There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Zermatt by bus, train or car
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Bus, train • 5 h 31 min
$89 - $178
Bus • 7 h 22 min
$50 - $68
2 alternative options
Train • 7 h 6 min
$116 - $224
Drive • 3 h 13 min
$35 - $55
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 13 min.
The quickest way to get from Annecy to Zermatt is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 13 min.
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 6 min.
The distance between Annecy and Zermatt is 126 km. The road distance is 271.6 km.
The best way to get from Annecy to Zermatt without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 75€ - 160€.
It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Annecy to Zermatt, including transfers.
Annecy to Zermatt train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard station.
The best way to get from Annecy to Zermatt is to bus which takes 7 h 22 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 200€ and takes 7 h 6 min.
Annecy to Zermatt train services, operated by MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.
Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Zermatt is 272 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Annecy to Zermatt.
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 - $27 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 6 min.
The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.
Train from Genève to Visp
Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 14 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $23 - $40
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