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Zurich to Brig by train
Fastest journey2hr 9m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time2hr 9m
Travelling from Zurich to Brig by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Brig take around 2 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 125 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Brig.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Brig?
Direct trains from Zurich to Brig have been found.
We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Brig every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Brig?
The Zurich to Brig train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Brig train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Brig is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:02 and the last train is around 19:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 05:19, and the last at 19:02.
What's the Zurich to Brig train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Brig are $88.41.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $90, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Zurich to Brig train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 2 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Brig by train.
Which train companies operate between Zurich and Brig?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Brig, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter City
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Other journeys to Brig View all journeys to Brig
It is a very easy transfer by train from Zurich Airport or Zurich's main station (Zurich HB) to Brig in the Swiss Alps. The tickets we sell for this route are completely flexible and can be used on any train within one month of the date of the ticket. So you don’t need to worry about being tied to a particular train if your flight is delayed.
You’ll see a fine feast of Swiss scenery on the way to Brig. All services on this route stop at Zurich HB (in the city centre) about 20 minutes after leaving the airport.
Bear in mind that we issue paper tickets for this journey, so book at least ten days prior to travel so that we can post your tickets to you.
Zurich Airport to Brig
Comfortable Intercity trains run direct from Zurich Airport to Brig. Many of these trains have a restaurant car on board, so you can enjoy a meal or a glass of wine on your journey. The train leaves from the underground platforms at Zurich Airport station (which is well-signed from the terminal). The route runs via Zurich city centre and the Swiss capital Berne.
Running south from Berne, there are fine views of the Thuner See to the left before the train plunges into the 34-kilometre long Lötschberg Base Tunnel to Visp. From there it’s just a few kilometres up the Rhône Valley to Brig. Most trains on this route make five intermediate stops between Zurich Airport and Brig.
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