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There are 2 ways to get from CERN to Zermatt by train or car

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Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 32-Y

SFr 83 - SFr 169

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Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from CERN to Zermatt 151.7 miles

SFr 30 - SFr 50

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The cheapest way to get from CERN to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from CERN to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 49m.

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The distance between CERN and Zermatt is 133 km. The road distance is 242.7 km.

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The best way to get from CERN to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from CERN to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between CERN to Zermatt is 243 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from CERN to Zermatt.

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There are 1805+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at SFr 91 per night.

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  • Distance: 83 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

You can take a train from CERN to Zermatt via Meyrin, CERN, Genève, Cornavin, Genève, and Visp in around 4h 34m.

Train operators
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
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 45

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