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Journey timeFrom 1h 25m
Price$15.67 - $67.98
Distance106km (66 miles)
Frequency15 trains per day
Departure stationZurich Airport
Arrival stationBiel/Bienne
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne for Tuesday 19th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:0913:431h 34m, direct
12:1813:431h 25m, 1 change
12:4614:131h 27m, 1 change
13:0914:431h 34m, direct
13:1814:431h 25m, 1 change
13:4615:131h 27m, 1 change
14:0915:431h 34m, direct
14:1815:431h 25m, 1 change
14:4616:131h 27m, 1 change
15:0916:431h 34m, direct

SBB trains from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne

You can travel from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne 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 Airport to Biel/Bienne

Train tickets from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne 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 €43.94.
lowest price found
from13.50
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price33.34
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price37.58
on the day
avg. single price43.94

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 Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne 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 Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne? 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 Airport to Biel/Bienne take?

The average journey time by train between Zurich Airport and Biel/Bienne is 1 hour and 34 minutes, with around 51 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 Airport and Biel/Bienne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne cost?

Train tickets from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne 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 Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne leave?

The first train from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne leave?

The last train from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne leaves at 23:46. 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 Airport and Biel/Bienne by train?

Trains travelling from Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne cover a distance of around 106km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Biel/Bienne to Zurich Airport.
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 Zurich Airport to Biel/Bienne for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/11/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 05/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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