There are 2 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Zermatt by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp 90
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$82 - $154

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Zermatt 143.9 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Zermatt via Visp in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
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
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Zermatt is 129 km. The road distance is 230 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Zermatt is to drive which takes 2 h 39 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Zermatt, including transfers.