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There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Fribourg

2 alternative options

Drive

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Zurich Airport to La Roche

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche by train and bus

The journey time between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and La Roche is around 2h 40m and covers a distance of around 173 km. This includes an average layover time of around 29 min. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Service d'automobiles TPF, the Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche service departs from Zürich Flughafen and arrives in La Roche FR, village. Typically 117 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

117 Weekly Services
2h 40m Average Duration
SFr 50 Cheapest Price
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Zurich Airport (ZRH) → La Roche
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Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0041 58 463 00 00

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Yes, travel within Switzerland is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Roche is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Roche is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in La Roche is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

Last updated: 9 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 1h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 1h 50m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and La Roche is 136 km. The road distance is 176.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 95.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 4h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche is 177 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche.

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There are 47+ hotels available in La Roche. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to La Roche.
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  • Distance: 136.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and La Roche, Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg hourly. Tickets cost SFr 50 - SFr 95 and the journey takes 1h 47m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Bus Station to Fribourg twice daily. Tickets cost SFr 10 - SFr 13 and the journey takes 2h 10m. Union Ivkoni also services this route once daily.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
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.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Zurich Limmatstrasse to Fribourg Chemin de l'Abbé-Freeley
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Website
Union Ivkoni
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Zurich Airport to La Roche
Estimated price
SFr 300 - SFr 470

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