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

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Heerbrugg 2 / ...

$37 - $89

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Bus, line 121 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to St. Gallen K388
  2. Take the line 121 bus from St. Gallen, Bahnhof to Heiden, Post 121 / ...

$18 - $29

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Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg 71.3 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg. However, there are services departing from Zurich, Zurich Airport and arriving at Heerbrugg, Bahnhof via St. Gallen, Bahnhof and Heiden, Post. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Heerbrugg via St. Gallen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Heerbrugg is 80 km. The road distance is 114.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg, including transfers.

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

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg 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 Heerbrugg is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can bus and line 121 bus, which costs SFr 17 - SFr 28 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg.
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  • Distance: 50.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg via St. Gallen in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg via St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Bahnhof, and Heiden, Post in around 3 h 35 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 St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from St. Gallen, Bahnhof to Heiden, Post
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Heiden, Post station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg train services, operated by Thurbo, arrive at Heerbrugg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg is 114 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heerbrugg.

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There are 798+ hotels available in Heerbrugg. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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