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There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Zuerich Hb

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Airport to Rust Europapark

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Konstanz
  2. Take the train from Konstanz to Appenweier

Drive

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Zurich Airport to Dachstein

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein by train

The train journey time between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Dachstein is around 4h 35m and covers a distance of around 257 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 44m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 17m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Thurbo and others, the Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein train service departs from Zürich Flughafen and arrives in Dachstein. Typically 97 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 51m
Layover time:
1h 44m
Total time:
4h 35m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 17m
Train distance:
257 km
Trains per week:
97
Cheapest price:
€62
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:42
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein is to bus which costs SFr 19 - SFr 35 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Dachstein via Zuerich Hb, Basel Sbb and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Dachstein is 145 km. The road distance is 212.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein without a car is to train via Zuerich Hb which takes 3h 46m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein is to train via Zuerich Hb which takes 3h 46m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 19 - SFr 35 and takes 6h 6m.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, arrive at Appenweier station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein is 212 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein.
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  • Distance: 145.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Dachstein via Zuerich Hb, Basel Sbb, and Strasbourg in around 3h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich Airport to Rust Europapark once daily. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Konstanz to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zürich Airport to Rust Europapark
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Zurich Airport to Dachstein
Estimated price
€50 - €95

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