Car-free Zermatt can be reached by train, taxi or helicopter. The train trip to Zermatt is an experience. Drivers park their private automobiles in a convenient parking garage in Täsch and continue for another 12 minutes by train. Shuttle trains depart every 20 minutes. Air travellers take the train directly from the airport and reach Zermatt in 3½ hours from Zurich-Kloten and in 4 hours from Geneva-Cointrin. Change trains in Visp. Alternative: taxis, helicopter (Air Zermatt), Glacier Express.
The world-famous Glacier Express runs directly to car-free Zermatt. A trip to Zermatt by automobile ends 5 km away in Täsch. Then it continues by shuttle train to the car-free resort (1,620 m) at the foot of the Matterhorn. Taxi companies offer alternative transportation from Täsch to Zermatt.