There are 11 ways to get from Zermatt to Budapest by train, plane, bus, 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

Train to Zurich, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Budapest (BUD) ZRH - BUD

$169 - $417

Cheapest option

Train, train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Budapest  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Budapest (BUD) BGY - BUD

$98 - $295

9 alternative options

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Budapest (BUD) MXP - BUD

$110 - $265

Train to Geneva, fly to Budapest  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Budapest (BUD) GVA - BUD

$139 - $367

Train to Basel, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Budapest (BUD) BSL - BUD

$152 - $412

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Vienna  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Vienna (VIE) MXP - VIE
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$211 - $439

Train  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld Rj

$252 - $445

Bus  •  23 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Breuil-Cervinia to Torino Bolzano 180
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 403

$114 - $199

Train, bus  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Bern 8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Budapest

$145 - $225

Train, night train  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld En

$263 - $466

Drive  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Budapest 736.7 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Budapest is to train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 290 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Budapest is to train and fly which costs SFr 160 - SFr 400 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Kelenföld via Visp and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Budapest is 875 km. The road distance is 1178.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 15 h 15 min and costs SFr 240 - SFr 430.

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Zermatt to Budapest, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Budapest is to train which takes 15 h 15 min and costs SFr 240 - SFr 430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 200 and takes 23 h 37 min.

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  • Distance: 546.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Budapest via Visp and Zürich HB in around 15 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Budapest via Breuil-Cervinia, Torino Bolzano, Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST, Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Turin, Torino, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget M in around 23 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
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 Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Budapest
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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