Zurich to Pontresina by train

  • First train
    06:12
  • Last train
    00:20
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 18m
  • Distance
    143 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Zurich to Pontresina by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Pontresina take around 3 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 143 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Pontresina.

1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Pontresina?

Journeys between Zurich and Pontresina usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Zurich to Pontresina every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Pontresina?

The Zurich to Pontresina train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Zurich to Pontresina train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Pontresina is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:12 and the last train is around 00:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 06:37, and the last at 00:20.

When to book Zurich to Pontresina train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Pontresina by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Pontresina?

More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Pontresina, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Regional Express
  • Regional train
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.