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

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8 / ...

$77 - $139

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 54 min

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

$36 - $61

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sierre to Zürich 182.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 45 min

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

$118 - $251

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

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

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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 3 h 2 min.

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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 3 h 2 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min 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 45 min.

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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 2 h 55 min to drive from Sierre to Zürich.

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  • Distance: 88.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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 2 h 1 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $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 Martigny to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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