There are 4 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen by train, bus or car

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Winterthur 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen 33 / ...

$31 - $74

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Bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Winterthur K388
  2. Take the train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen 33 / ...

$9 - $36

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen 8

$15 - $19

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Schaffhausen 50.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Schaffhausen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Schaffhausen is 80 km. The road distance is 81.4 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs SFr 29 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Thurbo, arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen is 81 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Schaffhausen.
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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Schaffhausen via Winterthur in around 1 h 30 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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from St. Gallen to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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