There are 5 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 42 min
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Bus • 55 min
SFr 24 - SFr 35
3 alternative options
Taxi • 47 min
SFr 290 - SFr 350
Drive • 47 min
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Towncar • 47 min
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten by train
The train journey time between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Olten is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 65 km. The fastest train normally takes 42 min. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten train service departs from Zürich Flughafen and arrives in Olten. Typically 224 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten train schedules
Trains departing Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 12 and takes 47 min.
The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten is to train which costs SFr 26 - SFr 50 and takes 42 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich Airport and arriving at Olten, Gösgerstrasse/Bahnhof. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Olten. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.
It is 51 km from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten. It is approximately 68.6 km to drive.
The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs SFr 26 - SFr 50.
The train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Zurich Airport station.
Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.
The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten is to train which takes 42 min and costs SFr 26 - SFr 50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 24 - SFr 35 and takes 55 min.
What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Olten, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten hourly. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 50 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport to Olten, Gösgerstrasse/Bahnhof once a week. Tickets cost SFr 24 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 55 min.
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.
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten
- Ave. Duration
- 42 min
- Estimated price
- SFr 26 - SFr 50
- Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
- Ave. Duration
- 47 min
- On demand
Towncar from Zurich Airport to Olten
- Estimated price
- SFr 55 - SFr 110
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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten bus services, operated by ExpressBus, arrive at Olten, Gösgerstrasse/Bahnhof station.
Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Olten station.
Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten is 69 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten.
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