There are 3 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen 5 / ...

$29 - $55

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to St. Gallen K388

$4 - $8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Sankt Gallen 52.8 miles

$11 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich, Zurich Airport and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Canton of St. Gallen is 67 km. The road distance is 84.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs .

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The train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen takes 57 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich, Zurich Airport station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen is to train which takes 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Sankt Gallen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $55 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Sankt Gallen twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 20 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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen is 84 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen.

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Book your Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Canton of St. Gallen bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 345+ hotels available in Canton of St. Gallen. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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