Duration 3h 44m
Distance 93 km
Average price SFr 90
Possible routes 4 found

Lugano to Zermatt

Rome2rio has found 4 ways to get from Lugano to Zermatt by train, bus, car and ferry. We recommend taking the train from Gallarate to Visp and then taking the train from Visp to Zermatt, which takes around 5h 18m.
Recommended route

Train via Gallarate

  1. Gallarate
  2. Visp
  3. Zermatt
5h 18m
SFr 78 - SFr 181
Alternative routes

Bus

  1. Lugano Piazzale Besso
  2. Aeroporto Malpensa - Terminal 1
  3. Domodossola - Stazione Ferroviaria
  4. Zermatt
8h 22m
SFr 36 - SFr 50

Train

  1. Locarno FART
  2. Brig Bahnhofplatz
  3. Zermatt
6h 4m
SFr 69 - SFr 142

Drive, car ferry

  1. Lugano
  2. Laveno
  3. Verbania,Intra
  4. Zermatt
Fastest
3h 44m
Cheapest
SFr 34 - SFr 54

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Lugano to Zermatt? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Zermatt is to drive and car ferry which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Zermatt is to drive and car ferry which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Zermatt via Mendrisio, Gallarate and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Lugano and Zermatt is 93 km.

The best way to get from Lugano to Zermatt without a car is to train via Gallarate which takes 5h 18m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Lugano to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Lugano to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Gallarate station.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Zermatt is to train via Gallarate which takes 5h 18m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 8h 22m.

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Lugano to Zermatt train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, arrive at Zermatt station.

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There are 1705+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at SFr 85 per night.

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How to travel from Lugano to Zermatt

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