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Travel from Zürich to Brig by train in 2 hours 8 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Zürich to Brig by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Zürich to Brig by train is 2 hours 32 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 8 minutes. You'll usually find 27 trains per day traveling the 125 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Brig. As the main train operator on this route, you're likely to be traveling on a service operated by SBB for all or at least part of your journey to Brig.

Book train tickets from Zürich to Brig in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $27.07. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Zürich to Brig by train

It takes an average of 2h 32m to travel from Zürich to Brig by train, over a distance of around 78 miles (125 km). There are normally 27 trains per day traveling from Zürich to Brig and tickets for this journey start from $27.07 when you book in advance.

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Last train


Departure station


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Journey time

2h 8m


125 miles (78 km)


27 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $27.07

Train and bus operators


Zürich to Brig train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zürich to Brig for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:02 11:11 2h 9m, direct
09:32 11:41 2h 9m, 1 change
10:02 12:11 2h 9m, 1 change
11:02 13:11 2h 9m, direct
11:32 13:41 2h 9m, 1 change
12:02 14:11 2h 9m, 1 change
13:02 15:11 2h 9m, direct
13:32 15:40 2h 8m, 1 change
14:02 16:11 2h 9m, 1 change
15:02 17:11 2h 9m, direct

SBB trains from Zürich to Brig

You can travel from Zürich to Brig 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 Zürich to Brig

The price of train tickets from Zürich to Brig starts at $27.07 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 Zürich to Brig 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 Zürich to Brig

Want to know more about your journey from Zürich to Brig? 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 Zürich to Brig take?

The average journey time by train between Zürich and Brig is 2 hours and 32 minutes, with around 27 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 Zürich and Brig by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zürich to Brig is 2 hours and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Zürich to Brig cost?

Train tickets from Zürich to Brig can start from as little as $27.07 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 Zürich to Brig?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zürich to Brig without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Zürich to Brig each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Zürich to Brig leave?

The first train from Zürich to Brig leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zürich to Brig leave?

The last train from Zürich to Brig 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 Zürich and Brig by train?

Trains travelling from Zürich to Brig cover a distance of around 78 miles (125 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brig to Zürich.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zürich to Brig for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. 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 04/26/2019 for travel on 04/26/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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