There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal to Grindelwald, Bahnhof 64

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Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald 154.4 km

SFr 19 - SFr 28

Towncar  •  2h 1m

  1. Take a town car from Zurich Airport to Grindelwald 154.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 2h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 2h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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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 3h 21m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Grindelwald is 100 km. The road distance is 154.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald without a car is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs .

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The bus from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal to Grindelwald, Bahnhof takes 2h 45m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald bus services, operated by STI Bus AG, depart from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal station.

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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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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 100.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

STI Bus AG operates a bus from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal to Grindelwald, Bahnhof twice daily, and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald via Bern and Interlaken Ost in around 3h 21m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Berner Oberland-Bahnen
Phone
+41 33 828 72 33
Email
info@jungfrau.ch
Website
jungfrau.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Berner Oberland-Bahnen
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
STI Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 225 13 13
Email
https://www.stibus.ch/kundenservice/Kontakt.php#wEmpty
Website
stibus.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal to Grindelwald, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
STI Bus AG
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Zurich Airport to Grindelwald

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald bus services, operated by STI Bus AG, arrive at Grindelwald, Bahnhof station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald train services, operated by Berner Oberland-Bahnen, arrive at Grindelwald station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald is 154 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Grindelwald.

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