How to travel from Zurich to Thun

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Travel Information between Zurich and Thun

distanceDistance61 miles (98 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $48 (€44) • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 61 miles (98 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Thun from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Zurich to Thun.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Thun

Travel to Thun 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 Thun.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Thun from Zurich. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Thun is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Thun:

Taking a bus is about $44 (€41) less than taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€44) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Thun from Zurich is by train, which takes on average 1 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 10 min.

The Zurich to Thun distance is around 61 miles (98 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Thun is:

  • 4 buses per day.
  • 42 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Zurich to Thun as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zurich to Thun:

  • Buses most often depart from Zurich at Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Thun at Thun, Talackerstrasse (Zentrum Oberland).
  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Thun.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Thun, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with SBB for trains to Thun. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SBB Zurich to Thun tickets on Omio for $48 (€44).

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Thun with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to take to Thun with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 14 direct trains per day to take to Thun with SBB.

Direct services to Thun tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Zurich to Thun doesn't have to end in Thun. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Bern or Interlaken. If you’d like to add Milan, Bern or Interlaken to your Zurich to Thun tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Thun today!

Before traveling from Zurich to Thun, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $48 (€44) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Thun tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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