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There are 3 ways to get from Appenzell to Schaffhausen by train or car

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Line 23 train, train, line 33 train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the line 23 train from Appenzell to Gossau SG 23
  2. Take the train from Gossau SG to Winterthur 5 / ...
  3. Take the line 33 train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen 33 / ...

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Line 21 train, train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the line 21 train from Appenzell to St. Gallen AB 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen 8

$27 - $42

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Appenzell to Schaffhausen 56.2 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Appenzell to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Appenzell to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Appenzell to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Appenzell and arriving at Schaffhausen via Gossau SG and Winterthur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Appenzell and Schaffhausen is 71 km. The road distance is 89.9 km.

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The best way to get from Appenzell to Schaffhausen without a car is to line 23 train and train and line 33 train which takes 2h 18m and costs SFr 29 - SFr 65.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Appenzell to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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Appenzell to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Appenzell station.

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Appenzell to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Appenzell to Schaffhausen is 90 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Appenzell to Schaffhausen.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Appenzell to Schaffhausen.
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  • Distance: 44.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Appenzell, Switzerland and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Appenzell to Schaffhausen via Gossau SG and Winterthur in around 2h 18m.

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
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Appenzell to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Gossau SG to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Appenzell to St. Gallen AB
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Gossau SG to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Thurbo
Train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
Thurbo

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