There are 2 ways to get from Chamonix to Zermatt by train or car
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Questions & Answers
No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Zermatt via Vallorcine, Martigny and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.
The distance between Chamonix and Zermatt is 69 km. The road distance is 142.6 km.
The best way to get from Chamonix to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs .
It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Chamonix to Zermatt, including transfers.
Chamonix to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Vallorcine station.
Chamonix to Zermatt train services, operated by MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Zermatt is 143 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Chamonix to Zermatt.
There are 1481+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.
What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Zermatt, Switzerland?
You can take a train from Chamonix to Zermatt via Vallorcine, Martigny, and Visp in around 4 h 51 min.
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.
Train from Vallorcine to Martigny
- Ave. Duration
- 52 min
- Estimated price
- $13 - $24
- Schedules at
Train from Martigny to Visp
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