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There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau 11 / ...

SFr 22 - SFr 54

5 alternative options

Line 10 tram, train  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the line 10 tram from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich, Bahnhofstrasse/HB 10
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau 11 / ...

SFr 23 - SFr 41

Bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Airport to Olten, Gösgerstrasse/Bahnhof Venedig-Bern

SFr 35 - SFr 54

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs 48.5 km

SFr 200 - SFr 250

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs 48.5 km

SFr 5 - SFr 9

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. Take a town car from Zurich Airport to Buchs 48.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 9 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs is to taxi which costs SFr 200 - SFr 250 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof and arriving at Aarau via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Buchs is 38 km. The road distance is 48.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs without a car is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs SFr 22 - SFr 55.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs train services, operated by VBZ, depart from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs SFr 22 - SFr 55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 1h 26m.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Aarau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs is 48 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs.

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  • Distance: 37.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 14m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Buchs, Canton of Aargau, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich HB to Aarau every 15 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 19 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 43 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport to Olten, Gösgerstrasse/Bahnhof once a week. Tickets cost SFr 24 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 55 min.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Aarau
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
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 Zuerich Hb to Aarau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Aarau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
VBZ
Phone
0848 988 988
Email
contact@zvv.ch
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Tram from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich, Bahnhofstrasse/HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
VBZ
Schedules at
SBB
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Zurich Airport to Olten, Gösgerstrasse/Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
ExpressBus
Other operators
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Buchs
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 250
Zuerich taxi 24
Phone
+41 44 321 28 28
Website
zuerich-taxi24.ch
Taxizentrale Zürich
Phone
+41 44 888 88 88
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Jayride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Zurich Airport to Buchs

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