There are 2 ways to get from Grindelwald to Zermatt by night bus, train or car

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Night bus, train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the night bus from Grindelwald, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof M41
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$48 - $99

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt 80.8 miles

$16 - $25

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The distance between Grindelwald and Zermatt is 70 km. The road distance is 129.3 km.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to Zermatt without a car is to night bus and train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Grindelwald to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grindelwald to Zermatt is 129 km. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt.

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Map of how to get from Grindelwald to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 44.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

There is no direct connection from Grindelwald to Zermatt. However, you can take the night bus to Interlaken West, Bahnhof, take the walk to Interlaken West, take the train to Spiez, take the train to Visp, then take the train to Zermatt. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Zermatt.

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 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
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Bernmobil
Website
bernmobil.ch
Night bus from Grindelwald, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bernmobil.ch

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