Zermatt to Zurich by train

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    22:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 15m
  • Distance
    162 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 2m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Zermatt to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Zermatt to Zurich take around 3 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 162 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zermatt and Zurich.

1. Are there direct trains from Zermatt to Zurich?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Zermatt to Zurich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

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

The Zermatt to Zurich train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Zermatt around 05:37 and the last train is around 22:13. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Zermatt to Zurich 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 Zermatt to Zurich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zermatt and Zurich?

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

  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regional train
  • Regionalzug

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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