There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Spiez 8
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen 43-Y / ...

$78 - $129

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Train, bus, line 1 bus, line 234 bus, taxi  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Fribourg
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Fribourg, cimetière to Fribourg, gare CFF 1
  4. Take the line 234 bus from Fribourg, gare to Corbières, village 234
  5. Take a taxi from Corbières, village to Saanen

$248 - $324

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen 129.9 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train, line 120 train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
  3. Take the line 120 train from Montreux to Saanen

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Saanen via Spiez and Zweisimmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Saanen is 145 km. The road distance is 207.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen train services, operated by BLS AG, arrive at Zweisimmen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen is 208 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen.

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  • Distance: 90.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Saanen via Spiez and Zweisimmen in around 4 h 17 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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 Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
MOB
Website
mob.ch
Train from Montreux to Saanen
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mob.ch
Schedules 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 Fribourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Fribourg, cimetière to Fribourg, gare CFF
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Fribourg, gare to Corbières, village
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Corbières, village to Saanen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 687+ hotels available in Saanen. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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