There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Zermatt by train or car

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Zermatt, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Zermatt hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Avg. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Zermatt?

The distance between Basel and Zermatt is 171 km. The road distance is 224 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Zermatt?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 35 and takes 3 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Zermatt?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Zermatt is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs SFr 35.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Zermatt?

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Zermatt?

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Basel to Zermatt, including transfers.