Geneva to Zermatt by train

  • First train
    04:51
  • Last train
    20:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 29m
  • Distance
    126 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 48m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Geneva to Zermatt by train

Fast 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.

1. Are there direct trains from Geneva to Zermatt?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Geneva to Zermatt every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Geneva to Zermatt?

The Geneva to Zermatt train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Geneva to Zermatt train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Zermatt is usually scheduled to depart Geneva around 04:51 and the last train is around 20:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Geneva around 04:51, and the last at 20:30.

When to book Geneva to Zermatt train tickets?

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Which train companies operate between Geneva and Zermatt?

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

  • Eurocity
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional train
  • Schnellzug

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

Zermatt to Geneva by train

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