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

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

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

$51 - $91

Cheapest option

Train, line 511 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  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

$49 - $83

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zermatt to Kandersteg 43.1 miles

$350 - $420

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  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 8 - SFr 13 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg is to taxi which costs SFr 330 - SFr 410 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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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 2 h 43 min.

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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 2 h 43 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min 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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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Kandersteg.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
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
Train from Zermatt to Stalden-Saas
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$17 - $20
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $35
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Other operators
Taxi from Zermatt to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Estimated price
$350 - $420
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
Taxi Schaller
Phone
+41 27 967 12 12
Website
taxischaller.ch

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