There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich by train, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 7 train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB 2 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 train from Zürich HB to Stäfa 7

$17 - $45

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich 22.9 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich 22.9 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  33 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich 22.9 miles

$70 - $100

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich via Zürich HB in around 53 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stäfa
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Other operators
Uber Zürich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$70 - $100
UberBlack
$140 - $190
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lake Zurich is 27 km. The road distance is 37 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich is to drive which costs SFr 4 - SFr 7 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 190.

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Stäfa via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

It takes approximately 53 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Zurich, including transfers.