How to get from Sion to Zermatt

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 1 min

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

$42 - $81

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sion to Zermatt 47.5 miles

$370 - $450

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Sion to Zermatt 47.5 miles

$9 - $15

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

You can take a train from Sion to Zermatt via Visp in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.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
$21 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Sion to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sion and Zermatt is 38 km. The road distance is 76 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sion to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 1 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Sion to Zermatt is to taxi which takes 1 h 13 min and costs SFr 370 - SFr 450.

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 2 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Sion to Zermatt, including transfers.