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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Zermatt by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 30-Y / ...

$97 - $155

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$78 - $157

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Visp

$84 - $124

Drive  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Venice to Zermatt 308.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Venice to Geneva, train  •  8h 10m

  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

$117 - $398

Fly Venice 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

$147 - $478

Train to Trieste, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8h 23m

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

$278 - $765

Shuttle, bus, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 6-Y

$129 - $664

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Zermatt via Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Venice and Zermatt is 362 km. The road distance is 493.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs 80€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Venice to Zermatt, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs 80€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 7h 48m.

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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 MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 226 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

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

You can take a train from Venice to Zermatt via Brig and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 6h 53m. Alternatively, Domo Reisen operates a bus from Venice to Zermatt once a week. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
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 Santa Lucia to Brig
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
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 S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Venezia to Visp
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Zermatt is 493 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Venice to Zermatt.

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easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Venice Airport to Geneva 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 Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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