Basel to Zermatt train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Basel to Zermatt

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 18 m

Average

4 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

171 km

Cheap train tickets from Basel to start from $67 with an average ticket price of $93.

The fastest train from Basel to takes 3h 18m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 8m and covers a distance of 171 km.

6 trains that leave Basel for every day with 6 travelling directly.

SBB
07:56AM3h18
Basel
11:14AMZermatt
$671One-way
0 transfers
SBB
09:28AM3h23
Basel
12:51PMZermatt
$681One-way
0 transfers
Trenitalia
11:28AM8h09
Basel
07:37PMZermatt
$701One-way
0 transfers
SBB
08:56AM3h18
Basel
12:14PMZermatt
$1291One-way
0 transfers
SBB
07:28AM3h23
Basel
10:51AMZermatt
$1321One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Basel to Zermatt

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$139 (€120)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSBB or Trenitalia

Trains from Basel to Zermatt cover the 106 miles (171 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like SBB or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $67 (€58), but the average price of train tickets is $139 (€120). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Zermatt.

Train companies: SBB and Trenitalia from Basel to Zermatt trains

You can travel by train from Basel to Zermatt with SBB and Trenitalia for as low as $66 (€57). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip from Basel to Zermatt, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

Basel to Zermatt train information with SBB:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: $66
  • SBB frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Trains from Basel to Zermatt

FAQs: Travel by train from Basel to Zermatt easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Zermatt.
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Cheap train tickets from Basel to Zermatt can start from as little as $67 (€58) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Basel to Zermatt is $139 (€120); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Basel to Zermatt train travel time is 3 h 18 min   for the 106 mile (171 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Basel to Zermatt leaves at 6: 28 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Basel to Zermatt leaves at 11: 33 PM.
There are 3 trains a day from Basel to Zermatt which require at least one change with SBB or Trenitalia. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Basel to Zermatt train with SBB or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Basel to Zermatt as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 33 PM.

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your route from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St. Johann. When arriving in Zermatt, you can end your trip in train stations like Zermatt, Zermatt, Bahnhof and Zermatt ZBAG-zsb.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zermatt, located 0 miles (0 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Zermatt from Basel is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 18 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Basel to Zermatt is April.
Yes, you can take a train between Basel and Zermatt.

Important Stations and Airports in Basel and Zermatt

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