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There are 4 ways to get from Como to Zermatt by train or car

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Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Gallarate to Visp Ec
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$54 - $100

3 alternative options

Train via Milano Centrale  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$75 - $117

Train via Rho-Fiera Milano  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Rho-Fiera Milano
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig Ec
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$65 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Como to Zermatt 140.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Zermatt is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Zermatt is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Como S.Giovanni and arriving at Zermatt via Varese, Gallarate and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Como and Zermatt is 106 km. The road distance is 225.5 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 45€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Como to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Como to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Gallarate station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Zermatt is 225 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Como to Zermatt.

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There are 1577+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Como to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 66.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Como to Zermatt via Varese, Gallarate, and Visp in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
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
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
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
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
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 Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $11

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