ducati Annecy to Sion
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Ducati Annecy to Châteauneuf-Conthey
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Book at
eurolines.ch

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