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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Lake Zug by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 24 train, line 5 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 24 train from Zürich Enge to Zug 24 / ...
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Zug, Bahnhofplatz to Oberwil b. Zug, Murpfli 5

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug 5

$19 - $35

4 alternative options

Line 70 train, line 53 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 70 train from Zürich HB to Rotkreuz 70
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Rotkreuz, Bahnhof Süd to Risch, Dorf 53

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Lake Zug 24.2 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lake Zug 24.2 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zürich to Lake Zug 24.2 miles

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Lake Zug is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Lake Zug is to taxi which costs SFr 160 - SFr 200 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Lake Zug is 27 km. The road distance is 38.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lake Zug without a car is to line 24 train and line 5 bus which takes 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Zürich to Lake Zug, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Lake Zug is 39 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Zürich to Lake Zug.

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There are 394+ hotels available in Lake Zug. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Lake Zug.
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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Lake Zug, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Lake Zug every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 50 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 Enge to Zug
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rotkreuz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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
Bus operators
Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe
Phone
+41 41 728 58 00
Email
info@zvb.ch
Website
zvb.ch
Bus from Zug, Bahnhofplatz to Oberwil b. Zug, Murpfli
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
zvb.ch
Bus from Rotkreuz, Bahnhof Süd to Risch, Dorf
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
zvb.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zürich to Lake Zug
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
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UberX
$75 - $100
Black
$150 - $200
Taxi from Zürich to Lake Zug
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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