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Brig, reach the fortress of the hill! Brig is a charming city situated in the Swiss canton "Haut-Valais". Its name, coming from the Celtic language, means "hill’s fortress". Located nearby ski resorts and thermal baths, it is also the ideal starting point for amazing (...)

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Getting there You can get to Brig from Geneve, Basel and Verona. Best price and travel duration below.

From Venezia 04:44 HK$420
From Milano 01:51 HK$290
From Zuerich 02:09 HK$774
From Geneve 01:58 HK$454
From Basel 02:09 HK$606
From Verona 03:44 HK$420
From Bern 01:04 HK$416
From Lausanne 01:22 HK$358
From Disentis 03:03 HK$400
From St Moritz 06:38 HK$1,222
From Chur 04:03 HK$962
From Gallarate 01:18 HK$290
From Zermatt 01:16 HK$294
From Spiez 00:35 HK$294
From Sion 00:27 HK$156
From Sierre/siders 00:26 HK$120
From Leuk 00:18 HK$94
From Kandersteg 00:38 HK$178
From Thun 00:46 HK$326
From Montreux 01:04 HK$302
From Stresa 00:55 HK$250
From Martigny 00:49 HK$212
From Visp 00:07 HK$36


Getting around From Brig, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Visp 00:06 HK$36
To Leuk 00:20 HK$94
To Sierre/siders 00:27 HK$120
To Kandersteg 00:37 HK$178
To Sion 00:39 HK$156
To Thun 00:47 HK$416
To Martigny 00:54 HK$212
To Stresa 00:54 HK$250
To Bern 01:07 HK$506
To Aigle 01:13 HK$278
To Gallarate 01:19 HK$340
To Montreux 01:24 HK$302
To Zermatt 01:26 HK$294
To Spiez 01:28 HK$294
To Lausanne 01:46 HK$358
To Milano 01:51 HK$290
To Basel 02:09 HK$696
To Zuerich 02:11 HK$774
To Geneve 02:37 HK$454
To Verona 03:43 HK$420
To Chur 04:16 HK$962
To Paris 05:47 HK$958
To St Moritz 06:40 HK$1,222
To Venezia 10:27

While you're there

Brig, reach the fortress of the hill!

Brig is a charming city situated in the Swiss canton "Haut-Valais". Its name, coming from the Celtic language, means "hill’s fortress". Located nearby ski resorts and thermal baths, it is also the ideal starting point for amazing excursions.

Let yourself be tempted by a visit of the Stockalper Castle, a splendid baroque palace built in the 17th century by a rich businessman.

Enjoy a stroll through the old city of Brig and notice its lovely patrician houses, the pilgrimage church and the Saint Sebastian chapel. Close to Brig, you will be enable to admire the longest glacier of the world: the Aletsch glacier. If you want to relax, reach Brigerbad, only 6 kilometres far from Brig, and spend some time in the outdoors thermal resort equipped with a thermal cave and a river.

Don’t miss the Belalp Derby on January where 1000 participants dressed like witches ski down on 12 kilometres!

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  • "Excellent"    
    Very good trip enjoyed traveling all through Europe on train excellent  
  • "Travel to Switzerland"    
    The journey was very convenient and comfortable.  
  • "Value for money"    
    But the train got delayed and cancelled which made it irritating with family not finding seats fro everyone.  
  • "milan to brig"    
    the trip was good but it would be better if more details on the journey is provided. Like the train stop at domorosola station where we take a bus then walk a few hundred meters with my heavy luggages across a small hill to board another train to connect to Brig, Switzerland. Anyway the service is good and friendly.  
  • "Very comfortable"    
    Awesome trip very comfortable and very easy to book online and use it. I booked the tickets 2 weeks earlier and i could travel in business class at the cost of 2nd class. Never faced any issue related to ticket booking and usage. Highly recommend Rail Europe. Also recommend downloading rail Europe app on mobile which works without being connected to internet and it is really useful.  
  • "Beautiful trip"    
    We enjoyed the trip through northern Italy and into Switzerland. The panorama was a plus, getting there really was more than half the fun!