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There is 1 way to get from Zürich to Gornergrat by train

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$98 - $183

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Gornergrat is to train which costs SFr 95 - SFr 190 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Gornergrat is to train which costs SFr 95 - SFr 190 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Gornergrat. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Gornergrat via Visp and Zermatt GGB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Gornergrat is 165 km.

The best way to get from Zürich to Gornergrat without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Zürich to Gornergrat, including transfers.

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Zürich to Gornergrat train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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

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There are 1618+ hotels available in Gornergrat. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Gornergrat.
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  • Distance: 102.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Gornergrat, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zürich to Gornergrat via Visp, Zermatt, and Zermatt GGB in around 4 h 33 min.

Train operators
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
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

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