How to Reach Zermatt - The Easiest Way to Reach Zermatt


  • By Air: There are no flights to Zermatt; you would have to land at a major city within the country and then switch to a train or a bus.
  • By Train: Trains are the best mode of transportation to get to Zermatt. Running on the hour to Visp and Brig; you can board a train to Visp from GenevaZurich or Basel. The train passes through Visp, where you can get off.
  • By Car: If you’re looking to drive down to Zermatt, you can drive as far as Täsch, where you’ll have to park your vehicle in a public parking space and take a bus to Zermatt.
  • By Bus: There are buses that run every day from the Matterhorn Terminal (Täsch) to Visp.


  • By Bus:The buses of Zermatt are electric or solar powered vehicles that run from one end of the town to another as well as some ski stations.
  • By Train:The only train that runs in Zermatt is one that runs to the top of Mt. Gornergrat.
  • By Car:No cars are allowed within the confines of the city. Zermatt is a car-free city.
  • By Taxi:If you’re booked with a top-end hotel, you’ll have the hotel send someone to pick you up from the station.

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Modes of Transportation in Zermatt

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Zermatt. The most preferred mode of transport in Zermatt is Car.

Average distance: 3 km Average time: 5 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 5 min Overall average time for 3 kms 5 min

How to Reach Zermatt from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Täsch to Zermatt 5.99 km 5 mins
Saas-grund to Zermatt 23.67 km 23 mins
Unterbäch to Zermatt 29.61 km 29 mins
Visp to Zermatt 33.59 km 33 mins
Glis to Zermatt 40.82 km 40 mins
Crans-montana to Zermatt 43.65 km 43 mins
Wilderswil to Zermatt 72.3 km 1 hour 12 mins
Grindelwald to Zermatt 73.51 km 1 hour 13 mins
Interlaken to Zermatt 74.6 km 1 hour 14 mins
Bern to Zermatt 92.28 km 1 hour 32 mins
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