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There are 4 ways to get from Sierre to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8

$76 - $138

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Montreux 90
  2. Take the bus from Montreux to Zurich K288

$45 - $79

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Sierre to Zürich 182.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$116 - $246

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The cheapest way to get from Sierre to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Sierre to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sierre to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Sierre/Siders and arriving at Zürich HB via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Sierre and Zürich is 142 km. The road distance is 292 km.

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The best way to get from Sierre to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Sierre to Zürich, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Sierre 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 Sierre to Zürich is 292 km. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Sierre to Zürich.

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  • Distance: 88.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Sierre to Zürich hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 2h 1m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
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 Visp to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Montreux
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montreux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Royal Jordanian, Tunisair and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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