There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Rorschach by train, bus 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 35 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen 5 / ...

$37 - $80

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen, Bahnhof to Rorschach, Hauptbahnhof Süd 242

$52 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rorschach 61.3 miles

$12 - $19

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Rorschach every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from St. Gallen, Bahnhof to Rorschach, Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zürich to Rorschach?

The distance between Zürich and Rorschach is 73 km. The road distance is 98 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rorschach?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rorschach is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 1 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Rorschach?

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rorschach is to drive which takes 1 h 4 min and costs SFr 12 - SFr 19.

Is there a direct train between Zürich and Rorschach?

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Rorschach. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Rorschach via St. Gallen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Rorschach?

It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Zürich to Rorschach, including transfers.