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

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Train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$120 - $239

Cheapest option

Train via Olten  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Olten Ec
  2. Take the train from Olten to Brig Ec
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$88 - $143

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Baden-Baden to Zermatt 244.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Baden-Baden to Zermatt is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baden-Baden to Zermatt is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Baden-Baden to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Baden-Baden and arriving at Zermatt via Basel SBB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Baden-Baden and Zermatt is 307 km. The road distance is 391.4 km.

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The best way to get from Baden-Baden to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 100€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Baden-Baden to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Baden-Baden to Zermatt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Baden-Baden station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Baden-Baden to Zermatt is 391 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Baden-Baden 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 Baden-Baden to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 191.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Baden-Baden, Germany and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Baden-Baden to Zermatt via Basel SBB and Visp in around 5 h 51 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Baden-Baden to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Olten to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $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 - $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

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