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

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Train, line 470 train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  2. Take the line 470 train from Luzern to Giswil 470

$37 - $61

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Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Giswil 50 miles

$350 - $420

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Giswil 50 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Giswil is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Giswil is to taxi which costs SFr 340 - SFr 410 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Giswil. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Giswil via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Giswil is 65 km. The road distance is 80 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Giswil without a car is to train and line 470 train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Zürich to Giswil, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Giswil train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Giswil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Giswil is 80 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Zürich to Giswil.

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There are 418+ hotels available in Giswil. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 40.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Giswil via Luzern in around 1 h 57 min.

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 Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Giswil
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Zürich to Giswil
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$350 - $420
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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