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Journey timeFrom 56m
Price$15.69 - $53.92
Distance96km (60 miles)
Frequency58 trains per day
Departure stationBern
Arrival stationZürich
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS,

Bern to Zürich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bern to Zürich for Dienstag 26. Nov. 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:0213:5856m, direct
13:0414:221h 18m, 2 changes
13:3214:2856m, direct
13:3414:521h 18m, 1 change
13:3414:541h 20m, direct
13:3614:561h 20m, 1 change
14:0214:5856m, direct
14:0415:221h 18m, 2 changes
14:3215:2856m, direct
14:3415:521h 18m, 1 change

SBB trains from Bern to Zürich

You can travel from Bern to Zürich 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 Bern to Zürich

Train tickets from Bern to Zürich start at €13.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €40.89.
lowest price found
from13.50
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price33.48
on the day
avg. single price40.89

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Bern to Zürich by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Bern and Zürich is 1 hour and 10 minutes, with around 102 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 Bern and Zürich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bern to Zürich is 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Bern to Zürich cost?

Train tickets from Bern to Zürich can start from as little as €13.50 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 Bern to Zürich?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bern to Zürich without having to change trains. There are 58 direct trains from Bern to Zürich. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

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

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

The last train from Bern to Zürich leaves at 23:32. 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 Bern and Zürich by train?

Trains travelling from Bern to Zürich cover a distance of around 96km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zürich to Bern. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bern to Zürich.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bern to Zürich for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/11/2019. 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 04/04/2019 for travel on 12/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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