There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Solothurn by train, bus or car

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Solothurn 5 / ...

$30 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Solothurn K388

$5 - $9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Solothurn 60.4 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Solothurn is to bus which costs SFr 5 - SFr 9 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Solothurn is to train which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Solothurn is 78 km. The road distance is 96.7 km.

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The train from Zürich HB to Solothurn takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Solothurn. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Solothurn. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Solothurn is to train which takes 54 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 5 - SFr 9 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Zürich to Solothurn train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lausanne station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Solothurn.
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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Solothurn hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Solothurn twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Solothurn
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Solothurn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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