There are 3 ways to get from Lake Garda to Zermatt by train, car ferry, bus 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

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Desenzano to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$149 - $201

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus, drive  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Maderno to Torri 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Peschiera del Garda to Milan, Milan 400
  3. Take the bus from Lampugnano Milan to Chatillon 216 / ...
  4. Drive from Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa to Zermatt

$61 - $107

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Lake Garda to Zermatt 225 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Garda to Zermatt is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Garda to Zermatt is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Lake Garda and Zermatt is 231 km. The road distance is 360.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Lake Garda to Zermatt, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Lake Garda, Italy and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lake Garda to Zermatt via Desenzano, Milano Centrale, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 6 h 24 min.

Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
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
$67
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Peschiera del Garda to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chatillon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Savda
Phone
+39 0165 36 70 11
Email
savda@savda.it
Website
savda.it
Bus from Lampugnano Milan to Chatillon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
savda.it
Ferry operators

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