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

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp 31-Y
  2. Take the train from Visp to Spiez 8 / ...

$48 - $100

2 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Thun 8 / ...
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Unterseen, Widimatt 21

$55 - $107

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands 68 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Interlaken West via Visp and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Bernese Highlands is 72 km. The road distance is 108.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Bernese Highlands train services, operated by MGB, depart from Zermatt station.

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Zermatt to Bernese Highlands train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Bernese Highlands is 109 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands.

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There are 1065+ hotels available in Bernese Highlands. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Bernese Highlands, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bernese Highlands via Visp, Spiez, and Interlaken West in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
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 Visp to Spiez
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Thun
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto

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