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Overview: Train from Munich to Zermatt

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 40 min
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Munich to Zermatt cover the 231 miles (373 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Zermatt, Bahnhof.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Munich to Zermatt

Travel to Zermatt from Munich on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Munich and Zermatt. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Munich to Zermatt, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Zermatt.

    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Munich and Zermatt?

    Travel between Munich, Germany and Zermatt, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Munich?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

    When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 28/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Munich to Zermatt before travelling.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Zermatt, Switzerland to Munich, Germany?

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

    Is my return train into Munich 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 Germany from Zermatt?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

    The government of Germany 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 28/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Munich from Zermatt closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the distance by train from Munich to Zermatt?

    You should expect to travel around 231 miles (373 km)  to Zermatt from Munich by train.

    What is the average Munich to Zermatt train duration?

    While the time it takes to travel 231 miles (373 km) between Munich and Zermatt can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Munich to Zermatt is on average 9 h 40 min.

    Which train station in Munich goes to Zermatt? Which train station do I come into Zermatt from Munich?

    When taking the train to Zermatt from Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Your journey 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 München Hbf   and arrive in Zermatt, Bahnhof.

    Where is the train station in Munich? Where is the train station in Zermatt?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zermatt, Bahnhof, located 0.2 miles (322 m) away from the city centre.

    What train providers offer a service from Munich to Zermatt?

    If you're looking for trains from Munich to Zermatt, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Zermatt. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Munich to Zermatt trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    When is the earliest train from Munich to Zermatt? When is the last train from Munich to Zermatt?

    The first train from Munich to Zermatt leaves at 08: 34   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 54. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Zermatt schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your journey to Zermatt.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +49 8913081055
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transport options for München Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
    Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    Bus lines: 68, X98
    Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB