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There are 3 ways to get from Sion to Zermatt by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

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

$40 - $81

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sion to Zermatt 47.5 miles

$370 - $450

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sion to Zermatt 47.5 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sion to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sion to Zermatt is to taxi which costs SFr 370 - SFr 450 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sion to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Sion and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Sion and Zermatt is 38 km. The road distance is 76.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sion to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Sion to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Sion to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sion station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sion to Zermatt is 76 km. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Sion to Zermatt.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Sion to Zermatt via Visp in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
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 Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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
Other operators
Taxi from Sion to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$370 - $450
Association des Taxis Officiels de Sion
Phone
+41 27 322 32 32
Martino Abramo Attanasio
Phone
+41 79 221 14 90
Taxi Dean
Phone
+41 78 600 36 27
Website
taxidean.ch

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