There are 4 ways to get from Zermatt to Engelberg by train, bus 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  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Bern 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Luzern 15

$102 - $190

Cheapest option

Train via Interlaken Ost  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Spiez 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470

$95 - $169

2 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt 6-Y / ...
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Göschenen, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal 1
  4. Take the bus from Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal to Luzern, Bahnhof
  5. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$117 - $215

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Engelberg 114.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Engelberg is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Engelberg is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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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.

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The distance between Zermatt and Engelberg is 102 km. The road distance is 182.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Engelberg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 190.

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Engelberg.
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  • Distance: 63.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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
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
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$40 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$70 - $85
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 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 - $60
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
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
Train from Luzern to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Göschenen, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal to Luzern, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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