There are 3 ways to get from Gruyères to Zermatt by train or car

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Train via Bern  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bulle to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$75 - $146

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$60 - $115

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Gruyères to Zermatt 113 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Gruyères to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Gruyères and arriving at Zermatt via Bulle, Bern and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Gruyères and Zermatt is 81 km. The road distance is 180.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gruyères to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Gruyères to Zermatt, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gruyères to Zermatt is 181 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Gruyères to Zermatt.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gruyères to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 50.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Gruyères to Zermatt via Bulle, Bern, and Visp in around 4 h 51 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 Bulle to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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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