There are 6 ways to get from Avignon to Zermatt by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90

$164 - $251

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Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon - Porte Limbert to Aix-en-Provence - Gare Routière 23
  2. Take the bus from Aix en Provence to Turin
  3. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Breuil-Cervinia 180

$115 - $188

4 alternative options

Night bus, bus, train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Avignon City Centre to Annemasse
  2. Take the bus from Annemasse to Châteauneuf-Conthey
  3. Take the train from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Visp 130

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Zermatt 378.5 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Marseille, fly, bus, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$175 - $436

Train to Lyon, fly, bus, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$201 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Zermatt is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Zermatt is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Zermatt via Genève and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Zermatt is 327 km. The road distance is 605.7 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Avignon to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Avignon to Zermatt train services, operated by TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Zermatt is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 140€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Avignon to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 204.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Zermatt via Genève and Visp in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Zermatt via Aix-en-Provence - Gare Routière, Aix en Provence, Turin, Fermata 3198 - ADRIANO OVEST, Fermata 1611 - EANDI, Torino Bolzano, and Breuil-Cervinia in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $38
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Châteauneuf-Conthey to Visp
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Avignon - Porte Limbert to Aix-en-Provence - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aix en Provence to Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Avignon City Centre to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annemasse to Châteauneuf-Conthey
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Zermatt is 606 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Avignon to Zermatt.

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Twin Jet and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 1488+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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