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There are 4 ways to get from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Line 10 bus, train

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Hörbranz Gemeindeamt to Bregenz Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen
  3. Take the train from St. Margrethen SG to Staad SG

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Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport

Line 10 bus, line 15 bus

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Hörbranz Gemeindeamt to Bregenz Bahnhof
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Bregenz Bahnhof to Gaißau Kesslerplatz

Drive

  1. Drive from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH)
Austria → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Austria
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Georgia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican with the exception of Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark and Netherlands

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Altenrhein Airport (ACH) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Altenrhein Airport (ACH) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Altenrhein Airport (ACH) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH). However, there are services departing from Hörbranz Gemeindeamt and arriving at Altenrhein, Schulhaus via Bregenz Bahnhof and Rheineck, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 2m.

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The distance between Hörbranz and Altenrhein Airport (ACH) is 17 km. The road distance is 37.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) without a car is to line 10 bus and train which takes 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH), including transfers.

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Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) bus services, operated by Landbus Unterland, depart from Hörbranz Gemeindeamt station.

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Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) bus services, operated by Landbus Unterland, arrive at Gaißau Kesslerplatz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) is 37 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH).

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There are 157+ hotels available in Altenrhein Airport (ACH). Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH).
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  • Distance: 16.5 km
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Hörbranz, Austria and Altenrhein Airport (ACH), Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport (ACH) via Bregenz Bahnhof, Gaißau Kesslerplatz, and Rheineck, Bahnhof in around 2h 2m.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen SG
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen SG
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Margrethen SG to Staad SG
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Margrethen SG to Staad SG
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Landbus Unterland
Phone
+43 5572 32300
Email
office@landbusunterland.at
Website
landbusunterland.at
Bus from Hörbranz Gemeindeamt to Bregenz Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
landbusunterland.at
Bus from Bregenz Bahnhof to Gaißau Kesslerplatz
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
landbusunterland.at
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hörbranz to Altenrhein Airport
Estimated price
SFr 168

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