There are 2 ways to get from Geneva to Zermatt by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

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

$87 - $162

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Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Zermatt 145.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Zermatt is 125 km. The road distance is 232.8 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Geneva to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Geneva to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Zermatt is 233 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Geneva to Zermatt.

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There are 1488+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 78.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt via Visp in around 3 h 45 min.

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 Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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

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