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Overview: Train from Florence to Zermatt

distanceDistance231 miles (372 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Florence to Zermatt cover the 231 miles (372 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 42 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Zermatt, Bahnhof.

Train companies

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia between Florence and Zermatt

Travel from Florence to Zermatt from £27 with Omio’s train partners Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 231 miles (372 km) long trip from Florence to Zermatt with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train from Florence to Zermatt in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Florence to Zermatt trip, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets between Florence and Zermatt don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Florence to Zermatt
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Florence, Italy to Zermatt, Switzerland?

Travel between Florence, Italy and Zermatt, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Florence?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zermatt, Switzerland?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Florence to Zermatt as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Florence, Italy from Zermatt is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Florence from Zermatt restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zermatt?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Florence, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Florence from Zermatt closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets to Zermatt from Florence cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Zermatt from Florence for as low as £27  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Florence to Zermatt cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Florence and Zermatt is £30  one way.
How many miles is it from Florence to Zermatt by train?
The Florence to Zermatt train distance is approximately 231 miles (372 km).
How long is the train journey between Florence and Zermatt?
On average the Florence to Zermatt train time is 7 h 42 min  covering the 231 miles (372 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Florence and arrival train station in Zermatt?

When taking the train between Florence and Zermatt, you can choose to depart from train stations like Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. Your route can end in train stations such as Zermatt, Bahnhof, Zermatt, Vispa and Zermatt ZBAG-zsb.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   and arrive in Zermatt, Bahnhof.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Firenze Santa Maria Novella, is located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Florence.

The most popular arrival train station, Zermatt, Bahnhof, is located 0.2 miles (322 m) away from the city centre of Zermatt.

What train companies offer a service to Zermatt from Florence?
When taking a train from Florence to Zermatt, you can count on Frecciarossa or Trenitalia for the best way to get you to Zermatt. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Florence and Zermatt and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there from Florence to Zermatt a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Florence to Zermatt. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Florence to Zermatt?
The first Florence to Zermatt train departs at 07: 17   and the last train from Florence to Zermatt leaves at 23: 40. Check out the most up-to-date Florence to Zermatt train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Zermatt from Florence for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Florence to Zermatt is on average £30 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Zermatt from Florence available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Zermatt
Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence 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 Florence for your journey to Zermatt.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0552352595
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transport options for Firenze Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R