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

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten 5 / ...

$26 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Olten K188

$8 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten 41.9 miles

$280 - $340

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten 41.9 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten is to taxi which costs SFr 280 - SFr 340 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Olten is 51 km. The road distance is 67 km.

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The train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten takes 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich, Zurich Airport and arriving at Olten. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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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 47 min.

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The nearest airport to Olten is Basel (BSL) Airport which is 39.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Mulhouse (MLH) (39.4 km), Zurich (ZRH) (50.8 km), Berne (BRN) (57.3 km) and Strasbourg (SXB) (134.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Olten
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Olten
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$280 - $340
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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