Transfer from Zurich to Zermatt will be a very comfortable trip for you this ski season. If you’re looking forward for a trip to Alpine ski resort heavyweight, ensure you can 100% rely on your airport transfer provider. Read below everything you need to know about your journey from plane to powder, and more information to answer a question «Why can I trust Alps2Alps transfers?».
On average, transfers from Zurich to Zermatt will take around 3 hours 40 minutes, but there are can happen significant changes depending on the time you travel. You should know that at peak times of ski season, you can encounter some waiting on road on the way to the ski resort. We will always do everything possible to ensure you are feeling comfortable for all duration of your transfer.
Alps2Alps strongly recommend our clients travelling midweek to lower your journey time and guarantee yourself more time on the slopes.
Travelling to Zermatt it’s important to know that for environmental reasons, the resort completely prohibits the movement of motor vehicles. That’s why all cars must be parked in Tasch. So, we drive till Tash cable car. And from there you can reach the centre of the resort in 12 minutes by train.
The first route will lead you from Zurich to the south along Lake Lauerzersee through the cities of Brunnen/Brig to the ski resort.
Sometimes tourists can use an alternative route. It would be a journey from Zurich via Bern/ Fribour/Montreux to the city of Martigny. And then to the east through Sion. This is a much longer drive (more than 4 hours of way), so should only be used if other option is not available.
You don’t have to go straight up to the point of your destination. If you or someone in your company wants to make a stop during the transfer – that’s ok.
We can easily make stop at any stage to stretch legs or just to breathe some fresh alpine air. Simple ask your driver to make this pause.
What to do also?
There are plenty of supermarkets en-route to Zermatt. So you can pick up your much-needed ski holiday essentials (and maybe a few snacks for the journey) before you get to the ski resort. Besides, some products bought on the way to Zermatt may cost cheaper than those in the resort itself.
During our trip, you sure would like to make some beautiful pictures of the amazing alpine landscapes. From key landmarks to spectacular mountain scenery, you may find something very special to satisfy your sightseeing cravings.
Just take out your camera and start photo shooting!
It’s important to remember that your journey from Zurich to Zermatt will take you to a quite high altitude that may lead to some potential complications.
Zurich airport sits at 432m, Zermatt ski resort - at 1620m. This trip can present problems for some passengers (mild discomfort, nausea, headaches and dizziness). All of these can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Children are especially prone to feeling unwell during the trip through the mountains on steep, serpentine roads. So, don’t be shy to ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle or make a stop, if needed, to help you feel more comfortable.
The world-famous Swiss resort Zermatt is located at an altitude of 1620 m in the upper valley of the Visp Valley in the canton of Valais in the southern part of the Swiss Alps. The resort offers the most luxurious ski area, surrounded by peaks Monte Rosa and the Matterhorn.
Zermatt is one of the most prestigious year-round resorts in the world, and its beautiful symbol - the proud peak of the Matterhorn is known to many generations of mountaineers and skiers. Zermatt is the standard of a ski resort. Here there is everything - and the Alpine village, and a dozen lifts throwing above 3000 m and showcase expensive shops, and ski runs, and an exciting safari to neighbouring Italy. One of the best in Europe snowpark. Snowy guarantee in winter and summer skiing on the glacier.
Sure, Zermatt is one of the dozen of the Best of the Alps resorts.
Situated 13km north of Zurich city centre, Zurich Airport is one of the most popular airports to service the Alps. During peak season, huge crowds of ski tourists are coming here to start their journey to Alpine ski resorts. Of course, you don’t want to spend time in unnecessary waiting? So, make sure you made your transfer booking in advance to avoid that.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Zurich airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Zurich Airport, find it here.
The main our aim in Alps2Alps is to offer the best value transfer services to all popular ski resorts in the Alps. We always take a transparent approach in forming the price structure. During calculating our quotes we consider all the factors, including:
The number of ski travellers with you
The day and date of your journey
Any discounts and shares available
During the process of calculating fares, we usually start from our standard price and then reduce this based on the factors mentioned above. It’s the most dynamic and fairly approach that means we only ever decrease our prices – never increase them.
Pricing is also can be affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and some additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
If you want to cut down your costs, travel tranquilly and spend less time in road traffic, we highly recommend travelling midweek. A midweek transfer can lower your costs by up to 60%.
More discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak days.
Booking your transfer is a very easy process! The simplest way to do it is online, but you can also email or phone us if you prefer this way.
The booking process takes less than 5 minutes and after that, we will guarantee it immediately. If your chosen service or ski resort isn’t available, just contact our team.
We will do everything we can to assist you.