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

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Locarno FART to Domodossola Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 30-Y / ...

$54 - $102

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Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Locarno to Zermatt 90.4 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Locarno to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 27 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Locarno to Zermatt is to drive which takes 2 h 44 min and costs SFr 18 - SFr 27.

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The distance between Locarno and Zermatt is 82 km. The road distance is 145 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Locarno to Zermatt, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Locarno to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Locarno FART and arriving at Zermatt via Domodossola and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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

You can take a train from Locarno to Zermatt via Domodossola, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 4 h 33 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Locarno FART to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
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

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