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There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Aargau by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  43m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau 3 / ...

$19 - $35

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40m

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Aarau 29.9 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  40m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Aarau 29.9 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Aargau is to drive which costs SFr 6 - SFr 9 and takes 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Aargau is to taxi which costs SFr 200 - SFr 250 and takes 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Aarau. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43m.

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The distance between Zürich and Aargau is 27 km. The road distance is 47.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Aargau without a car is to train which takes 43m and costs SFr 19 - SFr 35.

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The train from Zürich HB to Aarau takes 43m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Zürich to Aargau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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Zürich to Aargau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Aarau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Aargau is 48 km. It takes approximately 40m to drive from Zürich to Aargau.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Aargau. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 43m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Aargau, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Aarau every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 43m.

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 Aarau
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Zürich to Aarau
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch

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