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

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Train  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8 / ...

$208 - $365

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Bus Vito Reisen & Transporte AG, train  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...

$55 - $106

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Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...

$125 - $201

Drive  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zermatt 581 miles

$120 - $180

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 15 min

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

$138 - $368

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 23 min

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

$163 - $428

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL) VIE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$186 - $493

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$153 - $354

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Visp

$278 - $1,253

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Zermatt is to bus and train which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 15 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zermatt via Zürich HB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Zermatt is 696 km. The road distance is 929.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 12 h 9 min and costs 180€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 9 min to get from Vienna to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Vienna to Zermatt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Vienna to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Zermatt is 930 km. It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to drive from Vienna to Zermatt.

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  • Distance: 434.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 9 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Vienna to Zermatt via Zürich HB and Visp in around 12 h 9 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
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 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 Gallarate to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Bern
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Vienna to Bern
Ave. Duration
14 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Luxair and three other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1490+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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