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About the train journey from Zurich Hb to Sion

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The train from Zurich Hb to Sion usually takes 3 hours 8 minutes on average to travel 156 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 28 minutes. You can expect to find 38 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Zurich Hb and Sion, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Sion. SBB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Sion in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Zurich Hb to Sion in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $28.96.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Sion, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Zurich Hb to Sion by train

It takes an average of 3h 8m to travel from Zurich Hb to Sion by train, over a distance of around 97 miles (156 km). There are normally 38 trains per day traveling from Zurich Hb to Sion and tickets for this journey start from $28.96 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 28m
PriceFrom $28.96
Distance97 miles (156 km)
Frequency38 trains per day
First train00:02
Last train22:32
Departure stationZurich Hb
Arrival stationSion
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Zurich Hb to Sion train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zurich Hb to Sion for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:02 13:33 2h 31m, 1 change
11:32 14:00 2h 28m, 2 changes
11:32 14:56 3h 24m, 1 change
12:02 14:33 2h 31m, 2 changes
13:02 15:33 2h 31m, 1 change
13:32 16:00 2h 28m, 2 changes
13:32 16:56 3h 24m, 1 change
14:02 16:33 2h 31m, 2 changes
15:02 17:33 2h 31m, 1 change
15:32 18:00 2h 28m, 2 changes

SBB trains from Zurich Hb to Sion

You can travel from Zurich Hb to Sion on SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Zurich Hb to Sion

The price of train tickets from Zurich Hb to Sion starts at $28.96 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Zurich Hb to Sion by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Zurich Hb to Sion

Want to know more about your journey from Zurich Hb to Sion? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Zurich Hb to Sion take?

The average journey time by train between Zurich Hb and Sion is 3 hours and 8 minutes, with around 38 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Zurich Hb and Sion by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zurich Hb to Sion is 2 hours and 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Zurich Hb to Sion cost?

Train tickets from Zurich Hb to Sion can start from as little as $28.96 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Zurich Hb to Sion?

No, there are no direct train services from Zurich Hb to Sion. Travelling from Zurich Hb to Sion by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Zurich Hb to Sion leave?

The first train from Zurich Hb to Sion leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zurich Hb to Sion leave?

The last train from Zurich Hb to Sion leaves at 22:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Zurich Hb and Sion by train?

Trains travelling from Zurich Hb to Sion cover a distance of around 97 miles (156 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Sion to Zurich Hb.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zurich Hb to Sion for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/01/2019 for travel on 04/01/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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