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There are 10 ways to get from Zermatt to Budapest by train, bus, plane, 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.

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Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8h 43m

  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

$91 - $260

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  8h 31m

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

$168 - $415

Train to Geneva, fly  •  8h 51m

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

$138 - $355

Train to Basel, fly  •  8h 45m

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

$146 - $410

Train, train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  9h 24m

  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

$97 - $293

Train  •  15h 12m

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

$246 - $423

Bus  •  22h 58m

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

$114 - $188

Train, bus  •  20h 35m

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

$138 - $212

Train, night train  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti En

$268 - $455

Drive  •  11h 58m

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Budapest 735.5 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Budapest is to train and fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 300 and takes 9h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Budapest is to train and fly which costs SFr 160 - SFr 420 and takes 8h 31m.

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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 15h 12m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Budapest is 875 km. The road distance is 1176.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 15h 12m and costs SFr 240 - SFr 430.

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It takes approximately 8h 43m 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 15h 12m and costs SFr 240 - SFr 430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 190 and takes 22h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Zermatt to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 546.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 43m

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 15h 12m. 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 22h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
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 Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
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
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $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.

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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
15h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Budapest
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Budapest is 1177 km. It takes approximately 11h 58m to drive from Zermatt to Budapest.

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Wizz Air, Swiss, CSA and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Budapest Airport.

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