There are 5 ways to get from Zermatt to Bolzano by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Verona Porta Nuova  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Rv / ...

$95 - $180

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bolzano Ts

$84 - $160

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Piedimulera to Malpensa Airport T1 91-Y
  2. Take the bus from Milano Malpensa Airport to Bolzano

$113 - $168

Train, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Take the bus from Milano Malpensa Airport to Bolzano

$140 - $227

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Bolzano 310.7 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Bolzano, Italy?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bolzano via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, Milano Centrale, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 8 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Bolzano via Macugnaga, Pecetto, Piedimulera, stazione, Piedimulera, Malpensa Airport T1, and Milano Malpensa Airport in around 10 h 37 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Train from Milano Centrale to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Piedimulera to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Piedimulera to Malpensa Aeroporto, terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zermatt to Bolzano?

The distance between Zermatt and Bolzano is 281 km. The road distance is 497 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Bolzano is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Bolzano is to drive which takes 5 h 45 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 110.

Is there a direct train between Zermatt and Bolzano?

No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Bolzano. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Bolzano via Brig, Milano Centrale and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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

It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Zermatt to Bolzano, including transfers.