How to travel from Zurich to Zermatt

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from Zurich to Zermatt

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

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

SBB
09:02AM3h12
Zürich Hbf
12:14PMZermatt Bhf
$1451One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
SBB
09:02AM3h12
Zürich Hbf
12:14PMZermatt Bhf
$1451One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Swiss
11:55AM0h50
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
12:45PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$6361One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SBB
10:02AM3h12
Zürich Hbf
01:14PMZermatt Bhf
$1451One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:02AM3h12
Zürich Hbf
11:14AMZermatt Bhf
$1451One-way
2 transfers
SBB
10:32AM3h19
Zürich Hbf
01:51PMZermatt Bhf
$1451One-way
2 transfers
Swiss
09:10AM0h50
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
10:00AMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$6361One-way
0 transfers
Swiss
01:00PM0h55
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
01:55PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$6361One-way
0 transfers
Swiss
04:45PM0h50
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
05:35PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$6361One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Zurich to Zermatt

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or flight
priceTicket price range$112 - $397
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $112 (€98) • 3 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $397 (€347) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSWISS or SBB

Travel 100 miles (161 km) by train or flight from Zurich to Zermatt. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are SWISS or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Zermatt.

How to get from Zürich to Zermatt

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich 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 Zürich 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 on Trenitalia, SBB and SWISS travel from Zurich to Zermatt at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of travel include its high-speed travel Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night travel. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia travel.

Taking a travel with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Zurich to Zermatt, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 100 miles (161 km) long travel trip. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Zurich to Zermatt journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia travel schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes between Zurich and Zermatt, and buy your cheap Trenitalia travel ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel to Zermatt from Zurich.

      FAQs: Travel from Zurich 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 Zurich to Zermatt.
      FAQs

      There are 2 options to travel to Zermatt from Zurich including taking a train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Zermatt is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $112 (€98) compared to other travel options to Zermatt:

      Taking a train costs $286 (€250) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $397 (€347) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Zermatt is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Train takes on average 3 h 12 min.

      You should expect to travel around 100 miles (161 km) between Zurich and Zermatt.

      The average frequency per day from Zurich to Zermatt is:

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

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

        • Most travelers board their train from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Zermatt, Bahnhof.

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

        • You can take a flight from Zurich to Zermatt with SWISS or SAS. Cheap tickets can be found for $397 (€347) with SWISS from Zurich to Zermatt.
        • You can take a train from Zurich to Zermatt with SBB or Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $112 (€98) with Trenitalia from Zurich to Zermatt.

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

        • Direct services by plane with SWISS.
        • Take a direct 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 Zurich.

        Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Zermatt often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Geneva, Interlaken or St. Moritz. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zermatt and these popular destinations at a great price.

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