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

Bus  •  10 h 32 min

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

$112 - $162

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  9 h 13 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 night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen R

$83 - $173

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 23 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 Reg / ...

$93 - $183

Train, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Bozen 409

$109 - $203

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Bolzano 310 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Bolzano is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Bolzano is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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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 23 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Bolzano is 281 km. The road distance is 496 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Bolzano without a car is to train which takes 8 h 23 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to get from Zermatt to Bolzano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Bolzano is to bus which takes 10 h 32 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 190 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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Zermatt to Bolzano train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bolzano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Bolzano is 496 km. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Zermatt to Bolzano.

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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Zermatt to Bolzano via Macugnaga, Pecetto, Piedimulera, Malpensa Airport T1, and Milano Malpensa Airport in around 10 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zermatt to Bolzano via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, Milano Centrale, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 8 h 23 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 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
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 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
Train from Visp to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
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 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Bozen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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