There are 10 ways to get from Helsinki to Zermatt by plane, train, bus, ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Helsinki to Geneva, train  •  10 h 8 min

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

$167 - $423

Cheapest option

Fly Helsinki to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  10 h 15 min

  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

$161 - $353

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Fly Helsinki to Zurich, train  •  9 h 59 min

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

$172 - $403

Ferry to Tallinn, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  11 h 58 min

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

$190 - $348

Fly Helsinki to Stuttgart, train  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Stuttgart (STR) HEL - STR
  2. Take the train from Böblingen to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp

$226 - $436

Carferry, bus, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the carferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal
  3. Take the bus from Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Berlin ZOB 32
  4. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Zurich 006
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central D
  3. Take the train from Brest Central to Verona Porta Nuova En
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brig Ec
  5. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$243 - $412

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok
  4. Take the bus from Bialystok to Mestre
  5. Take the bus from Mestre to Visp

$195 - $313

Bus, train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
  3. Take the bus from Warsaw to Fribourg Poya
  4. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun 1
  5. Take the train from Thun to Visp 8 / ...

$249 - $411

Drive, train  •  38 h 19 min

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

$522 - $770

Questions & Answers

The distance between Helsinki and Zermatt is 1935 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Zermatt without a car is to carferry and bus and train which takes 2 days 5 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 8 min to get from Helsinki to Zermatt, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Zermatt is to train which takes 2 days 8 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 13 h.

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

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Zermatt is 1 h behind Helsinki. It is currently 5:08 PM in Helsinki and 4:08 PM in Zermatt.

Finnair, British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Geneva Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 1209.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Helsinki to Zermatt via Pietari (Finljandski), Финляндский вокзал. Метро "Площадь Ленина", Витебский вокзал. Метро "Пушкинская", St Petersburg Vitebskii, Brest Central, Verona Porta Nuova, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 2 days 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Zermatt via St.Peterburg Coach Station, Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas, Białystok, Bialystok, Mestre, and Visp in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Milan Malpensa via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
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
2 h 33 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
Train from Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Visp
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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
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 Böblingen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Brig
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Blåklintsbuss
Website
blaklintsbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen to Linköping Fjärrbussterminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Blåklintsbuss
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 Linköping Fjärrbussterminal to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
34 h 10 min
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 Bialystok to Mestre
Ave. Duration
22 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Warsaw to Fribourg Poya
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$182
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$102
Vehicle
$37
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$230
Vehicle
$236
Cabin
$290

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