There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Altdorf by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Flüelen 46 / ...

$27 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal TellBus

$23 - $32

4 alternative options

Train, line 2 train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the line 2 train from Arth-Goldau to Altdorf 2 / ...

$27 - $48

Train, line 2 train via Zug  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug 5
  2. Take the line 2 train from Zug to Flüelen 2 / ...

$30 - $56

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Altdorf 49.5 miles

$330 - $400

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Altdorf 49.5 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Altdorf is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Altdorf is to taxi which costs SFr 330 - SFr 400 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Altdorf is 54 km. The road distance is 79.2 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Zürich to Altdorf, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Altdorf. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal via Luzern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Altdorf. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Altdorf via Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Altdorf, Uri, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Altdorf every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Altdorf via Lucerne and Luzern, Bahnhof in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Flüelen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Altdorf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Flüelen
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Flueelen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Zürich to Altdorf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$330 - $400
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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