How to travel from Paris to Zermatt

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from Paris to Zermatt

You can get from Paris to Zermatt by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Paris to Zermatt on Aug 16 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:45PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h10 09:55PMGeneva International Airport
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Travel Information from Paris to Zermatt

distanceDistance318 miles (513 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $131
fastestFastest modeFlight • $71 (€65) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Trenitalia

Travel 318 miles (513 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Paris to Zermatt. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Zermatt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Zermatt

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 Paris to Zermatt.

Travel between Paris, France and Zermatt, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travelers from France enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zermatt from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zermatt, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 8/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zermatt from Paris.

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Zermatt, Switzerland?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Zermatt?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Zermatt here.

There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Zermatt: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Zermatt from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zermatt:

A bus is $67 (€62) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Zermatt costing on average $71 (€65).

Taking a bus is usually $128 (€119) less than taking a train to Zermatt, which costs on average $131 (€122) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Zermatt from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Zermatt can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Zermatt by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 32 min.

The distance from Paris to Zermatt is approximately 318 miles (513 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Zermatt is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Paris to Zermatt as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Paris to Zermatt:

  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Paris to Zermatt depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zermatt, Bahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Zermatt:

  • You can travel to Zermatt from Paris by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $71 (€65) with Vueling from Paris to Zermatt.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Zermatt with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $131 (€122) with Trenitalia from Paris to Zermatt.
Omio customers who travel from Paris to Zermatt often also extend their vacation to go to Geneva, Zurich or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zermatt and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Paris to Zermatt, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $71 (€65) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $131 (€122) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Zermatt online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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