Zermatt has two stations which are across the street from each other.
This station, which is operated by the Mattherhorn Gotthard Bahn is a terminus station so to exit the station on to the surrounding streets, you simply have to walk ahead and then turn to the left when you see the street outside.
The station has a large concrete roof, presumably to offer the ultimate in weather protection, so it has an aura of an underground station.,
Left luggage lockers are available, which are particularly useful when taking a day trip to the town and its surrounding area.
Aside from the travel desk / ticket office and the stores, which sell clothing and equipment for hiking, climbing and skiing, the station's dominant feature is the cafe / restaurant.
The station operated by the Gornergrat Bahn (GGB) is across the street from the exit at the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn station.
Though something to keep in mind, particularly when making a day trip to Zermatt, is that you may not be able to board the next GGB train to depart.
A key attraction on riding these trains is the views from the Gornergrat Bahn towards the Matterhorn mountain, so on the days when clear views are available, many of those holidaying in Zermatt, evidently make a spontaneous decision to take these trains.
Hence when SMTJ arrived in Zermatt, the queues at the ticket office were long enough to fill the next two departures and station staff were informing those intending to travel that the third departure would be used by a holiday party.
So the next available departure was leaving in around two hours!
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