There are 9 ways to get from Venice 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  •  6 h 53 min

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

$100 - $163

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  7 h 1 min

  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

$80 - $164

7 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Visp

$87 - $127

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Zermatt 308.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Venice to Zurich, train  •  8 h 15 min

  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

$148 - $479

Fly Venice to Geneva, train  •  8 h 28 min

  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

$118 - $409

Fly Venice to Basel, train  •  8 h 22 min

  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

$141 - $494

Train to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 47 min

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

$152 - $341

Shuttle, bus, train  •  9 h 47 min

  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

$136 - $678

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Zermatt is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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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 6 h 53 min.

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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 6 h 53 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min 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 6 h 53 min and costs 85€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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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: 6 h 53 min

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 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, Domo Reisen operates a bus from Venice to Zermatt once a week. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
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
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
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
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
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
6 h 15 min
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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