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

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

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

$36 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to St. Gallen St. Fiden, Bahnhof

$10 - $16

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

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rorschach is to bus which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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

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The distance between Zürich and Rorschach is 73 km. The road distance is 98.1 km.

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

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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.

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The nearest airport to Rorschach is Altenrhein (ACH) Airport which is 4.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Friedrichshafen (FDH) (21.8 km), Zurich (ZRH) (70.7 km), Stuttgart (STR) (136.8 km) and Basel (BSL) (148.5 km).

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Rorschach.
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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. Alternatively, Autolinee Gambioli operates a bus from Zürich to Rorschach once a week. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 15 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
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Zürich to St. Gallen St. Fiden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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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