There are 4 ways to get from Zug to Zermatt 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  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$99 - $188

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$77 - $146

2 alternative options

Train via Andermatt  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Andermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 30-Y / ...

$97 - $196

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Zug to Zermatt 141.8 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zug to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Zermatt via Zürich HB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Zug and Zermatt is 141 km. The road distance is 226.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Zug to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Zug to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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Zug to Zermatt train services, operated by MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Zermatt is 227 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Zug to Zermatt.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zug to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 87.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Zug to Zermatt via Zürich HB and Visp in around 5 h 5 min.

Train operators
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 Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
Train from Andermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $80
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
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
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zürich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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