How to get from Florence to Zermatt

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Travel Information from Florence to Zermatt

distanceDistance231 miles (372 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £65
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £19 • 5 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Intercity Notte

Take a flight or train to travel 231 miles (372 km) to Zermatt from Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Swiss or Intercity Notte among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Florence to Zermatt.

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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 Florence to Zermatt.

International travel from Florence, Italy to Zermatt, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zermatt if travelling from Florence?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Zermatt, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 09/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Florence and Zermatt.

The current restriction level for returning to Florence, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Florence, Italy from Zermatt, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Florence from Zermatt?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

Which rules do I need to follow in Florence, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Florence from Zermatt here.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Florence and Zermatt. You can take a flight or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Zermatt, which costs on average £19.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zermatt:

A train is about £47 less than a flight, which costs on average £65 for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Florence and Zermatt is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 4 min   of travel time.

The distance between Florence and Zermatt is around 231 miles (372 km).

The average frequency per day from Florence to Zermatt is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Florence to Zermatt:

  • Trains most often depart from Florence at Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Zermatt at Zermatt, Bahnhof.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Zermatt, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Zermatt. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Florence to Zermatt tickets on Omio for £65.
  • Intercity Notte can get you to Zermatt by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Intercity Notte from Florence to Zermatt for £19 on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Zermatt often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Geneva, Zurich or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Zermatt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zermatt and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Florence and Zermatt, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £65 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £19 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Florence to Zermatt online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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