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

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Tirano

$73 - $161

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Piedimulera to Malpensa Airport T1
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lugano, Stazione to Tirano, Stazione

$118 - $176

Train  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Disentis/Mustér 5-Y
  2. Take the train from Disentis/Mustér to St. Moritz 1-Y
  3. Take the train from St. Moritz to Tirano 5-Y / ...

$170 - $297

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Tirano 222.8 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Tirano is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Tirano is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Tirano. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Tirano via Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Tirano is 188 km. The road distance is 356.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Tirano without a car is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Zermatt to Tirano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Tirano is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 170 and takes 11 h 23 min.

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Zermatt to Tirano train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Tirano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Tirano is 356 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Zermatt to Tirano.

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  • Distance: 117.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Tirano, Italy?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Tirano via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Tirano via Macugnaga, Pecetto, Piedimulera, stazione, Piedimulera, Malpensa Airport T1, Milan Airport Malpensa 1, Lugano, Piazzale Besso, and Lugano, Stazione in around 11 h 23 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 Disentis/Mustér
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$80 - $100
1st Class Ticket
$140 - $180
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Tirano
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Disentis/Mustér to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Tirano
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Bus operators
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Piedimulera to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Piedimulera to Malpensa Aeroporto, terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Lugano, Stazione to Tirano, Stazione
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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