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

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  •  7 h 17 min

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

$141 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...

$100 - $178

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Train via Basel SBB  •  7 h 24 min

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

$151 - $278

Drive  •  5 h 58 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

$141 - $367

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$110 - $276

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  4. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$194 - $497

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 5 h 58 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 58 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Zermatt is 325 km. The road distance is 464.1 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt, including transfers.

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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 17 min.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 203.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 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 17 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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, 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
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
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 Karlsruhe to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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