How to travel from Geneva to Zermatt

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Travel Information to Zermatt from Geneva

distanceDistance78 miles (125 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range$65 -
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $65 (€56) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $65 (€56) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or SBB

Take a train to travel 78 miles (125 km) to Zermatt from Geneva. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Geneva to Zermatt.

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from Geneva to Zermatt

How to get from Geneva to Zermatt by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Geneva to Zermatt is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

SBB
08:29AM3h45
Geneva station
12:14PMZermatt Bhf
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
SBB
08:29AM3h45
Geneva station
12:14PMZermatt Bhf
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
SBB
09:39AM3h35
Geneva station
01:14PMZermatt Bhf
$1061One-way
2 transfers
Other options
SBB
09:29AM3h45
Geneva station
01:14PMZermatt Bhf
$1061One-way
1 transfer
SBB
09:39AM3h55
Geneva station
01:34PMZermatt ZBAG-lz
$1061One-way
3 transfers
SBB
09:29AM4h05
Geneva station
01:34PMZermatt ZBAG-lz
$1061One-way
2 transfers

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General Information about the journey from Geneva to Zermatt

Traveling from Geneva to Zermatt will take you through some of the most stunning scenery in Europe. With snow-capped mountains and deep green valleys, it is a breathtakingly beautiful journey. When traveling from Geneva to Zermatt, the train is the smart option for most people as it is convenient and cost effective. If you have booked accommodation in Zermatt, a shuttle bus service may be provided. Taxis are available but are more expensive than the train. Zermatt is a car free zone and those who drive must leave their cars nearby and catch a shuttle into Zermatt. Trains will take under 4 hours, traveling by bus, taxi or private car will take 3 hours.

Buses from Geneva to Zermatt

Buses from Geneva to Zermatt are normally organised by the travel company when booking accommodation. These are run by Ingrams and leave from the charter terminal at the Geneva airport. Although these will take less time than a train, you may find yourself waiting around at the airport for other passengers to arrive.

Trains from Geneva to Zermatt

Traveling by train is your best bet to go from Geneva to Zermatt. Leaving from the Geneva airport, the journey takes approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes. The trains run every thirty minutes and will take you to Visp where you are required to change trains for the final leg of the journey. The waiting time between the trains is 15 minutes and there are 31 trains per day. Switzerland, known for its precision timekeeping, has quite possibly the most efficient train system in place and not surprisingly runs on schedule.

How to get from Geneva to Zermatt

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Geneva to Zermatt, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Geneva to Zermatt and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel from Geneva to Zermatt on SBB travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Geneva to Zermatt. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

    FAQs: Travel from Geneva to Zermatt

    FAQs: Travel 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 Geneva to Zermatt.
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    There are 1 travel options from Geneva to Zermatt. You can take a train.

    The cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Zermatt is a train with an average price of $65 (€56).

    This is compared to other travel options from Geneva to Zermatt:

    A train is () less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Geneva to Zermatt costing on average ().

    The quickest way to travel between Geneva and Zermatt is by train, which takes on average 3 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    The Geneva to Zermatt distance is around 78 miles (125 km).

    The average frequency per day from Geneva to Zermatt is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Geneva and Zermatt as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Geneva to Zermatt:

      • Buses from Geneva to Zermatt most often leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Zermatt.
      • Trains mostly depart from Geneva and arrive in Zermatt.

      The following travel companies offer services from Geneva to Zermatt:

      • SBB can get you to Zermatt by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SBB from Geneva to Zermatt for $65 (€56) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Geneva to Zermatt with the following travel companies:

      • Direct services by bus with.
      • Direct services by train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zermatt as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Zermatt from Geneva.

      Looking to extend your trip from Geneva to Zermatt? Many Omio customers who go from Geneva to Zermatt usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Zurich, Interlaken or St. Moritz. If you're looking to explore Milan, Zurich, Interlaken or St. Moritz from Zermatt, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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