Duration 1h 11m
Distance 118.7 km
Average price SFr 70
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Zürich and Biel/Bienne takes 1h 11m and the fastest train takes 1h 10m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Zürich to Biel/Bienne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Zürich HB
    5 / ...
  2. Biel/Bienne
1h 13m
SFr 40 - SFr 75

Zürich to Biel/Bienne train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Zürich and Biel/Bienne. The earliest departure is at 10:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Zürich is at 23:03 which arrives into Biel/Bienne at 00:22. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 1h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Biel/Bienne. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Zürich and Biel/Bienne is 102 km. The road distance is 118.7 km.

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Zürich to Biel/Bienne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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Zürich to Biel/Bienne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Biel/Bienne station.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Biel/Bienne. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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What companies run services between Zürich and Biel/Bienne?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Biel/Bienne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 40 - SFr 75 and the journey takes 1h 13m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75

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