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There are 2 ways to get from Zermatt to Riffelsee by train or foot

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Funicular

  1. Take the funicular from Zermatt GGB to Rotenboden

Walk

  1. Walk from Zermatt to Riffelsee

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zermatt GGB and arriving at Rotenboden. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Riffelsee is 4 km.

The best way to get from Zermatt to Riffelsee without a car is to funicular which takes 28 min and costs .

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The funicular from Zermatt GGB to Rotenboden takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Zermatt to Riffelsee train services, operated by Gornergratbahn, depart from Zermatt GGB station.

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Zermatt to Riffelsee train services, operated by Gornergratbahn, arrive at Rotenboden station.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Riffelsee.
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  • Distance: 4.4 km
  • Duration: 28 min

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

Gornergratbahn operates a train from Zermatt GGB to Rotenboden hourly, and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
Gornergratbahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@gornergrat.ch
Website
gornergratbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt GGB to Rotenboden
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Gornergratbahn

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