Zermatt is Europe's highest ski resort
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Zermatt is Europe's highest ski resort

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Zermatt: Getting there and around

Getting there and around

Getting there

Nearest airport: Geneva International Airport (GVA); Zurich Airport (ZRH).

Distance to resort: 244km (152 miles); 248km (154 miles).

Driving time: 3 hours; 3 hours 30 minutes.

Nearest railway station: Zermatt.

Distance to resort: Within the resort.

Getting around

Zermatt is a pedestrian-friendly resort and most points are accessible either by foot or by funicular railway or cable car/gondola. Small electric vehicles are used to help those with walking difficulties or to transport luggage when required. There is also an electric ski bus that follows a 4.5km (3-mile) route around the village (included in the ski pass).

Private cars should be left down in the valley where there are spaces for several thousand vehicles in covered and uncovered car parks. Drivers then continue to the resort by train or taxi.

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