There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Zermatt by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Bruxelles-M./Brussel-Z. to Gare de Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb Ter
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec / ...

SFr 218 - SFr 410

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Bus  •  14h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern N506
  2. Take the bus from Bern, Neufeld to Sion 251

SFr 71 - SFr 93

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Train via Paris  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec / ...

SFr 258 - SFr 459

Drive  •  9h 1m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Zermatt 870.1 km

SFr 110 - SFr 170

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

SFr 123 - SFr 345

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 3m

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

SFr 163 - SFr 465

Fly to Basel, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

SFr 126 - SFr 430

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

SFr 92 - SFr 355

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

SFr 113 - SFr 431

Fly to Lyon, train  •  11h 11m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Visp

SFr 160 - SFr 451

Shuttle, train  •  16h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brussel to Sion
  2. Take the train from Sion to Visp 90 / ...

SFr 213 - SFr 263

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Zermatt is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 14h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 7h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Gare de Bruxelles-M./Brussel-Z. and arriving at Zermatt via Strasbourg, Basel Sbb and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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The distance between Brussels and Zermatt is 592 km. The road distance is 870.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 9h 44m and costs 190€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 9h 44m to get from Brussels to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Brussels to Zermatt train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Bruxelles-M./Brussel-Z. station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Zermatt is to train which takes 9h 44m and costs 190€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 14h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Brussels 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 Brussels to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 592.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 44m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Brussels to Zermatt via Gare de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Basel Sbb, and Visp in around 9h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Zermatt via Bern, Neufeld, Sion, Sion, poste/gare, and Les Haudères, poste in around 14h 23m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 460
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 1000
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 350
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 500
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 400
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 1400
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 1000
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 400
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 800
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 1500
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 290
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Train operators
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 Gare de Bruxelles-M./Brussel-Z. to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 110 - SFr 130
1st Class
SFr 170 - SFr 210
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 39 - SFr 41
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
1st Class
SFr 43 - SFr 46
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 120 - SFr 140
1st Class
SFr 130 - SFr 160
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 40 - 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 Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 170
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Comfort
SFr 100 - SFr 130
Premium
SFr 120 - SFr 170
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 55
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 26 - SFr 31
1st Class Ticket
SFr 45 - SFr 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 Gallarate to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 95
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 110
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 35
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 15 - SFr 18
1st Class Ticket
SFr 27 - SFr 31
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Brussel to Sion
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 176
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Starliner

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Zermatt is 870 km. It takes approximately 9h 1m to drive from Brussels to Zermatt.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1734+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 18€.

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