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Taking the train from Visp to Zermatt in 1 hour 5 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Visp to Zermatt? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 1 hour 7 minutes to travel the 32 km from Visp to Zermatt by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 5 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 31 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with SBB trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Visp to Zermatt start from $40.13 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Zermatt? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Visp to Zermatt by train

It takes an average of 1h 7m to travel from Visp to Zermatt by train, over a distance of around 20 miles (32 km). There are normally 31 trains per day traveling from Visp to Zermatt and tickets for this journey start from $40.13 when you book in advance.

First train

05:30

Last train

22:41

Departure station

Visp

Arrival station

Zermatt

Journey time

1h 5m

Distance

32 miles (20 km)

Frequency

31 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $40.13

Train and bus operators

SBB CFF FFS

Visp to Zermatt train times

Check out the next trains departing from Visp to Zermatt for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:41 10:51 1h 10m, direct
10:08 11:14 1h 6m, direct
10:41 11:51 1h 10m, direct
11:08 12:14 1h 6m, direct
11:41 12:51 1h 10m, direct
12:08 13:14 1h 6m, direct
12:41 13:51 1h 10m, direct
13:08 14:14 1h 6m, direct
13:41 14:51 1h 10m, direct
14:08 15:14 1h 6m, direct

SBB trains from Visp to Zermatt

You can travel from Visp 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 Visp to Zermatt

The price of train tickets from Visp to Zermatt starts at $40.13 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 Visp 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 Visp to Zermatt

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

The average journey time by train between Visp and Zermatt is 1 hour and 7 minutes, with around 31 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 Visp and Zermatt by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Visp to Zermatt is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Visp to Zermatt cost?

Train tickets from Visp to Zermatt can start from as little as $40.13 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 Visp to Zermatt?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Visp to Zermatt without having to change trains. There are 31 direct trains from Visp to Zermatt each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Visp to Zermatt leaves at 05:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Visp to Zermatt leaves at 22:41. 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 Visp and Zermatt by train?

Trains travelling from Visp to Zermatt cover a distance of around 20 miles (32 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zermatt to Visp.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Visp 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 01/05/2020 for travel on 01/05/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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