There are 3 ways to get from Zermatt to Grindelwald by train, night bus or car
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Train • 3 h 31 min
$54 - $112
Train, night bus • 4 h 4 min
$53 - $107
1 alternative option
Drive • 2 h 39 min
$16 - $25
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 16 - SFr 25 and takes 2 h 39 min.
The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 16 - SFr 25 and takes 2 h 39 min.
No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Grindelwald via Visp, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.
The distance between Zermatt and Grindelwald is 70 km. The road distance is 128.7 km.
The best way to get from Zermatt to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 120.
It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Zermatt to Grindelwald, including transfers.
Zermatt to Grindelwald train services, operated by MGB, depart from Zermatt station.
Zermatt to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Grindelwald station.
Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Grindelwald is 129 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Zermatt to Grindelwald.
There are 1020+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at $79 USD per night.
What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?
You can take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald via Visp, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 3 h 31 min.
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.
Train from Visp to Spiez
- Ave. Duration
- 27 min
- Estimated price
- $23 - $45
- Schedules at
Train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
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