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There are 5 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Zürich HB  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil 15 / ...

$30 - $54

Cheapest option

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Kloten Balsberg to Rapperswil 7

$19 - $35

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil 25.5 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil 25.5 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil 25.5 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil is to taxi which costs SFr 170 - SFr 210 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kloten Balsberg and arriving at Rapperswil. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Rapperswil is 32 km. The road distance is 40.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs SFr 29 - SFr 55.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Rapperswil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil is 41 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Rapperswil. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil.
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  • Distance: 19.9 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Rapperswil, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil via Zürich HB in around 54 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 Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Kloten Balsberg to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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uber.com
UberX
$75 - $110
Black
$150 - $210
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch

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