There are 10 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  7 h 2 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(CH) Re

$147 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg N11
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
  3. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to St. Gallen

$39 - $64

8 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Basel SBB ICE International
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to St. Gallen 37 / ...

$162 - $261

Train #2  •  8 h 14 min

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

$136 - $201

Train, drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Bietigheim-Bissingen to Sankt Gallen

$123 - $177

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Sankt Gallen 373.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$65 - $188

Fly Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  5 h 3 min

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

$107 - $439

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$77 - $276

Fly Dusseldorf to Basel, train  •  5 h 52 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

$98 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 21 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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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Düsseldorf to Canton of St. Gallen, including transfers.

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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 via Strasbourg and Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 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(CH) via Stuttgart Hbf, Singen(Hohentwiel) and Konstanz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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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 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Sankt Gallen via Strasbourg, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, and Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel in around 11 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
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
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
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
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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 20 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 25 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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to St. Gallen(CH)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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