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There are 4 ways to get from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass by train, bus or car

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Train, line 791 bus

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Winterthur
  2. Take the train from Winterthur to Gossau SG
  3. Take the train from Gossau SG to Urnäsch
  4. Take the line 791 bus from Urnäsch, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Passhöhe

Cheapest option

Train

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Gossau SG

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 792 bus

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Winterthur
  2. Take the train from Winterthur to Wil SG
  3. Take the train from Wil SG to Wattwil
  4. Take the bus from Wattwil, Bahnhof to Nesslau-Neu St.Johann, Bahnhof
  5. Take the line 792 bus from Nesslau-Neu St.Johann, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Säntis-Schwebebahn

Drive

  1. Drive from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass

Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass by train and bus

49 Weekly Services
3h 23m Average Duration
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Schaffhausen → Schwägalp Pass
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schwägalp Pass is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schwägalp Pass is subject to regional advice.

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

Last updated: 18 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass is to train which costs SFr 18 - SFr 24 and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1h 15m.

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The distance between Schaffhausen and Schwägalp Pass is 71 km. The road distance is 97 km.

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The best way to get from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass without a car is to train and line 791 bus which takes 3h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Schwägalp Pass. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Schaffhausen to Schwägalp Pass.
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  • Distance: 71.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Schaffhausen, Switzerland and Schwägalp Pass, Switzerland?

Thurbo operates a train from Schaffhausen to Gossau SG every 30 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 16 - SFr 20 and the journey takes 2h 7m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Winterthur to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 24
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Winterthur to Wil SG
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 14
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Winterthur to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Schaffhausen to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Winterthur to Wil SG
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Wil SG to Wattwil
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Appenzeller Bahnen
Website
appenzellerbahnen.ch
Train from Gossau SG to Urnäsch
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
appenzellerbahnen.ch
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Urnäsch, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Passhöhe
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Wattwil, Bahnhof to Nesslau-Neu St.Johann, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Nesslau-Neu St.Johann, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Säntis-Schwebebahn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 2
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Busbetrieb Lichtensteig-Wattwil-Ebnat-Kappel
Phone
+41 58 580 73 34
Website
blwe.ch
Bus from Wattwil, Bahnhof to Nesslau-Neu St.Johann, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Busbetrieb Lichtensteig-Wattwil-Ebnat-Kappel

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