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

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Train via Spiez  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zweisimmen to Spiez
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$63 - $117

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gstaad to Montreux 120 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montreux to Visp 90
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$60 - $115

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Gstaad to Zermatt 106.3 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Gstaad to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Gstaad and arriving at Zermatt via Zweisimmen, Spiez and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Gstaad and Zermatt is 62 km. The road distance is 170.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gstaad to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Gstaad to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Gstaad to Zermatt train services, operated by BLS AG, depart from Zweisimmen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gstaad to Zermatt is 170 km. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Gstaad 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 Gstaad to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Gstaad to Zermatt via Zweisimmen, Spiez, and Visp in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Zweisimmen to Spiez
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$23 - $45
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
MOB
Website
mob.ch
Train from Gstaad to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mob.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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