There are 11 ways to get from Copenhagen to Zermatt by plane, train, bus, night train 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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Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 45 min

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

$173 - $455

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CPH - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$108 - $398

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Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Basel (BSL) CPH - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$161 - $420

Fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Geneva (GVA) CPH - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp

$138 - $365

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CPH - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$126 - $357

Fly to Lugano, train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Lugano (LUG) CPH - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$210 - $609

Train via Basel SBB  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...

$307 - $405

Train  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Spiez Ec
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...

$330 - $535

Bus, train  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N98
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...

$135 - $244

Bus, night train, train  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg X73 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec

$155 - $242

Drive, train  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zermatt

$275 - $415

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 650 kr - 2600 kr and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 1100 kr - 3000 kr and takes 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Zermatt via Hamburg Hbf, Basel SBB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 32 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Zermatt is 1125 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 16 h 32 min and costs 1900 kr - 2600 kr.

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Copenhagen to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Zermatt train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Copenhagen to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 703 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Zermatt via Hamburg Hbf, Basel SBB, and Visp in around 16 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
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
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $26
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$67
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$175
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$175
First
$293
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Spiez
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $380
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
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 Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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