By Train from Basel / Bâle (Switzerland) to Zermatt (Switzerland)

Journey Summary

Depart Basel / Bâle (Switzerland)

Basel SBB/Bâle CFF

Arrive Zermatt (Switzerland)

Journey Time
3hr 20min
Zermatt is one of the more distant ski resorts from Basel, but it's comparatively easy to make the journey by train.

1 x optimum connection every other hour

Change trains in: Visp

THIS optimum combination of trains involving only 1 x change of train in Visp is only available when setting off from Basel in even hours only.

The connecting tine between trains at Visp will be around 11 mins so booking end-2-end tickets for the entire journey on SBB's ticketing service is recommended.

This 11 min connection in Visp is virtually guaranteed so it should still be a comparatively stress-free transfer, particularly if you will be travelling with a rail pass - including a Saver Day Pass.

Set off from Basel in odd hours and you will have to make an additional change of trains in Bern - though do that and the journey time will be only 3hr 15mins.

Train 1

  • Depart: Basel / Bâle (Switzerland)
  • Arrive: Visp (for Saas-Fee and Saas Grund) (Switzerland)
  • Journey time: 1hr 59min

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Train 2

  • Depart: Visp (for Saas-Fee and Saas Grund) (Switzerland)
  • Arrive: Zermatt (Switzerland)
  • Journey time: 1 hr

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Ticket information

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