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

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Train, line 234 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 234 bus from Fribourg, gare to Bulle, gare 234 / ...

$64 - $111

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Bus, line 234 bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Fribourg K288
  2. Take the line 234 bus from Fribourg, gare to Bulle, gare 234 / ...

$22 - $36

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Bulle 139-Y

$64 - $117

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Gruyères 116.1 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Gruyères is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Gruyères is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Gruyères. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Epagny, village via Fribourg, gare and Bulle, gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Gruyères is 141 km. The road distance is 185.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Gruyères without a car is to train and line 234 bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Zürich to Gruyères, including transfers.

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Zürich to Gruyères bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Gruyères is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus and line 234 bus, which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Zürich to Gruyères bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Bulle, gare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Gruyères is 186 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Zürich to Gruyères.

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  • Distance: 88.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Gruyères via Bern, Bulle, and Bulle, gare in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Gruyères via Fribourg, Fribourg, gare, and Bulle, gare in around 4 h 37 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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Bulle
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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