There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 36 train  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 36 train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich Altstetten 36 / ...

$12 - $22

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Line 768 bus, line 80 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 768 bus from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich Oerlikon, Bahnhof 768
  2. Take the line 80 bus from Zürich Oerlikon, Bahnhof Nord to Zürich, Bristenstrasse 80

$9 - $12

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Line 80 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 80 bus from Zürich Oerlikon, Bahnhof Nord to Zürich, Bristenstrasse 80

$13 - $23

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten 8.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten 8.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten 8.2 miles

$29 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof and arriving at Zürich, Bristenstrasse via Zürich Oerlikon, Bahnhof Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Zürich Altstetten. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten is 9 km. The road distance is 13.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten without a car is to line 36 train which takes 19 min and costs .

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The line 36 train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich Altstetten takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten bus services, operated by VBG, depart from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten 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 Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten is to line 36 train which takes 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 80 bus, which costs and takes 33 min.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten bus services, operated by VBZ, arrive at Zürich, Bristenstrasse station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich Altstetten station.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten.
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  • Distance: 5.6 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, VBZ operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 24 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 Zürich Altstetten
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
VBZ
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
Bus from Zürich Oerlikon, Bahnhof Nord to Zürich, Bristenstrasse
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stadt-zuerich.ch
VBG
Website
vbg.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof to Zürich Oerlikon, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
vbg.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$29 - $40
Black
$55 - $80
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten is 13 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten.

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