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There are 9 ways to get from Trieste to Zermatt by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Rho Fiera Milano Fr
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig Ec
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$111 - $180

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Bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre N403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mestre to Visp

$89 - $140

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Train via Venezia Mestre  •  9h 34m

  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

$102 - $168

Bus, train  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Bolzano
  2. Take the bus from Bolzano to Milano Malpensa Airport
  3. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  4. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$200 - $308

Drive  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Zermatt 397 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Trieste to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  7h 16m

  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

$272 - $752

Fly Trieste to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 10m

  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 - $312

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Zurich, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp

$216 - $654

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  9h 52m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp

$185 - $773

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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Zermatt is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 7h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Zermatt is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 7h 3m.

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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 Rho-Fiera Milano and Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 34m.

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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 8h 34m and costs 95€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Trieste to Zermatt, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zermatt is to train which takes 8h 34m and costs 95€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Trieste Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 292.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 34m

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

You can take a train from Trieste to Zermatt via Rho Fiera Milano, Rho-Fiera Milano, Brig, and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 8h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Zermatt via Venice, Venice Mestre, Mestre, Visp, and Visp in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Rho Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Rho-Fiera Milano to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Brig
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
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

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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $24
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
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Trieste to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $43
Private
$160 - $300

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Zermatt is 635 km. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from Trieste to Zermatt.

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Alitalia offers flights from Trieste Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 1640+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28m and costs 2€ - 6€.

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