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Traveling from Gallarate to Zermatt by train

Looking to travel from Gallarate to Zermatt by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 4 hours 51 minutes to travel from Gallarate to Zermatt by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 2 hours 57 minutes though. You'll usually find 13 trains per day running along the 91 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Zermatt, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. Trains on this route are usually operated by either Trenitalia or SBB. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Gallarate to Zermatt start from $71.93 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Zermatt by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Gallarate to Zermatt by train

It takes an average of 4h 51m to travel from Gallarate to Zermatt by train, over a distance of around 56 miles (91 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Gallarate to Zermatt and tickets for this journey start from $71.93 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

2h 57m


91 miles (56 km)


13 trains per day


1 change


From $71.93

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, SBB CFF FFS, Trenord

Gallarate to Zermatt train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gallarate to Zermatt for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:24 10:51 3h 27m, 3 changes
09:00 13:51 4h 51m, 2 changes
11:24 15:51 4h 27m, 3 changes
11:24 16:10 4h 46m, 2 changes
13:24 17:14 3h 50m, 3 changes
14:54 17:51 2h 57m, 1 change
15:00 18:51 3h 51m, 3 changes
15:24 20:14 4h 50m, 2 changes
17:24 21:14 3h 50m, 2 changes
18:54 22:48 3h 54m, 1 change

Trenitalia and SBB trains from Gallarate to Zermatt

You can travel from Gallarate to Zermatt on Trenitalia and SBB 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.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Gallarate to Zermatt

The price of train tickets from Gallarate to Zermatt starts at $71.93 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 Gallarate 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 Gallarate to Zermatt

Want to know more about your journey from Gallarate 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 Gallarate to Zermatt take?

The average journey time by train between Gallarate and Zermatt is 4 hours and 51 minutes, with around 13 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 Gallarate and Zermatt by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gallarate to Zermatt is 2 hours and 57 minutes.

How much does the train from Gallarate to Zermatt cost?

Train tickets from Gallarate to Zermatt can start from as little as $71.93 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 Gallarate to Zermatt?

No, there are no direct train services from Gallarate to Zermatt. Travelling from Gallarate to Zermatt by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Gallarate to Zermatt leaves at 07:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Gallarate to Zermatt leaves at 23:24. 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 Gallarate and Zermatt by train?

Trains travelling from Gallarate to Zermatt cover a distance of around 56 miles (91 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Gallarate to Zermatt for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. 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 02/02/2020 for travel on 02/02/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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