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There are 3 ways to get from Lausanne to Zermatt by train, bus or car

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Train, line 381 bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Sion Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the line 381 bus from Sion, poste/gare to Les Haudères, poste 381

$61 - $101

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Visp 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$67 - $127

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Zermatt 103.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Zermatt is 102 km. The road distance is 166.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Lausanne to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Zermatt is 166 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Lausanne to Zermatt.

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There are 1546+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 63.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Zermatt via Visp in around 3 h 7 min.

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 Lausanne to Sion
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lausanne to Sion
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sion, poste/gare to Les Haudères, poste
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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