There are 3 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Brienz by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern 70
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Brienz 470

$51 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus, line 470 train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne Ouibus
  2. Take the line 470 train from Luzern to Brünig-Hasliberg 470

$27 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Brienz 74.9 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Brienz is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Brienz is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Brienz is 87 km. The road distance is 119.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Brienz, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Brienz. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Brienz via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Brienz, Canton of Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Brienz via Luzern in around 3 h 22 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 Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Brienz
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Brünig-Hasliberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
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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