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

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb Ice / ...

SFr 25 - SFr 53

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Bus Station to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse E03

SFr 44 - SFr 66

Train via Olten  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Olten to Dornach-Arlesheim 3

SFr 36 - SFr 65

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Dornach 55.8 miles

SFr 11 - SFr 17

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Dornach is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Dornach is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Dornach. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Dornach-Arlesheim via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Zürich and Dornach is 71 km. The road distance is 89.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Dornach without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs SFr 25 - SFr 55.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Zürich to Dornach, including transfers.

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Zürich to Dornach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Dornach is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs SFr 25 - SFr 55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 70 and takes 1h 44m.

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Zürich to Dornach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Basel Sbb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Dornach is 89 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Zürich to Dornach.

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  • Distance: 44.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Zürich to Dornach every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 24 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 53m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Zürich to Dornach 5 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 50 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Olten
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Dornach-Arlesheim
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 24
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 27
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 41
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Bus Station to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss PostAuto

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