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from Geneva to Zermatt

You can get from Geneva to Zermatt by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Geneva to Zermatt on 30 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:20Geneva1h50 18:10Zermatt
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£71One-way
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16:20Geneva1h50 18:10Zermatt
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£71One-way
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17:40Geneva1h50 19:30Zermatt
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£131One-way
16:30Geneva2h00 18:30Zermatt
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£101One-way
15:00Geneva1h50 16:50Zermatt
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£81One-way

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Sun
30 Jan
£73SBB
Mon
31 Jan
£65SBB
Tue
1 Feb
£49SBB
Wed
2 Feb
£49SBB
Thu
3 Feb
£50SBB
Fri
4 Feb
£51SBB
Sat
5 Feb
£52SBB
Sun
6 Feb
£45SBB
Mon
7 Feb
£49SBB
Tue
8 Feb
£49SBB
Wed
9 Feb
£49SBB
Thu
10 Feb
£46SBB
Fri
11 Feb
£46SBB
Sat
12 Feb
£53SBB
Sun
13 Feb
£49SBB
Mon
14 Feb
£46SBB
Tue
15 Feb
£46SBB
Wed
16 Feb
£46SBB
Thu
17 Feb
£46SBB
Fri
18 Feb
£46SBB

Travel Information between Geneva and Zermatt

distanceDistance78 miles (125 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £44 • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Take a train to travel 78 miles (125 km) from Geneva to Zermatt. SBB is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct train from Geneva to Zermatt.

General Information about the journey from Geneva to Zermatt

Travelling from Geneva to Zermatt will take you through some of the most stunning scenery in Europe. With snow-capped mountains and deep green valleys, it is a breathtakingly beautiful journey. When travelling from Geneva to Zermatt, the train is the smart option for most people as it is convenient and cost effective. If you have booked accommodation in Zermatt, a shuttle bus service may be provided. Taxis are available but are more expensive than the train. Zermatt is a car free zone and those who drive must leave their cars nearby and catch a shuttle into Zermatt. Trains will take under 4 hours, travelling by bus, taxi or private car will take 3 hours.

Buses from Geneva to Zermatt

Buses from Geneva to Zermatt are normally organised by the travel company when booking accommodation. These are run by Ingrams and leave from the charter terminal at the Geneva airport. Although these will take less time than a train, you may find yourself waiting around at the airport for other passengers to arrive.

Trains from Geneva to Zermatt

Travelling by train is your best bet to go from Geneva to Zermatt. Leaving from the Geneva airport, the journey takes approximately 3 hours and 40 minutes. The trains run every thirty minutes and will take you to Visp where you are required to change trains for the final leg of the journey. The waiting time between the trains is 15 minutes and there are 31 trains per day. Switzerland, known for its precision timekeeping, has quite possibly the most efficient train system in place and not surprisingly runs on schedule.

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Geneva to Zermatt?

Getting from Geneva to Zermatt includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way from Geneva to Zermatt?

Going by train is the quickest way from Geneva to Zermatt with an average travel time of 3 h 35 min.

What is the distance from Geneva to Zermatt?

The distance from Geneva to Zermatt is approximately 78 miles (125 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Geneva to Zermatt?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Zermatt is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Geneva and Zermatt as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Geneva? Where do I arrive in Zermatt?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Geneva to Zermatt:

  • Most travellers take a train from Genève to Zermatt, Bahnhof.

Which travel companies can take me from Geneva to Zermatt?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Geneva and Zermatt:

  • You can travel by train to Zermatt from Geneva with SBB, and you can find SBB Geneva to Zermatt tickets for £44 on Omio.

Is there a direct service to Zermatt from Geneva?

Yes, there is a direct route available between Geneva and Zermatt:

  • You can travel directly by train with with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zermatt as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Zermatt from Geneva.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Geneva to Zermatt?

Many of our customers travelling from Geneva to Zermatt don't make Zermatt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Zurich, Milan or Interlaken, either of which you could add to your Geneva and Zermatt trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zermatt to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book tickets from Geneva to Zermatt online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Geneva to Zermatt, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £44 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Zermatt tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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