All important news for Zermatt

Always up-to-date

We know that staying up-to-date is essential during your holidays in Zermatt. To ensure that you are always informed about the latest status of the lifts and pistes, upcoming events and possible weather warnings in the destination Zermatt-Matterhorn, we are offering you three information channels for your mobile phone.

Which pistes are open and what's the weather like? What time is the next train? Where can I find a restaurant that suits my tastes? The Matterhorn app is your ideal travel companion, wherever you are.

The interactive Matterhorn app is your mobile, personalised travel companion, helping you to have a perfect holiday in Zermatt.


Are you a keen skier or would you rather take amazing photos of the Matterhorn? Are you visiting Zermatt for the first time or do you know your way around the destination? Do you love fine dining or would you rather listen to live music?

The Matterhorn app can provide you with personalised information and recommendations.


Would you like to know which pistes are open, how much snow there is or what the weather forecast is for your stay? You can find all this information on the live site.


Are you looking for ideas for activities, restaurants or bars or would you rather relax in a spa? Be inspired. Using the map and your current location, it is easy to find the closest attractions.


In the shop, you can book your ski ticket and avoid the long queues.


Save your favourites and access the content you need at any time. You can also see a summary of all your purchased tickets.

Where can I get the Matterhorn app?

You can download the Matterhorn app from the App Store and soon, from the Google Play Store too. Search for ‘Matterhorn app’ and install the app on your mobile.

Which devices does the Matterhorn app work on?

The app supports iOS and Android. The app may not display correctly on older devices and iPads.

What are the system requirements?

The Matterhorn app requires at least iOS 9 or Android 5.0.

All you need for a perfect day’s skiing – right there on your smartphone. Thanks to the innovative Skiguide Zermatt app it couldn’t be easier!

The app offers pinpoint GPS navigation right across the skiing area. It’s simple to get from A to B using the easy-to-read 3D map, and if you feel like it make a perfectly planned stop on the way thanks to the mountain restaurant guide.

Still open or already closed? You no longer need to ask with the Skiguide Zermatt app. You can see at a glance the live status of all lifts and pistes. On top of that you get webcams and weather forecasts, hazard warnings and tips for interesting tours. Want to buy your ski passes online? You can do that too thanks to this all-round winter sports app. What are you waiting for? Just download it now and get started with the best companion for exploring Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

Skiguide App

The app for pinpoint navigation in the ski area.

More info

Is a cable car closing earlier than usual today? Is there a weather warning in your skiing area? You don’t want unexpected changes to take you by surprise when you’re on the mountain. Good that you can always stay up to date with the Zermatt SMS info service. Simply register and you’ll always know the latest news.   

Please note: The SMS info service is currently available only for customers with Swiss mobile phones. An SMS costs CHF 0.30 and will be logged on your mobile phone bill.

Zermatt cableway info

  • Subscription
  • Information about opening/closure of lifts and pistes
  • Register: Send SMS with message START ZERMATT BAHNINFO to 963
  • Unsubscribe: Send SMS with message STOP ZERMATT BAHNINFO to 963
Wooden house with the Matterhorn in the background | © Zermatt Bergbahnen AG

Zermatt Weather

  • One-off request
  • Up-to-date weather info from weather stations at Zermatt, Klein Matterhorn, Schwarzsee, Rothorn and Gornergrat
  • Send ZERMATT WETTER to 963

Zermatt traffic

  • Subscription
  • Bulletins from the traffic safety service of Nikolaital and Mattertal (opening and closure of rail services and roads) 
  • Register: Send SMS with message START ZERMATT VERKEHRSINFO to 963
  • Unsubscribe: Send SMS with message STOP ZERMATT VERKEHRSINFO to 963

Zermatt danger

  • Subscription
  • Warnings of imminent dangers or impending natural events
  • Register: Send SMS with message START ZERMATT GEFAHR to 963
  • Unsubscribe: Send SMS with message STOP ZERMATT GEFAHR to 963