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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  6 h

  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 Varenna Esino

$67 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatillon to Monza 471
  2. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino Re_8

$53 - $89

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$57 - $114

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Varenna 171.5 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Varenna is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Varenna is to drive which takes 3 h 56 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 60.

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The distance between Zermatt and Varenna is 119 km. The road distance is 274 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Zermatt to Varenna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Varenna Esino via Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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

You can take a train from Zermatt to Varenna via Brig Bahnhofplatz, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 6 h.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Trenitalia Eurocity
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
Train from Visp to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Monza to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
trenord.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chatillon to Monza
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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