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There are 5 ways to get from Zermatt to Chiasso by bus, 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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Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Macugnaga, Pecetto to Piedimulera, stazione 2-Y
  2. Take the bus from Piedimulera to Malpensa Airport T1
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Chiasso strada (dogana) 2 / ...

$58 - $88

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp 31-Y
  2. Take the train from Visp to Gallarate Ec

$54 - $98

3 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  5 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 Chiasso

$67 - $126

Train via Rho-Fiera Milano  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig to Rho-Fiera Milano Ec
  3. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Chiasso

$67 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Chiasso 143.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Chiasso is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Chiasso is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Chiasso. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Chiasso via Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Chiasso is 101 km. The road distance is 229.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Chiasso without a car is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Zermatt to Chiasso, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Chiasso is to bus which takes 7 h 24 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 130 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Chiasso is 230 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Zermatt to Chiasso.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Chiasso.
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  • Distance: 63.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Chiasso, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Zermatt to Chiasso via Macugnaga, Pecetto, Piedimulera, stazione, Piedimulera, Malpensa Airport T1, and Milan Airport Malpensa 1 in around 7 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zermatt to Chiasso via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 5 h 17 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
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 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 Brig to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Visp to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Rho Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$6 - $17
First
$9 - $21
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Macugnaga, Pecetto to Piedimulera, stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.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
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
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Chiasso strada (dogana)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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