There are 7 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich by train, tram, taxi, car, shuttle, towncar or foot

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  •  9 min

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

$3 - $20

6 alternative options

Line 10 tram  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 10 tram from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich, ETH/Universitätsspital 10

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich 7.3 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich 7.3 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zurich Airport to Zürich

$5 - $13

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich 7.3 miles

$25 - $35

Walk  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Walk from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich 7.2 miles

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 9 min. Thurbo also services this route once daily.

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
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
VBZ
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Tram from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich, ETH/Universitätsspital
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Bus operators
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Zurich Airport to Zürich
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$5 - $6
Normal
$11 - $13
Other operators
Uber Zürich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$25 - $35
UberBlack
$50 - $70
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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

How far is it from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich?

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Zürich is 9 km. The road distance is 12 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 1 - SFr 3 and takes 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich?

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich is to train which takes 9 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

Is there a direct train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Zürich?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich?

The train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich HB takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.