There are 3 ways to get from Grindelwald to Zürich by train or car

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Train via Bern  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Bern Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$59 - $113

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70

$66 - $113

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Grindelwald to Zürich 87.9 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Grindelwald to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald and arriving at Zürich HB via Interlaken Ost and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Grindelwald and Zürich is 91 km. The road distance is 140.6 km.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Grindelwald to Zürich, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grindelwald to Zürich is 141 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Grindelwald to Zürich.

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There are 501+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grindelwald to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Grindelwald, Switzerland and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Zürich via Interlaken Ost and Bern in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Bern
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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