For short distances like between Zurich and Bern, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
Which stations do the trains to Bern leave from?
Trains leave Zurich from Zürich HB, Zürich Altstetten, Zürich Oerlikon or Zürich Flughafen and arrive at Bern.
How long to you need to get to Bern by train?
On average, it takes 1 hour and 17 minutes to get to Bern by train, but you will need 1 hour and 9 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 05:12, whereas the last one leaves Zurich at 23:12.