Travel To Zermatt
Arriving by car
Zermatt is car-free - travel by car is only possible until Täsch!
Access for private transport is only permitted up to Täsch (5 km before Zermatt). The Täsch-Zermatt street is subject to authorization and is closed to public transport. Shuttle trains run between Täsch and Zermatt every 20 minutes.
There are various parking options in Täsch - the Matterhorn Terminal offers 2,100 covered parking lots (up to 2.30 m high). From the terminal you can easily change to the shuttle train to Zermatt - more information
There are also more than 1,000 parking lots (covered and uncovered) at private providers who also offer taxi transportation to Zermatt:
Please inform yourself in advance from the providers about permitted vehicle heights for covered parking spaces.
Arrival by train
Traveling by train to car-free Zermatt is definitely recommended. Intercity trains make it easy to get to Visp and change to the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn. The trains are equipped with bike racks (usually at the end of the train).
Tips for traveling by train:
Book early and benefit from cheap SBB savings day tickets - more information
Arrival with a lot of luggage, no problem! You can drop off your luggage at various Swiss train stations and have it sent straight to Zermatt. Check-in of luggage at least 2 days before arrival - more information
Holders of a general subscription / Half-Fare travelcard or Swiss Travel Pass benefit from a 50% discount on bike passes from the Zermatt Bergbahnen - more information
The shuttle trains to Zermatt run regularly (every 20 minutes) and run every hour during the weekends during the night - so after the party on Saturday you can still get to Täsch without any problems.