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There are 3 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim by train, tram, bus or car

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Train, line 10 tram  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 tram from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Arlesheim, Dorf 10

$45 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Basel, Basel central station K188

$16 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim 55.4 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Arlesheim is 71 km. The road distance is 88.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim without a car is to train and line 10 tram which takes 1 h 49 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim is 89 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim.

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There are 476+ hotels available in Arlesheim. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim.
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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Arlesheim, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Arlesheim 4 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 25 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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
BLT
Website
blt.ch
Tram from Basel, Bahnhof SBB to Arlesheim, Dorf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
blt.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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