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There are 2 ways to get from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) by train or car

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  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Sion

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  1. Drive from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR)
Zermatt → Sion Airport (SIR)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sion Airport (SIR) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 1h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 100.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR). However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Sion via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 44m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Sion Airport (SIR) is 39 km. The road distance is 82.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) without a car is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR), including transfers.

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Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, depart from Zermatt station.

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Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Sion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) is 83 km. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR).

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  • Distance: 38.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 44m

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Sion Airport (SIR), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Sion Airport (SIR) via Visp in around 1h 44m.

Train operators
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 35
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 15 - SFr 18
1st Class Ticket
SFr 28 - SFr 32
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 55
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 26
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 55

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