There are 11 ways to get from Trieste 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.

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$108 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre N440 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mestre to Visp

$97 - $148

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Train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Brig Ec
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$103 - $179

Bus, train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Terminal Passegieri to Verona Stazione Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$115 - $196

Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Zermatt 397 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Trieste to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$154 - $319

Fly Trieste to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  9 h 28 min

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

$278 - $754

Fly Ljubljana to Zurich, train  •  9 h 5 min

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

$217 - $659

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp

$158 - $534

Train to Venice, fly to Geneva, train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp

$128 - $464

Train to Venice, fly to Basel, train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp

$151 - $549

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Zermatt is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Zermatt is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Zermatt via Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Zermatt is 469 km. The road distance is 635.3 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 9 h 10 min and costs 90€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Trieste to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Trieste to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zermatt is to train which takes 9 h 10 min and costs 90€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 292.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Trieste to Zermatt via Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 9 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Zermatt via Venice, Venice Mestre, Mestre, and Visp in around 11 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa via Rome Ciampino, Comiso
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$67
Train from Venezia Mestre to Brig
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
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 - $26
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
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 Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Mestre to Visp
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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
$40 - $60
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
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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