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Take the train from Füssen to Zermatt in 7 hours 25 minutes

If you want to travel from Füssen to Zermatt by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Füssen to Zermatt by train to take around 10 hours 39 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 7 hours 25 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 17 trains per day running on this route, which spans 283 km. You'll have to make 3 changes along the way on your journey to Zermatt. ICE, DB or ÖBB are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Füssen to Zermatt start from $204.45 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Füssen to Zermatt by train

It takes an average of 10h 39m to travel from Füssen to Zermatt by train, over a distance of around 176 miles (283 km). There are normally 17 trains per day traveling from Füssen to Zermatt and tickets for this journey start from $204.45 when you book in advance.

First train

05:50

Last train

22:30

Departure station

Füssen

Arrival station

Zermatt

Journey time

7h 25m

Distance

283 miles (176 km)

Frequency

17 trains per day

Changes

3 changes

Price

From $204.45

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, SBB CFF FFS

Füssen to Zermatt train times

Check out the next trains departing from Füssen to Zermatt for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:15 16:14 8h 59m, 3 changes
08:15 16:51 8h 36m, 7 changes
08:15 18:14 9h 59m, 5 changes
11:17 18:51 7h 34m, 4 changes
11:17 20:14 8h 57m, 3 changes
13:23 21:14 7h 51m, 4 changes
15:23 22:48 7h 25m, 4 changes
17:17 05:35 12h 18m, 5 changes
18:20 08:14 13h 54m, 8 changes
18:20 09:14 14h 54m, 6 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) and ÖBB trains from Füssen to Zermatt

You can travel from Füssen to Zermatt on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Füssen to Zermatt

The price of train tickets from Füssen to Zermatt starts at $204.45 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Füssen to Zermatt by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Füssen to Zermatt

Want to know more about your journey from Füssen to Zermatt? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Füssen to Zermatt take?

The average journey time by train between Füssen and Zermatt is 10 hours and 39 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Füssen and Zermatt by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Füssen to Zermatt is 7 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Füssen to Zermatt cost?

Train tickets from Füssen to Zermatt can start from as little as $204.45 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Füssen to Zermatt?

No, there are no direct train services from Füssen to Zermatt. Travelling from Füssen to Zermatt by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Füssen to Zermatt leave?

The first train from Füssen to Zermatt leaves at 05:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Füssen to Zermatt leave?

The last train from Füssen to Zermatt leaves at 22:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Füssen and Zermatt by train?

Trains travelling from Füssen to Zermatt cover a distance of around 176 miles (283 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Füssen to Zermatt for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/19/2021 for travel on 08/19/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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