There are 4 ways to get from Zug to Zermatt by train, bus, night train 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$96 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$72 - $147

2 alternative options

Night train, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Visp Eurocity
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt 30-Y

$91 - $172

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Zug to Zermatt 121.7 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zug to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zug to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Zug and Zermatt is 141 km. The road distance is 194.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Zug to Zermatt, including transfers.

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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 4 h 46 min.

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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 4 h 46 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
$30 - $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
Bus operators
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 Zurich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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