How to get from Zurich to Sankt Gallen

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from Zurich to Sankt Gallen

You can get from Zurich to Sankt Gallen by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Zurich to Sankt Gallen on 14 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:03Zürich HB0h59 09:02St. Gallen
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£261One-way
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08:03Zürich HB0h59 09:02St. Gallen
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08:39Zürich HB1h13 09:52St. Gallen
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08:09Zürich HB1h13 09:22St. Gallen
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£261One-way
08:16Zürich HB1h28 09:44St. Gallen
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£321One-way

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Travel Information from Zurich to Sankt Gallen

distanceDistance38 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 38 miles from Zurich to Sankt Gallen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are SBB among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Zurich to Sankt Gallen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Sankt Gallen

Travel to Sankt Gallen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Sankt Gallen.
FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Sankt Gallen: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Sankt Gallen, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sankt Gallen:

A coach is generally £14 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £17 from Zurich to Sankt Gallen.

The fastest way to get to Sankt Gallen from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 57 min.

There are alternative travel options to Sankt Gallen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 5 min   on average.

The distance between Zurich and Sankt Gallen is around 38 miles.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Sankt Gallen is:

  • Around 4 coaches per day.
  • Around 60 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Zurich to Sankt Gallen as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Sankt Gallen:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in St. Gallen, Bahnhof.
  • Most travellers take a train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Sankt Gallen:

  • You can travel from Zurich to Sankt Gallen by train with SBB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £17 with SBB from Zurich to Sankt Gallen.

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Sankt Gallen with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Sankt Gallen with BlaBlaCar with 4 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 59 direct trains per day to take to Sankt Gallen with SBB.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Sankt Gallen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Sankt Gallen often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Munich, Milan or Lausanne. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Sankt Gallen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sankt Gallen and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Zurich to Sankt Gallen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £3 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £17 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Sankt Gallen from Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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