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

Recommended option

Bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole to Aosta

$52 - $82

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$71 - $125

Bus, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$108 - $202

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Zermatt 223.4 miles

$50 - $80

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

Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Genoa to Zermatt twice a week. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Zermatt via Milano Centrale, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 6 h 31 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Genova Brignole to Aosta
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Autoticino
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
autoticino.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Schedules at
autoticino.com
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
$35 - $55
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Genoa and Zermatt is 203 km. The road distance is 357 km.

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Zermatt is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Genoa to Zermatt is to drive which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to get from Genoa to Zermatt, including transfers.