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There are 5 ways to get from Genoa to Zermatt by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$99 - $141

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Bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Visp

$78 - $117

3 alternative options

Train via Genova Brignole  •  6 h 51 min

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

$80 - $124

Bus, train  •  7 h 42 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 - $209

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Zermatt 217.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Zermatt is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Zermatt is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Zermatt is 203 km. The road distance is 347.4 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Genoa to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Genoa to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Zermatt is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 33 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Zermatt is 347 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Genoa to Zermatt.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Genoa to Zermatt via Milano Centrale, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, Domo Reisen operates a bus from Genoa to Zermatt once a week. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h.

Train operators
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
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
Trenitalia

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 Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Visp
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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
$28 - $65
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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