How to get from Zurich to Zermatt

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from Zurich to Zermatt

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Zermatt on 03 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:02Zürich HB3h12 11:14Zermatt Bhf
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08:02Zürich HB3h12 11:14Zermatt Bhf
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10:02Zürich HB3h12 13:14Zermatt Bhf
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09:02Zürich HB3h12 12:14Zermatt Bhf
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08:32Zürich HB3h19 11:51Zermatt Bhf
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Travel Information from Zurich to Zermatt

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £163 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or SBB

Travel 100 miles (161 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Zurich and Zermatt. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Swiss or SBB among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Zermatt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Zermatt

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 Zurich to Zermatt.

There are 4 travel options from Zurich to Zermatt: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Zermatt. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Zermatt:

A ferry is about £3 less than a coach, which costs on average £3 for this trip.

A ferry is £163 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Zermatt costing on average £163.

A ferry journey is usually £85 less than a journey to Zermatt by train, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Zurich to Zermatt is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Zermatt from Zurich can usually take longer:

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The Zurich to Zermatt distance is approximately 100 miles (161 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Zermatt is:

  • 19 trains a day.

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

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Zermatt, Bahnhof.

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

  • Travel with Swiss to go to Zermatt by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Zurich to Zermatt tickets on Omio for £163.
  • Travel with SBB for trains to Zermatt. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SBB Zurich to Zermatt tickets on Omio for £85.

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Zermatt with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct flight to Zermatt with Swiss.
  • You'll find direct train services to Zermatt with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Zermatt tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Zermatt often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Geneva, Milan or Interlaken. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Zermatt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zermatt and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £3 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £163 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £85 one way.

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

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