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Train Information from Zermatt to Basel

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Zermatt to Basel cover the 106 miles (171 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £74, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £55. Travellers depart most frequently from Zermatt, Bahnhof and arrive in Basel SBB.

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SBB trains between Zermatt and Basel

Travel from Zermatt to Basel from £55 with Omio’s train partners SBB! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.


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

Find the perfect SBB train between Zermatt and Basel 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 from Zermatt to 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 trip and your SBB Zermatt to Basel train ticket can cost as little as £55 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for SBB tickets from Zermatt to Basel 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: £55

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

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zermatt to Basel
Travel by train to Basel 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 Zermatt to Basel.
What is the cost of cheap trains from Zermatt to Basel?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Basel from Zermatt for as little as £55  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Zermatt to Basel cost on average?
The Zermatt to Basel train ticket price is on average £74  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Zermatt to Basel by train?
The distance to Basel from Zermatt by train is approximately 106 miles (171 km).
How long does it take from Zermatt to Basel by train?
While the time it takes to travel 106 miles (171 km) to Basel from Zermatt can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zermatt to Basel is on average 3 h 19 min.
Which train station from Zermatt to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel train station from Zermatt do I arrive in?

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

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

Where is the departure train station in Zermatt located? Where is the arrival train station in Basel located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zermatt, Bahnhof and travel around 0.2 miles (322 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the train station to the city centre in Basel.

What train providers offer a service from Zermatt to Basel?
When taking a train from Zermatt to Basel, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Basel. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Zermatt and Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there from Zermatt to Basel?
The average number of trains departing Zermatt for Basel is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Zermatt to Basel? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Zermatt to Basel, the first train leaves at 07: 15. If you prefer late night trains from Zermatt to Basel, the last train of the day leaves at 09: 13. Omio shows you the latest train from Zermatt to Basel times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between Zermatt and Basel to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Zermatt to Basel to cost on average £74 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Zermatt to Basel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zermatt, Bahnhof is the most popular Zermatt 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 Zermatt for your journey to Basel.