There are 5 ways to get from Bolzano to Zermatt by train, bus or car

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 via Milano Centrale  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$82 - $169

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bozen to Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo 408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$80 - $142

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Milano Malpensa Airport
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Piedimulera 89-Y

$100 - $145

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brig Ec
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$92 - $169

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Zermatt 310.2 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Bolzano to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Zermatt via Verona Porta Nuova, Milano Centrale and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bolzano and Zermatt is 281 km. The road distance is 496.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 8 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Bolzano to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Bolzano to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bolzano station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Zermatt is to train which takes 8 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 53 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolzano to Zermatt is 496 km. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Bolzano to Zermatt.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

What companies run services between Bolzano, Italy and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bolzano to Zermatt via Verona Porta Nuova, Milano Centrale, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 8 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolzano to Zermatt via Milano Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Airport T1, Piedimulera, and Macugnaga - Pecetto in around 10 h 53 min.

Train operators
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 Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brig
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus operators
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Piedimulera
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa Aeroporto, terminal 1 to Piedimulera
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Bozen to Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Bergamo Airport to Milan Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu

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