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Zermatt to Lausanne by train

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    22:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 57m
  • Distance
    102 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Zermatt to Lausanne by train

Fast trains from Zermatt to Lausanne take around 2 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 102 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zermatt and Lausanne.

1. Are there direct trains from Zermatt to Lausanne?

Journeys between Zermatt and Lausanne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Zermatt to Lausanne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Zermatt to Lausanne?

The Zermatt to Lausanne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Zermatt to Lausanne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lausanne is usually scheduled to depart Zermatt around 05:37 and the last train is around 22:13. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Zermatt to Lausanne train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zermatt to Lausanne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zermatt and Lausanne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Zermatt to Lausanne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity
  • Inter Regio
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional train
  • Regionalzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Lausanne to Zermatt by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.