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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Walensee by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 4 train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Ziegelbrücke 2 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 train from Ziegelbrücke to Mühlehorn 4

Cheapest option

Train, line 511 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Ziegelbrücke 2 / ...
  2. Take the line 511 bus from Ziegelbrücke, Bahnhof Süd to Mühlehorn, Stutz 511

$39 - $65

4 alternative options

Line 15 train, line 631 bus, line 4 train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 15 train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Rüti ZH 15 / ...
  2. Take the line 631 bus from Rüti ZH, Bahnhof to Uznach, Bahnhof 631
  3. Take the line 4 train from Uznach to Mühlehorn 4

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Walensee 44.3 miles

$300 - $360

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Walensee 44.3 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zürich to Walensee 44.3 miles

$130 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Walensee is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Walensee is to taxi which costs SFr 300 - SFr 360 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Walensee. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Mühlehorn via Ziegelbrücke. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Walensee is 56 km. The road distance is 70.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Walensee without a car is to train and line 4 train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Zürich to Walensee, including transfers.

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Zürich to Walensee train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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Zürich to Walensee train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Mühlehorn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Walensee is 71 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Zürich to Walensee.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Walensee. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Walensee.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Walensee via Ziegelbrücke in around 1 h 34 min.

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 Ziegelbrücke
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Rüti ZH
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Ziegelbrücke to Mühlehorn
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Train from Uznach to Mühlehorn
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Rüti ZH, Bahnhof to Uznach, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Ziegelbrücke, Bahnhof Süd to Mühlehorn, Stutz
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zürich to Walensee
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $180
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UberX
$130 - $180
Black
$260 - $360
Taxi from Zürich to Walensee
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$300 - $360
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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