There are 5 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf by train, bus or car

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Train, line 2 train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the line 2 train from Arth-Goldau to Altdorf 2 / ...

$38 - $72

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Flüelen K188

$16 - $26

3 alternative options

Line 24 train, line 2 train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 24 train from Zürich Flughafen to Zug 24 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 train from Zug to Flüelen 2 / ...

$38 - $70

Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Flüelen 46 / ...

$38 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf 57.8 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf. However, there are services departing from Zurich, Zurich Airport and arriving at Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal via Flüelen, Hauptplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Altdorf via Zürich HB and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Altdorf is 63 km. The road distance is 92.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf without a car is to train and line 2 train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich, Zurich Airport station.

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

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf is to train and line 2 train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Flüelen station.

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

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf.
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  • Distance: 39.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf via Zürich HB and Arth-Goldau in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 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 HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Altdorf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Zug
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Flüelen
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Flüelen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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.

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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
Train from Zuerich Hb to Flueelen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Flüelen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf is 93 km. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Altdorf.

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