There are 3 ways to get from Montreux to Zermatt by train, bus or car

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, line 381 bus, drive  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Sion 90 / ...
  2. Take the line 381 bus from Sion, poste/gare to Les Haudères, poste 381
  3. Drive from Les Haudères, poste to Zermatt

$54 - $89

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Visp 90
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$61 - $115

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Montreux to Zermatt 87 miles

$18 - $27

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

You can take a train from Montreux to Zermatt via Visp in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Sion
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sion, poste/gare to Les Haudères, poste
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Montreux and Zermatt is 79 km. The road distance is 139 km.

The cheapest way to get from Montreux to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 26 and takes 1 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Montreux to Zermatt is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs SFr 18 - SFr 26.

No, there is no direct train from Montreux to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Montreux and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Montreux to Zermatt, including transfers.