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

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

Train, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen 470
  3. Take the bus from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Gletsch, Post 161

$61 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus, line 10 bus, line 681 bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Luzern
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal to Andermatt, Bahnhof 10
  3. Take the line 681 bus from Andermatt, Bahnhof to Belvedere Furka 681

$47 - $71

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Oberwald 6-Y

$96 - $179

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rhône Glacier 237.3 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier is to bus and line 10 bus and line 681 bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Rhône Glacier. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Belvedere Furka via Luzern, Bahnhof, Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal and Andermatt, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Rhône Glacier is 89 km. The road distance is 379.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 3 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus and line 10 bus and line 681 bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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Zürich to Rhône Glacier bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Belvedere Furka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Rhône Glacier is 380 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Zürich to Rhône Glacier.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier.
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  • Distance: 55.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Rhône Glacier via Brig, Brig Bahnhofplatz, Oberwald, and Oberwald, Bahnhof in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Rhône Glacier via Luzern, Luzern, Bahnhof, Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal, and Andermatt, Bahnhof in around 6 h 21 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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Meiringen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Oberwald
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$23 - $27
1st Class Ticket
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Gletsch, Post
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal to Andermatt, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Andermatt, Bahnhof to Belvedere Furka
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zurich to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Lucerna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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