There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen by plane, train, ferry, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$70 - $203

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Bus, night bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Zurich N177 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse RegioJet

$41 - $67

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$89 - $253

Fly Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH
  2. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai

$104 - $451

Fly Dusseldorf to Basel, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$95 - $304

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  3. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai

$145 - $409

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ic
  3. Take the train from Konstanz to St. Gallen Re

$146 - $222

Train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Konstanz Ic
  2. Take the train from Konstanz to St. Gallen Re / ...

$134 - $199

Bus, train  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen 5 / ...

$130 - $226

Train, drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Sankt Gallen

$111 - $165

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Sankt Gallen 373.4 miles

$75 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse via Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at St. Gallen via Stuttgart Hbf, Singen(Hohentwiel) and Konstanz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Canton of St. Gallen is 489 km. The road distance is 597.4 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen without a car is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse station.

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Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen.
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  • Distance: 305.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Sankt Gallen via Stuttgart Hbf, Singen(Hohentwiel), and Konstanz in around 7 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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 Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Konstanz to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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 Düsseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen is 597 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen.

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Swiss, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 345+ hotels available in Canton of St. Gallen. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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