There are 9 ways to get from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ece / ...

$162 - $285

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Bern 8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 122 / ...

$83 - $158

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Train via Basel SBB  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$157 - $275

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main 347.6 miles

$70 - $110

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$171 - $456

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA

$188 - $451

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 3 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 Frankfurt (FRA) MXP - FRA

$171 - $399

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA

$163 - $431

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Frankfurt (FRA) LIN - FRA

$149 - $413

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Frankfurt am Main is 460 km. The road distance is 556.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 7 h 40 min and costs SFr 150 - SFr 280.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main is 556 km. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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  • Distance: 287.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zermatt to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $240 and the journey takes 5 h 31 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $240
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 Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
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 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
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 Visp to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.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
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 - $26
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
Bus operators
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 Bern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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