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Journey timeFrom 2h 23m
Price$77.28 - $163.62
Distance174km (108 miles)
Departure stationZurich Hb
Arrival stationPontarlier
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS,

Zurich Hb to Pontarlier train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier for martedì 2º apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
00:0207:377h 35m, 3 changes
06:3008:532h 23m, 1 change
06:3412:346h 00m, 4 changes
10:3012:532h 23m, 1 change
13:3217:253h 53m, 2 changes
14:0317:253h 22m, 3 changes
16:3018:532h 23m, 1 change

SBB, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier

You can travel from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier on SBB, SNCF and TGV Lyria 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).

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 320 km/h. Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

Cheap train tickets from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier

Train tickets from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier start at €66.68 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 €NaN.
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Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Pontarlier by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost 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 Hb to Pontarlier? 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 Pontarlier take?

The average journey time by train between Zurich Hb and Pontarlier is 3 hours and 59 minutes, with around 7 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 Pontarlier by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier is 2 hours and 23 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier can start from as little as €66.68 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 Pontarlier?

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

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

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

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

The last train from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier leaves at 16:30. 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 Pontarlier by train?

Trains travelling from Zurich Hb to Pontarlier cover a distance of around 174km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Pontarlier to Zurich Hb.
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 Hb to Pontarlier for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/04/2019. 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 27/04/2019 for travel on 17/05/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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