There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Zermatt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Visp Ec

SFr 119 - SFr 266

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Bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Visp Train Station Venedig-Neuchatel

SFr 58 - SFr 97

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Venice to Zermatt 517.3 km

SFr 70 - SFr 110

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 21m

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

SFr 121 - SFr 516

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 13m

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

SFr 176 - SFr 576

Fly to Basel, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

SFr 134 - SFr 371

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Venice and Zermatt is 362 km. The road distance is 517.3 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs 110€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Venice to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Venice to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs 110€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Venice to Zermatt train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Visp station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 361.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Visp 5 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 95 - SFr 230 and the journey takes 5h 14m. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Visp Train Station once a week. Tickets cost SFr 35 - SFr 55 and the journey takes 6h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 600
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 600
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 300
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 750
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 360
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 550
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 180
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 180
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 160
Train operators
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Visp
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 230
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
1st Class
SFr 160 - SFr 230
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Visp Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
ExpressBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Zermatt is 517 km. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from Venice to Zermatt.

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Air Dolomiti, easyJet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Venice Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1321+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 15 min and costs 11€.

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