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There are 10 ways to get from Hamburg to Zermatt by train, car, night train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zermatt

$206 - $308

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) HAM - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$106 - $297

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Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...

$254 - $426

Train  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Spiez Ec
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...

$282 - $456

Night train, train  •  16 h

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station Nj 401
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec

$133 - $213

Drive  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Zermatt 646.8 miles

$130 - $200

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Geneva (GVA) HAM - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp

$118 - $319

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Zurich (ZRH) HAM - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$133 - $369

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Basel (BSL) HAM - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$126 - $404

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) HAM - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$109 - $243

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 260€ and takes 9 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Zermatt via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 54 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Zermatt is 855 km. The road distance is 1034.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 11 h 54 min and costs 220€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 23 min to get from Hamburg to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Zermatt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Hamburg to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Zermatt is 1035 km. It takes approximately 11 h 23 min to drive from Hamburg to Zermatt.

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  • Distance: 534.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 23 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Zermatt via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB, and Visp in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Spiez
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $370
Website
bahn.de
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 Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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 Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $38
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$36 - $38
First
$59
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 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
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

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easyJet, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1577+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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