Geneva to Zermatt by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    20:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 29m

Travelling from Geneva to Zermatt by train

The fastest trains from Geneva to Zermatt take around 3 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 126 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Geneva and Zermatt.

Journeys between Geneva and Zermatt usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Geneva to Zermatt every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Zermatt is usually scheduled to depart Geneva around 05:30 and the last train is around 20:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Geneva around 05:30, and the last at 20:30.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Geneva to Zermatt train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Geneva to Zermatt by train.

Which trains operate between Geneva and Zermatt?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Geneva to Zermatt, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Intercités

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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