There are 3 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

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

$91 - $169

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt 158.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$153 - $399

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Zermatt via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Zermatt is 170 km. The road distance is 254.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt train services, operated by MGB, arrive at Zermatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt is 254 km. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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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 Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 106.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zermatt via Visp in around 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
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 Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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 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
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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