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There are 3 ways to get from Luthern to Zermatt by train or car

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

SFr 85 - SFr 176

Cheapest option

Train via Unterseen  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

SFr 77 - SFr 138

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Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Luthern to Zermatt 343.3 km

SFr 40 - SFr 60

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The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luthern to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Zermatt via Bern and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Luthern and Zermatt is 122 km. The road distance is 343.3 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs SFr 85 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Luthern to Zermatt, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Zermatt is 343 km. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Luthern to Zermatt.

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  • Distance: 122 km
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

You can take a train from Luthern to Zermatt via Bern and Visp in around 3h 54m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 85
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways

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