There are 4 ways to get from Engelberg to Zermatt by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$98 - $185

Cheapest option

Train via Interlaken Ost  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$91 - $161

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 1 bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Engelberg to Luzern
  2. Take the bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal to Göschenen, Bahnhof 1
  4. Take the train from Andermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 7-Y / ...
  5. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$112 - $215

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Engelberg to Zermatt 114.6 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Engelberg to Zermatt via Luzern, Bern, and Visp in around 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
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 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Train from Andermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $85
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 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Engelberg to Luzern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal to Göschenen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Engelberg and Zermatt is 102 km. The road distance is 183 km.

The cheapest way to get from Engelberg to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 3 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Engelberg to Zermatt is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 35.

No, there is no direct train from Engelberg to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Engelberg and arriving at Zermatt via Luzern, Bern and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Engelberg to Zermatt, including transfers.