There are 2 ways to get from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$51 - $106

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Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt 72.4 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Lauterbrunnen and arriving at Zermatt via Interlaken Ost, Spiez and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Lauterbrunnen and Zermatt is 65 km. The road distance is 115.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt is 116 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt.

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

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Map of how to get from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 40.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt via Interlaken Ost, Spiez, and Visp in around 3 h 16 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 Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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

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