There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Aargau by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau 123-Y / ...

$20 - $40

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Aarau

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Aarau 29.9 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  40 min

  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 bus which costs SFr 5 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Aargau is to train which costs SFr 19 - SFr 35 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich and arriving at Aarau. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Aarau. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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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 27 min and costs SFr 19 - SFr 35.

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The train from Zürich HB to Aarau takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Zürich to Aargau bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Zürich station.

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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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The best way to get from Zürich to Aargau is to train which takes 27 min and costs SFr 19 - SFr 35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 5 and takes 1 h.

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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Aarau every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Zürich to Aarau once a week. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1 h.

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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Aarau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Aarau
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Zürich to Aarau
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
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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Zürich to Aargau bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Aarau 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 40 min to drive from Zürich to Aargau.

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