There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen by train, bus, rideshare 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.
Train • 1h 9m
$30 - $60
Bus • 1h 25m
$3 - $9
2 alternative options
Rideshare • 1h 25m
Drive • 56m
$11 - $17
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus which costs SFr 3 - SFr 9 and takes 1h 25m.
The quickest way to get from Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 56m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.
The distance between Zürich and Canton of St. Gallen is 64 km. The road distance is 86.4 km.
The best way to get from Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs SFr 30 - SFr 60.
The train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen takes 1h 9m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.
Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.
The best way to get from Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs SFr 30 - SFr 60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 3 - SFr 9 and takes 1h 25m.
What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Sankt Gallen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Sankt Gallen twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 25m. RegioJet also services this route twice a week.
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.
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.
Bus from Zurich to St. Gallen
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 25m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $5 - $9
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Zurich to Saint Gallen
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 25m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at St. Gallen station.
Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St. Gallen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen is 86 km. It takes approximately 56m to drive from Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen.
Book your Zürich to Canton of St. Gallen bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.
There are 388+ hotels available in Canton of St. Gallen. Prices start at $75 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Zürich and Canton of St. Gallen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.