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Gstaad to Zermatt by train

It takes an average of 4h 02m to travel from Gstaad to Zermatt by train, over a distance of around 38 miles (61 km). There are normally 28 trains per day travelling from Gstaad to Zermatt and tickets for this journey start from $102.22 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 09m
Distance38 miles (61 km)
Frequency28 trains per day
Departure stationGstaad
Arrival stationZermatt
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Gstaad to Zermatt train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gstaad to Zermatt for Tuesday May 7th 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:05 14:14 3h 09m, 3 changes
11:24 15:14 3h 50m, 3 changes
12:23 15:51 3h 28m, 3 changes
12:53 17:10 4h 17m, 2 changes
13:05 16:14 3h 09m, 3 changes
13:24 17:14 3h 50m, 3 changes
14:23 17:51 3h 28m, 3 changes
14:53 19:14 4h 21m, 2 changes
15:05 18:14 3h 09m, 3 changes
15:24 19:14 3h 50m, 3 changes

SBB trains from Gstaad to Zermatt

You can travel from Gstaad to Zermatt on 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.

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 Gstaad to Zermatt

Train tickets from Gstaad to Zermatt start at $102.22 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around .
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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 Gstaad 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Gstaad to Zermatt

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

The average journey time by train between Gstaad and Zermatt is 4 hours and 2 minutes, with around 28 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 Gstaad and Zermatt by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gstaad to Zermatt is 3 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Gstaad to Zermatt cost?

Train tickets from Gstaad to Zermatt can start from as little as $102.22 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 Gstaad to Zermatt?

No, there are no direct train services from Gstaad to Zermatt. Travelling from Gstaad to Zermatt by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

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

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

The last train from Gstaad to Zermatt leaves at 22:35. 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 Gstaad and Zermatt by train?

Trains travelling from Gstaad to Zermatt cover a distance of around 38 miles (61 km) during the journey.

Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Gstaad to Zermatt for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/07/2019. 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 05/31/2019 for travel on 07/09/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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