There are 11 ways to get from Barcelona to Zermatt by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90 / ...

SFr 169 - SFr 306

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BCN - MXP
  2. Take the train from Busto Arsizio to Domodossola
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

SFr 87 - SFr 366

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Bus  •  21h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Turin Si
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Turin to Chatillon N1591

SFr 121 - SFr 173

Night bus, train  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the night bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Geneva N788
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90 / ...

SFr 120 - SFr 213

Drive  •  9h 53m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Zermatt 935.3 km

SFr 110 - SFr 170

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 31m

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

SFr 111 - SFr 386

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 49m

  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

SFr 133 - SFr 386

Fly to Basel, train  •  9h 10m

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

SFr 119 - SFr 398

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10h 14m

  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

SFr 92 - SFr 394

Fly to Turin, train  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Turin (TRN) BCN - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
  3. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Visp

SFr 106 - SFr 605

Fly to Lyon, train  •  11h 45m

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

SFr 151 - SFr 364

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Zermatt is to drive which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 8h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Zermatt via Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Zermatt is 683 km. The road distance is 935.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 12h 15m and costs 150€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 12h 15m to get from Barcelona to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Zermatt train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Zermatt is to train which takes 12h 15m and costs 150€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 21h 35m.

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

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Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 682.9 km
  • Duration: 12h 15m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Zermatt via Lyon Part Dieu, Genève, and Visp in around 12h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Zermatt via Turin, Turin, Turin, Chatillon Autostazione, and Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa in around 21h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 190
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 150
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 160
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 160
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 160
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 140
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 200
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 140
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 150
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 110
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 450
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 430
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 430
Flights from Barcelona to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 180
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 180
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 410
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 210
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 100
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 100
Flights from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 140
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 370
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 260
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 270
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 280
Flights from Barcelona to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 280
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Busto Arsizio to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia

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 Busto Arsizio to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 14
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 20
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 55
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
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Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 26 - SFr 31
1st Class Ticket
SFr 45 - SFr 55
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 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
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
alsa.com
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Turin
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Turin to Chatillon
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Zermatt is 935 km. It takes approximately 9h 53m to drive from Barcelona to Zermatt.

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

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There are 1321+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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