Trains and Arrivals

New direct flights to Sion make easier access possible. New ski ticket offers make a stay in Zermatt – Matterhorn more attractive. Everything about transportation and lifts is shown here.


Easy SkiCard

Only pay for those mountain sections that are used. This is the motto of the new Easy SkiCard. This means: you can download points online and off you go. The more points you download, the more you can profit from the price advantage. A point deduction is made on the Easy SkiCard points account each time a ski lift is used. At the end of the ski day, winter sports athletes are then sent detailed daily usage accounting by e-mail

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New seasonal price system

There is new tiered pricing for individual travel on the Gornergrat Bahn and the Zermatt Bergbahnen. Therefore, the prices are no longer fixed but vary according to the season.

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New railway bridge

The Getwing Bridge of the Gornergrat Bahn over the Mattervispa is more than 120 years old and is now being rebuilt. The maiden trip is on 9 November 2017. In high season, around 100 trains will travel over the new 25.5 m long and 55 tonne heavy bridge each day. The useful life is calculated at 100 years.

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Priority Boarding for the Gornergrat Bahn

Beginning with the timetable change on 10 December 2017, priority boarding is possible for the train to Gornergrat. The exclusive access guarantees an open seat and can be purchased for every train for a surcharge of CHF 5.00 per person.

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Direct flights to the valais

Beginning 11 December 2017, the newly founded airline Powdair now links eight European airports with the airport at Sion, which is just a short trip by car away from Zermatt. Powdair offers direct flights to and from London, Zurich, Bristol, Manchester, Southampton and Antwerp. Therefore, tourists from these destinations can travel even faster to Zermatt. There are 20 flights each week between London and Sion along with 21 flights a week between Zurich and Sion. And the best thing is that ski equipment carriage is included in the price.

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