There are 4 ways to get from Strasbourg 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.

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$111 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$66 - $135

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$86 - $145

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Zermatt 226.6 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Zermatt via Basel SBB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Zermatt is 285 km. The road distance is 362.6 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Strasbourg to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Zermatt train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Strasbourg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Zermatt is 363 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Strasbourg to Zermatt.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 178 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Zermatt via Basel SBB and Visp in around 5 h 38 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
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 Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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