There are 3 ways to get from Zermatt to Gstaad by train or car

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Train via Spiez  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Spiez 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen

$63 - $115

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Montreux 90
  3. Take the train from Montreux to Gstaad 120 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Gstaad 106.1 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Gstaad. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Gstaad via Visp, Spiez and Zweisimmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Gstaad is 62 km. The road distance is 169.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Gstaad without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Zermatt to Gstaad, including transfers.

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

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Zermatt to Gstaad train services, operated by BLS AG, arrive at Zweisimmen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Gstaad is 170 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Zermatt to Gstaad.

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There are 915+ hotels available in Gstaad. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Gstaad.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Zermatt to Gstaad via Visp, Spiez, and Zweisimmen in around 4 h 11 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)

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 Spiez
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MOB
Website
mob.ch
Train from Montreux to Gstaad
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mob.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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