Cheap train tickets from Basel to Zermatt

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Cheapest

£99

Average

£102

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Basel to Zermatt will cost around £ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 99.

Cheapest
15:56Basel SBB3h18 19:14Zermatt Bhf
2 changes
£991One-way
16:28Basel SBB3h23 19:51Zermatt Bhf
1 changes
£1061One-way

Train schedule Basel to Zermatt

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15:56Basel SBB3h18 19:14Zermatt Bhf
0 changes
16:28Basel SBB3h23 19:51Zermatt Bhf
0 changes

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Thu
20 Jan
£96SBB
Fri
21 Jan
£88SBB
Sat
22 Jan
£76SBB
Sun
23 Jan
£54SBB
Tue
25 Jan
£64SBB
Wed
26 Jan
£46SBB
Thu
27 Jan
£54SBB
Fri
28 Jan
£46SBB
Sat
29 Jan
£54SBB
Sun
30 Jan
£62SBB
Mon
31 Jan
£54SBB
Tue
1 Feb
£46SBB
Wed
2 Feb
£46SBB
Fri
4 Feb
£46SBB
Sat
5 Feb
£46SBB
Sun
6 Feb
£46SBB
Mon
7 Feb
£48Trenitalia
Tue
8 Feb
£46SBB

Fastest train times from Basel to Zermatt

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 18 m

Average

3 h 20 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

171 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Zermatt without changing at least once.

Fastest
15:56Basel SBB3h18 19:14Zermatt Bhf
2 changes
£991One-way
16:28Basel SBB3h23 19:51Zermatt Bhf
1 changes
£1061One-way

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Overview: Train from Basel to Zermatt

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£79 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSBB

Trains from Basel to Zermatt cover the 106 miles (171 km) long route taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £54, but the average price of train tickets is £79. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Zermatt, Bahnhof.

Train providers: SBB trains Basel to Zermatt

For as little as £54 you can travel by train between Basel and Zermatt with SBB. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

SBB

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

Find the perfect SBB train from Basel to Zermatt for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest SBB train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Zermatt from Basel. You can also check relevant travel information for the SBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap SBB train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 106 miles (171 km) on this journey and your SBB Basel to Zermatt train ticket can cost as little as £54 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for SBB tickets from Basel to Zermatt in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official SBB train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: £54

Please follow the recommendations outlined by SBB when booking your train tickets between Basel and Zermatt due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Basel to Zermatt

Travel by train 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.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train to Zermatt from Basel cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Zermatt from Basel for as little as £54  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets to Zermatt from Basel?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Basel to Zermatt is £79  one way.

How many miles is it from Basel to Zermatt by train?

The Basel to Zermatt train distance is approximately 106 miles (171 km).

How long is the train to Zermatt from Basel?

The Basel to Zermatt train duration is on average 3 h 18 min, which is to be expected when travelling 106 miles (171 km) to Zermatt from Basel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Basel and arrival train station in Zermatt?

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

Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB   to Zermatt, Bahnhof   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Basel train station located? Where is the Zermatt train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Zermatt, Bahnhof and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (322 m) from the train station to the city centre in Zermatt.

What train providers go from Basel to Zermatt?

Take the Basel to Zermatt train with SBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Zermatt from Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there from Basel to Zermatt a day?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Basel to Zermatt. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Basel to Zermatt? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the first train from Basel to Zermatt at 05: 28   or take the last train from Basel to Zermatt leaving at 19: 28. Look for the latest Basel Zermatt train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between Basel and Zermatt to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Basel and Zermatt within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £79 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Zermatt a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Zermatt
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your journey to Zermatt.