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There are 7 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.

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Train  •  7h 39m

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

$174 - $268

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Bus  •  11h 50m

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

$106 - $164

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Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Marseille to Zermatt 432.1 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Marseille to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8h 22m

  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

$151 - $409

Fly Marseille to Zurich, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$172 - $469

Fly Marseille to Lyon, train  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Visp

$186 - $551

Train to Nice, fly to Geneva, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp

$158 - $339

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Zermatt is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Zermatt is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6h 57m.

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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 7h 39m.

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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 7h 39m and costs 150€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 7h 39m to get from Marseille to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Marseille to Zermatt train services, operated by inOui 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 7h 39m and costs 150€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 11h 50m.

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

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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: 7h 39m

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 7h 39m. 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 11h 50m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
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
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Zermatt is 691 km. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Marseille to Zermatt.

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Twin Jet and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 1670+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 1€ - 4€.

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