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There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8 / ...

$141 - $251

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Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$102 - $276

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Train via Basel SBB  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...

$153 - $281

Bus, train  •  9 h 20 min

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

$111 - $199

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Zermatt 290.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$142 - $380

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  4. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$216 - $493

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Zermatt via Zürich HB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Zermatt is 325 km. The road distance is 464.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Zermatt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Stuttgart to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Zermatt is 464 km. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Stuttgart to Zermatt.

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  • Distance: 203.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Zermatt via Zürich HB and Visp in around 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
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
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 Gallarate to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Strasbourg to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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