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There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Schwyz by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...

$23 - $41

4 alternative options

Train, line 2 train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug 5
  2. Take the line 2 train from Zug to Schwyz 2 / ...

$26 - $48

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Schwyz 37.7 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Schwyz 37.7 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zürich to Schwyz 37.7 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Schwyz is to drive which costs SFr 7 - SFr 12 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Schwyz is to taxi which costs SFr 250 - SFr 310 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Schwyz is 39 km. The road distance is 60.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Schwyz without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Zürich to Schwyz, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Schwyz is 60 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Zürich to Schwyz.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Schwyz. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Schwyz.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Schwyz hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 42 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route every 3 hours.

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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $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
Train from Zug to Schwyz
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zürich to Schwyz
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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UberX
$110 - $160
Black
$220 - $310
Taxi from Zürich to Schwyz
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
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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