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There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Zermatt by train, bus or car

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 100.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Zermatt hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 2 hours.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Visp
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Avg. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Berne
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

How far is it from Zürich to Zermatt?

The distance between Zürich and Zermatt is 161 km. The road distance is 251 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Zermatt?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 35 and takes 3 hours 51 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Zermatt?

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Zermatt is to train which takes 3 hours 33 minutes and costs SFr 160.

Is there a direct train between Zürich and Zermatt?

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 hours 33 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Zermatt?

It takes approximately 3 hours 33 minutes to get from Zürich to Zermatt, including transfers.