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Zermatt to Arnhem by train

It takes an average of 12h 22m to travel from Zermatt to Arnhem by train, over a distance of around 420 miles (676 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Zermatt to Arnhem and tickets for this journey start from €122.41 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 21m
Price€122.41 - €263.26
Distance420 miles (676 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
Departure stationZermatt
Arrival stationArnhem
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsABR, SBB CFF FFS, DB, erb,

Zermatt to Arnhem train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zermatt to Arnhem for Tuesday 12th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:37 19:28 10h 51m, 3 changes
09:37 19:28 9h 51m, 4 changes
10:13 20:58 10h 45m, 2 changes
11:37 20:58 9h 21m, 3 changes
12:13 22:28 10h 15m, 2 changes
12:37 22:28 9h 51m, 4 changes
13:37 00:15 10h 38m, 4 changes
14:13 06:30 16h 17m, 4 changes
14:37 06:30 15h 53m, 5 changes
15:37 07:15 15h 38m, 4 changes

SBB, Deutsche Bahn, NS and ÖBB trains from Zermatt to Arnhem

You can travel from Zermatt to Arnhem on SBB, Deutsche Bahn, NS 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.

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).

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.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

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 Zermatt to Arnhem

Train tickets from Zermatt to Arnhem start at €122.41 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 Zermatt to Arnhem 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Zermatt and Arnhem is 12 hours and 22 minutes, with around 21 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 Zermatt and Arnhem by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zermatt to Arnhem is 9 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Zermatt to Arnhem cost?

Train tickets from Zermatt to Arnhem can start from as little as €122.41 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 Zermatt to Arnhem?

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

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

The first train from Zermatt to Arnhem leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Zermatt to Arnhem leaves at 22:13. 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 Zermatt and Arnhem by train?

Trains travelling from Zermatt to Arnhem cover a distance of around 420 miles (676 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Arnhem to Zermatt.
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 Zermatt to Arnhem for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/03/2019. 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 01/06/2019 for travel on 28/07/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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