There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Aletsch Glacier by train, bus or night train

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 57 min

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

$75 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Berne Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...

$42 - $80

1 alternative option

Night train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Brig Eurocity

$77 - $138

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Aletsch Glacier is to bus and train which costs SFr 40 - SFr 80 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Aletsch Glacier is to train which costs SFr 75 - SFr 140 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Aletsch Glacier is 109 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Zürich to Aletsch Glacier, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Aletsch Glacier hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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