Train from Zurich to Bern

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Bern

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

43

Average

46

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Bern is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:38AMZürich HB1h18 09:56AMBern, Bhf
2 transfers
431One-way
08:08AMZürich HB1h16 09:24AMBern, Bhf
1 transfer
431One-way
08:06AMZürich HB1h18 09:24AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
441One-way
08:32AMZürich HB0h56 09:28AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
441One-way
08:02AMZürich HB0h56 08:58AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
551One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Bern

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
08:02AMZürich HB0h56 08:58AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
08:06AMZürich HB1h18 09:24AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
08:08AMZürich HB1h16 09:24AMBern, Bhf
1 transfer
08:32AMZürich HB0h56 09:28AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
08:38AMZürich HB1h18 09:56AMBern, Bhf
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Zurich to Bern

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

56 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

95 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Zurich for Bern every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:02AMZürich HB0h56 08:58AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
551One-way
Fastest
08:32AMZürich HB0h56 09:28AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
441One-way
08:08AMZürich HB1h16 09:24AMBern, Bhf
1 transfer
431One-way
08:06AMZürich HB1h18 09:24AMBern, Bhf
0 transfers
441One-way
08:38AMZürich HB1h18 09:56AMBern, Bhf
2 transfers
431One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Bern

distanceDistance59 miles (95 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency104 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 70 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSBB or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Bern cover the 59 miles (95 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 8 min with our travel partners like SBB or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 104 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and SBB from Zurich to Bern trains

Travel between Zurich and Bern on Deutsche Bahn and SBB trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn
SBB

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Zurich to Bern. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip between Zurich and Bern, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

    SBB tickets to Bern from Zurich are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with SBB from Zurich to Bern all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current SBB train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 59 miles (95 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the SBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Zurich to Bern routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SBB Zurich to Bern train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Bern with SBB!

      Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Bern

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to Bern easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Bern.
      FAQs
      Train tickets to Bern from Zurich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $1 (€1)  one way in the next 7 days.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $56 (€50)  for a train ticket from Zurich to Bern.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Zurich to Bern by train to be approximately 59 miles (95 km).
      The train time from Zurich to Bern is on average 1 h 8 min  for the 59 miles (95 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Zurich and Bern by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. In Bern you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern.

      Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

      The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Zürich HB, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Zurich.

      The most popular arrival train station, Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center of Bern.

      For the best Zurich to Bern train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SBB or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Zurich to Bern to compare what amenities they may offer.
      Yes, there are 70 direct trains per day from Zurich to Bern with SBB, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
      On average, there are 104 trains a day from Zurich to Bern. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      The earliest train for this route departs from Zurich at 5: 19 AM. The last train leaves from Zurich at 11: 32 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Zurich to Bern and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Bern is on average $56 (€50) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Zurich to Bern available a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Bern

      Zurich
      Bern
      Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your trip to Bern.

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