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There are 4 ways to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 31-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Kandersteg 300

$49 - $89

Cheapest option

Train, line 511 bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Stalden-Saas
  2. Take the line 511 bus from Stalden-Saas, Bahnhof to Brig, Bahnhof 511
  3. Take the train from Brig to Kandersteg 300

$47 - $81

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Zermatt to Kandersteg 43.1 miles

$340 - $410

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Kandersteg 43.1 miles

$9 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 13 and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg is to taxi which costs SFr 330 - SFr 410 and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Kandersteg. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Kandersteg via Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Kandersteg is 53 km. The road distance is 68.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Kandersteg is 69 km. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Zermatt to Kandersteg.

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There are 937+ hotels available in Kandersteg. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

You can take a train from Zermatt to Kandersteg via Brig Bahnhofplatz and Brig in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Train from Zermatt to Stalden-Saas
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$16 - $20
1st Class Ticket
$28 - $34
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Other operators
Taxi from Zermatt to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Taxi Schaller
Phone
+41 27 967 12 12
Website
taxischaller.ch
Taxi Metro
Phone
+41 27 967 64 44
Taxi Matterhorn
Phone
+41 27 967 85 85
Daniel Taxi
Phone
+41 27 967 84 83
Website
taxidaniel.ch
Alphubel Taxi
Phone
+41 27 967 15 50
Website
alphubel.ch

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