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There are 12 ways to get from Berlin to Zermatt by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Spiez Ice
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...

$275 - $450

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10 h 24 min

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

$93 - $281

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Train via Basel SBB  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...

$262 - $432

Bus, train  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec

$117 - $229

Drive, train  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zermatt

$194 - $299

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Zermatt 679.7 miles

$140 - $210

Fly Berlin Tegel to Zurich, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Zurich (ZRH) TXL - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$138 - $359

Fly Berlin Tegel to Basel, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Basel (BSL) TXL - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$131 - $374

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Geneva (GVA) SXF - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp

$117 - $363

Fly Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TXL - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$139 - $333

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SXF - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$108 - $277

Fly Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart, bus, train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Stuttgart (STR) TXL - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp

$176 - $449

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 10 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at Zermatt via Spiez and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Zermatt is 831 km. The road distance is 1087.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 11 h 33 min and costs 230€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to get from Berlin to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Berlin to Zermatt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Zermatt is 1087 km. It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to drive from Berlin to Zermatt.

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  • Distance: 519.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 33 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Berlin to Zermatt via Spiez and Visp in around 11 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
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 Berlin Ostbahnhof to Spiez
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
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 Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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
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 Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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 Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $38
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$36 - $38
First
$59
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
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$39
High
$44
Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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