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

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Train  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 30-Y / ...

$62 - $107

Cheapest option

Train via Rho Fieramilano  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Rho Fiera Milano to Visp Ec
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$52 - $92

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from Milan to Zermatt 142.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Zermatt is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Zermatt is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Zermatt via Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Milan and Zermatt is 128 km. The road distance is 228.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs 50€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Milan to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Milan to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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Milan to Zermatt train services, operated by MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Zermatt is 228 km. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Milan to Zermatt.

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

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Map of how to get from Milan to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 79.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Milan to Zermatt via Brig and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 3h 50m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Rho Fiera Milano to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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

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