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Zermatt Ski Resort & Transfer Guide

Zermatt has the perfect combination - world’s best mountain restaurants, Alpine charm, reliable snow, magnificent scenery and excellent slopes.
It is really a magical ski resort with a worldwide fame, therefore thousands of people are coming back every year. The resort is eco-friendly, family friendly and simply impossible to leave once you experience its beauty and charm.

When looking for transfer provider for your marvelous ski holidays at Zermatt, be sure to choose Alps2Alps for the best price and service on the market.

Ski Resort Location

Zermatt is a small, charming village town in Swiss Alps. The resort is located at the foot of the most famous Swiss mountain - the Matterhorn. Its history started already back in 19th century, first as mountaineering center, then became winter resort too.
Skiing in Zermatt is split into four areas - Gornergrat, Sunnegga, Klein Matterhorn and Schwarzsee. There is a wide range of pistes for every taste.

You can find skiers from all around the world at Zermatt, especially tourists from USA and Japan have made the resort as one of their top choices.

This holiday destination can be proud of a varied offering, including a modern lift system, comfortable hotels, practical holiday apartments and friendly hosts. An active nightlife is also on the menu. It is a car-free village - only taxis and electric carts are operating.

Closest Airports to Zermatt

If you’re flying to Zermatt be sure to arrive via one of the closest airports to the resort:

Closest Train Stations to Zermatt

Zermatt can be reached by train easily, the station is located in the center of the town.
Swiss railways -

Transfer Times

These transfer times to Zermatt are approximate only - traffic and weather conditions can impact transfer times:

  • Sion Airport (SIR)  – 2 hours
  • Geneva Airport (GVA)  – 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP) – 4 hours 50 minutes
  • Milano Linate Airport (LIN) – 5 hours
  • Euroairport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL/MLH/EAP) – 4 hours 20 minutes

How Much Will Your Transfer Cost

Transfers to Zermatt from your chosen airport are always done smoothly and fast with the best possible price if you chose Alps2Alps. The final transfer price to Zermatt depends on:

  • Arrival airport
  • Distance to Zermatt
  • Number of people in your group
  • Day and time of transfer
  • Special offers at the time you book

Midweek (Monday-Friday) transfer to Zermatt means that the prices will be up to 60% lower than weekend prices and during the off-season and off-peak you save even more. We take into consideration vehicle availability and utilization, schedule of transfers and other costs like road tolls and parking fees when calculating your final price.

If you are planning to travel to Zermatt as a larger group or there are any other specific necessities, get in touch with us directly.

As the village town is car-free, your transfer will be provided only till Tasch and after you can take cable car to access Zermatt.

Resort Open & Closing Dates

Seasonal opening dates at Zermatt are subject to snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:

  • Season opens - 25th November
  • Season closes - 30th April

Ski Resort Essentials

Zermatt ski resort sits at 1620m with pistes from 1620 to 3900m above sea level. Here are some essential stats of the Zermatt ski resort:

  • 21 black pistes
  • 41 red pistes
  • 12 blue pistes
  • Total pistes: 59
  • Downhill pistes in area: 360km
  • Cross-country pistes in area: 29km

The famous Zermatt ski resort is not only one of the best resorts for skiers, but for snowboarders too. They can explore the Gravity Park, which has an incredible halfpipe, a variety of rails and kickers, wall ride and plenty of other obstacles.

Family Friendly/Kids

Local ski schools are friendly and ready to serve, there are lift pass discounts for families and youth to enjoy skiing in the healthful Alpine air.
The fun in the snow is the core activity - part of world-class skiing, families can also experience hiking and snowshoeing, sledding, tobogganing, heli-skiing and ski tours with breathtaking views all around. Even the restaurants here are family friendly, the resort also has cinema and spa center - Zermatt is one of the most popular choices for family ski holidays in Swiss Alps.

Weather/ Snow Weekly Forecast

Maps of Zermatt

Zermatt Piste Map

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Tourist Resources & Links

We sure to check these links for useful information when traveling to fabulous Zermatt ski resort, therefore you will get the most out of your ski holidays:

How to Choose Transfers to Zermatt

We highly recommend Alps2Alps for your transfer to Zermatt ski resort because you will benefit from:

  • The lowest transfer price
  • 24/7 customer service ready to help
  • English-speaking, friendly drivers
  • Full commitment to reliability and punctuality
  • Modern and comfortable fleet

Book Your Ski Transfer to Zermatt

Zermatt ski resort is popular amongst winter sports lovers, therefore, be sure to book your transfer in advance. Don’t hesitate, you can always write us or call us if you have any questions about your transfer!

Book your transfer here!