There are 2 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell by train or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 23 train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Gossau SG 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 23 train from Gossau SG to Appenzell 23

$43 - $76

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell 57.2 miles

$11 - $18

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell via Gossau SG in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Gossau SG to Appenzell
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell?

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Appenzell is 65 km. The road distance is 92 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell?

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell is to drive which takes 1 h 4 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17.

Is there a direct train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Appenzell?

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Appenzell via Gossau SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell?

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Appenzell, including transfers.