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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Recommended option

Line 36 train  •  19 min

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

$11 - $21

Cheapest option

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

4 alternative options

Line 80 bus  •  33 min

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

$13 - $22

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

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten is to drive which costs SFr 1 - SFr 3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten is to taxi which costs SFr 60 - SFr 75 and takes 15 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 line 36 train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich Altstetten takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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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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 $11 - $21 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)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Zürich Altstetten
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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 Zürich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zürich (Kreis 9) / Altstetten
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$28 - $40
UberBlack
$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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