Lausanne to Zermatt by train

  • First train
    04:44
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 51m
  • Distance
    102 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 45m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Lausanne to Zermatt by train

Fast trains from Lausanne to Zermatt take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 102 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lausanne and Zermatt.

1. Are there direct trains from Lausanne to Zermatt?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Lausanne 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.

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

The Lausanne to Zermatt train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Zermatt is usually scheduled to depart Lausanne around 04:44 and the last train is around 00:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lausanne around 05:45, and the last at 00:45.

When to book Lausanne 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 Lausanne to Zermatt by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lausanne and Zermatt?

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

  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional train

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 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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