Directions from Lugano to Zermatt

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Recommended option

Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Ece / ...
  2. Ece / ...
  3. 6-Y

$83 - $150

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Express / ...
  2. 30-Y / ...

$73 - $139

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. 116.2 miles

$24 - $35

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

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

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lugano and Zermatt is 93 km. The road distance is 186 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 24 - SFr 35 and takes 3 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Lugano to Zermatt is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs SFr 24 - SFr 35.

No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Lugano to Zermatt, including transfers.