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

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald

$73 - $132

Cheapest option

Train via Luzern  •  4 h 40 min

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

$69 - $115

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald 96.1 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 29 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 29 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Grindelwald via Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Grindelwald is 100 km. The road distance is 153.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Grindelwald station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald is 154 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 62.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald via Bern and Interlaken Ost in around 3 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 Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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