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There are 9 ways to get from Helsinki to Zermatt by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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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Fly to Geneva, train  •  10h 6m

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

$163 - $424

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  10h 19m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) HEL - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$157 - $354

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Zurich (ZRH) HEL - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp

$168 - $404

Fly to Stuttgart, bus, train  •  12h 48m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Stuttgart (STR) HEL - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp

$216 - $432

Car ferry, train via Basel SBB  •  43h 38m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Lüneburg
  3. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel SBB Ice
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...

$389 - $641

Car ferry, train  •  46h 38m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Hamburg Hbf Re8
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Spiez Ec
  4. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...

$432 - $684

Car ferry, bus, train  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneva Airport
  4. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp 90

$726 - $921

Bus  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Mestre
  4. Take the bus from Mestre to Visp

$228 - $346

Drive, train  •  38h 19m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zermatt

$512 - $770

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Zermatt is to fly and bus and train which costs 130€ - 310€ and takes 10h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 140€ - 370€ and takes 10h 6m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Zermatt is 1935 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Zermatt without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 2 days 21h and costs 600€ - 800€.

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It takes approximately 10h 6m to get from Helsinki to Zermatt, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Zermatt is 1h behind Helsinki. It is currently 2:06 PM in Helsinki and 1:06 PM in Zermatt.

Finnair, Air Baltic, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1640+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 9€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 1209.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 6m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Zermatt via Saint Petersburg, Warszawa, Warszawa Zachodnia, Mestre, Visp, and Visp in around 2 days 22h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $480
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 Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Spiez
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $370
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
Marino Autolinee
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Mestre
Ave. Duration
18h 41m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Mestre to Visp
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$372
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$104
Passenger
$372

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