Matterhorn

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Zermatt - in the heart of the alps

The magnetic draw of the Matterhorn can be felt worldwide and has made Zermatt famous internationally as a holiday destination. But the people of Zermatt have managed to prevent it from losing its feel of a village. There have been no cars on the streets of Zermatt for many years. And, bustling though the shops may be on the main street of Bahnhofstrasse, it is never far to the edge of the village. From there onwards, it is the towering mountains that set the pace. With 38 four-thousanders nearby, the peaks still command respect.

Arrival by train

Zermatt is car-free. Therefore, it makes the most sense to travel there by train. Arriving by train is convenient. And the train trip is beautiful, because it goes through the deepest cleft valley in Switzerland. Left and right are the highest mountains in Switzerland, including the Täschhorn, Dom and Weisshorn.

With the public transport service (SBB) to Visp, then change to the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn to Zermatt.

Zürich - Zermatt (3h 11 min)
Basel - Zermatt (3 h 14 min)
Geneva - Zermatt (3 h 34 min)

Timetable SBB

Website Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

Lageplan

Arrival by car

Parkhaus Terminal Täsch

Public car parking in Täsch

Access by car is only permitted to Täsch. From Täsch, one continues to Zermatt by train, or by taxi or limousine service as an alternative.
Täsch is 5 km from Zermatt. The road from Täsch to Zermatt is closed for public traffic, shuttle trains every 20 minutes, travel time 12 min.
An extensive taxi service from different private companies also serves guests, who prefer to travel to Zermatt by taxi. Please find detailed information on the following websites:

Private parking/Taxi transfer: Taxi Christophe

Private parking/Taxi transfer: Taxi Fredy

Website Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

Zermatt Bergbahnen

Zermatt Bergbahnen

Ski unlimited

On the piste, get set, go! 360 kilometres of perfectly prepared pistes with guaranteed snow await you in the MATTERHORN SKI Paradise.

Matterhorn paradise

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Skischule Zermatt

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Local Ski school and guide office in Zermatt

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