There are 5 ways to get from Marseille to Zermatt by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90

$181 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Breuil-Cervinia 180

$107 - $167

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Geneva 739
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90

$113 - $209

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Zermatt 432.1 miles

$90 - $140

Fly, bus, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$156 - $411

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Zermatt is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Zermatt is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Zermatt via Genève and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Zermatt is 356 km. The road distance is 691.4 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 7 h 59 min and costs 150€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Marseille to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Marseille to Zermatt train services, operated by TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Zermatt is to train which takes 7 h 59 min and costs 150€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 11 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Marseille to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 222.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Marseille to Zermatt via Genève and Visp in around 7 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Zermatt via Turin, Fermata 3198 - ADRIANO OVEST, Fermata 1611 - EANDI, Torino Bolzano, and Breuil-Cervinia in around 11 h 51 min.

Airlines
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
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 Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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