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

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Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bregenz Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bregenz to Langen am Arlberg Ic / ...

$87 - $133

3 alternative options

Train via Feldkirch  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Feldkirch Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg Ic / ...

$91 - $145

Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bregenz 283
  2. Take the bus from Alberschwende Dorfplatz to Schröcken Dorf R1

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech 124.6 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lech is 122 km. The road distance is 199.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 7 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech is 199 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech.

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There are 2072+ hotels available in Lech. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech.
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  • Distance: 76.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech via Bregenz and Langen am Arlberg in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lech via Zürich HB, Zurich, Bregenz, Alberschwende, Alberschwende Dorfplatz, and Schröcken Dorf in around 6 h 7 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 Bregenz
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Landbus Bregenzerwald
Phone
+43 5512 26 000
Email
regio@regiobregenzerwald.at
Website
regiobregenzerwald.at
Bus from Alberschwende Dorfplatz to Schröcken Dorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
regiobregenzerwald.at

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