There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Brixen by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. 409 / ...
  2. 424

$21 - $36

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Rj / ...
  2. Ec / ...

$61 - $105

Bus, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Ec / ...

$36 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. 232.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Munich, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. ZRH - MUC

$143 - $409

Fly to Innsbruck, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. ZRH - INN

$158 - $739

Fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. ZRH - VCE

$82 - $373

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Brixen is 246 km. The road distance is 372 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Brixen is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 40 and takes 5 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Brixen is to drive which takes 4 h 2 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 80.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Brixen. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Bressanone/Brixen via Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Brixen. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Bressanone, Brixen via Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Zürich to Brixen, including transfers.

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Brixen, Italy?

You can take a bus from Zürich to Brixen via Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Brixen via Innsbruck Hbf in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bressanone/Brixen
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bressanone/Brixen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Bressanone, Brixen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Munich Airport to Bressanone
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Innsbruck Airport to Bressanone
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com

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