Our trip from Bern to Zermatt was a little different from the usual route due to road work maintenance. We were ushered to take the bus from Visp to St Niklaus.
From Bern to Zermatt
Bern to Visp transfer to Zermatt
Bern-> Visp-> St Niklaus-> Zermatt
**Due to maintenance work at the track during 24 Oct 2019 to 03 Dec 2019 we had to transfer to a shuttle bus to St Niklaus to continue our journey to Zermatt.
2 hour 8 mins
Where to get the ticket?
At the station sales counter
At Bern station, we took the 7:06 train to Brig which will stop by Visp.
The 1st class cabin
Comfortable seats in the first-class cabin and this train have a bistro in it.
Second class cabin
Ample space to store your luggage.
Transfer at Visp station
Due to construction work, all trains between Visp-St Niklaus-Visp are replaced by buses.
Our bus to St. Niklaus
The bus drove us to the St Niklaus Station where we board the train to Zermatt
Bike Storage area
Luggage storage area
2nd class cabin
Beautiful landscape along the way to Zermatt.
It does not matter whether you sit on the left or right side of the train as the view from Visp to Zermatt are mostly low land near the valleys.
After close to 2 hours train and bus ride, we reached Zermatt.
During the whole journey to Zermatt, the train was quite empty. We were able to switch our seat to have a better view of the scenery.