Jul 17, 2015 - 10:38 PM
in reply to honeylemon
Arriving in Zermatt we suggest you take the train to the top of Gornergrat, from which you can access the glacier on foot, as well as have available the fine mountain-top facilities, restaurants, stores, certainly the views. You will pick up a great views of the Matterhorn. We don't know about differences in ticket prices, and point out that if this is a once-in-a-lifetime visit for you, don't let prices affect your decisions, the differences can't be that much.
Weather - as always need to be concerned, but in September it will be just fine most likely. We were last there in October, and it was great. Be prepared for thin air, and have a lot of water and aspirin available. Wear hiking shoes with good treads.
Hope this helps somewhat.