There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Zermatt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90

$200 - $325

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Bus  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Turin, Torino N740
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Breuil-Cervinia 180

$93 - $158

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Train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90

$185 - $310

Drive  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Zermatt 634.5 miles

$130 - $200

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Geneva (GVA) BCN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp

$108 - $322

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BCN - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$111 - $332

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zurich (ZRH) BCN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$132 - $412

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Basel (BSL) BCN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$120 - $387

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BCN - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$100 - $350

Fly to Lyon, train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lyon (LYS) BCN - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Visp

$153 - $399

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Zermatt via Valence TGV, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 39 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Zermatt is 683 km. The road distance is 1015.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 12 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 39 min to get from Barcelona to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Zermatt train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Zermatt is to train which takes 12 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Zermatt is 1015 km. It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to drive from Barcelona to Zermatt.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Geneva Airport.

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  • Distance: 426.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 39 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Zermatt via Gare de Valence TGV, Valence TGV, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève, and Visp in around 12 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Zermatt via Turin, Torino, Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST, Torino Bolzano, and Breuil-Cervinia in around 18 h 14 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,400
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF

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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.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
$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
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
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$35 - $55
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
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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