There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 2 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, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen 470
  3. Take the bus from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Gletsch, Post 161

$41 - $56

3 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

$97 - $179

Bus, line 10 bus, line 681 bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne
  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 - $69

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 train which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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

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The distance between Zürich and Rhône Glacier is 89 km. The road distance is 380 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Zürich to Rhône Glacier, including transfers.

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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 31 min.

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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 Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof, Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal, and Andermatt, Bahnhof in around 6 h 31 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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