There are 10 ways to get from Zermatt to Salzburg by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$172 - $316

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cervinia, Cervinia Ski to Milan, Milan Ski41
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Salzburg Lastenstraße

$95 - $138

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg

$132 - $226

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Salzburg 399.9 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Zurich, fly, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf

$221 - $549

Train to Berne, fly, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Thun
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Munich (MUC) BRN - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf

$223 - $782

Train to Geneva, fly, train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf

$156 - $369

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Munich (MUC) MXP - MUC
  4. Take the train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf

$145 - $318

Train to Basel, fly, train  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf

$189 - $474

Train, shuttle to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Centrale Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  4. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Munich (MUC) BGY - MUC
  5. Take the train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf

$188 - $584

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Salzburg via Visp and Zürich HB in around 10 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Salzburg via Cervinia, Cervinia Ski and Milano Lampugnano in around 17 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Avg. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Basel to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Avg. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Zürich HB
Avg. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Avg. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Thun
Avg. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Avg. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Avg. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Avg. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$28 - $33
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cervinia, Cervinia Ski to Milan, Milan
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Orio Shuttle
Phone
035.319366
Email
ticket@orioshuttle.com
Website
orioshuttle.com
Shuttle from Milano Centrale Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Avg. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
orioshuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zermatt to Salzburg?

The distance between Zermatt and Salzburg is 448 km. The road distance is 640 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Salzburg is to drive which costs SFr 95 and takes 8 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zermatt to Salzburg?

The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Salzburg is to drive which takes 8 h 6 min and costs SFr 95.

Is there a direct train between Zermatt and Salzburg?

No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Visp and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Zermatt to Salzburg?

It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to get from Zermatt to Salzburg, including transfers.