Directions from Zermatt to Engelberg

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. 8 / ...
  2. 15

$101 - $183

Cheapest option

Train via Interlaken Ost  •  6 h 39 min

  1. 8 / ...
  2. 470

$94 - $167

2 alternative options

Train via Langnau i.E.  •  7 h 29 min

  1. 8 / ...
  2. 4

$133 - $218

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. 114.9 miles

$24 - $35

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Engelberg via Visp, Bern, and Luzern in around 5 h 32 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Spiez
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Thun
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Langnau i.E.
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zermatt and Engelberg is 102 km. The road distance is 184 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Engelberg is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 3 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Engelberg is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 35.

No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Engelberg via Visp, Bern and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Zermatt to Engelberg, including transfers.