There are 5 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Zürich by train, bus, car or rideshare

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Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB 5 / ...

$30 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint Gallen to Zurich 54.4 miles

$7

3 alternative options

Train, line 12 train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Winterthur 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 12 train from Winterthur to Zürich Stadelhofen 12 / ...

$30 - $55

Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Zürich

$9

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Zürich 53.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Zürich is to rideshare which costs SFr 7 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Zürich is to drive which takes 57 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 16.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Zürich is 64 km. The road distance is 86 km.

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The train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB takes 1 h 11 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Zürich. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Sankt Gallen to Zürich every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Zürich twice a week. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Winterthur to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from St. Gallen to Zürich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saint Gallen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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