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There are 7 ways to get from Monaco 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  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$111 - $178

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Bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Turin, Torino 404
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Breuil-Cervinia 180

$62 - $130

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Train, bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savona to Visp

$95 - $168

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Monaco to Zermatt 305.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$138 - $300

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 32 min

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

$173 - $430

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$141 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Zermatt is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monaco to Zermatt is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Monaco to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Zermatt via Milano Centrale and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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The distance between Monaco and Zermatt is 256 km. The road distance is 488.7 km.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 9 h 8 min and costs 95€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to get from Monaco to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Monaco to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Monaco Monte Carlo station.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Zermatt is to train which takes 9 h 8 min and costs 95€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Monaco to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 8 min

What companies run services between Monaco and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Monaco to Zermatt via Milano Centrale, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 9 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monaco to Zermatt via Nice Airport, Nice, Nice, Turin, Torino, Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST, Torino Bolzano, and Breuil-Cervinia in around 12 h 34 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Trenitalia

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 Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
thello.com
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-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Nice, Nice to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Savona to Visp
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Zermatt is 489 km. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Monaco to Zermatt.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1546+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Nice Airport is to line 110 shuttle which takes 30 min and costs 20€ - 22€.

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