There are 2 ways to get from Zermatt to Geneva by train or car

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp 31-Y
  2. Take the train from Visp to Genève 90

$81 - $163

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Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Geneva 145.8 miles

$30 - $45

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Genève via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Geneva is 125 km. The road distance is 233.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Zermatt to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Geneva is 233 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Zermatt to Geneva.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 78.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Zermatt to Geneva via Visp in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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 Visp to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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