There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau by train, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train via Zürich HB  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau 123-Y / ...

$23 - $60

3 alternative options

Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Aarau 37 / ...

$23 - $45

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau 30.9 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau 30.9 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau is to drive which costs SFr 6 - SFr 9 and takes 39 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau is to taxi which costs SFr 210 - SFr 260 and takes 39 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Aarau. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

More details

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Aarau is 39 km. The road distance is 49.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs SFr 22 - SFr 60.

More details

It takes approximately 50 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau, including transfers.

More details

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

More details

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Aarau station.

More details

Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Aarau, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau via Zürich HB in around 50 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 Flughafen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Aarau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Aarau
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Aarau
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
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

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.