Bern to Zurich by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    56m

Travelling from Bern to Zurich by train

The fastest trains from Bern to Zurich take around 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 96 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bern and Zurich.

Direct trains run between Bern and Zurich.

We usually find around 48 direct trains on the route from Bern to Zurich every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 47 departures. The duration is normally about 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Bern around 04:21 and the last train is around 00:02. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Bern to Zurich train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bern to Zurich by train.

Which trains operate between Bern and Zurich?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Bern to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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