How to travel from Zurich to Olten

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Travel Information from Zurich to Olten

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 30 miles (48 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Zurich and Olten. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Olten.

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You can travel to Olten from Zurich 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Olten from Zurich is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Olten:

Taking a flight is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a bus to Olten, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Zurich to Olten costing on average $1 (€1).

A flight is generally $18 (€16) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $18 (€16) from Zurich to Olten.

The fastest way to get to Olten from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 30 min.

Other travel options to Olten can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Olten by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 30 miles (48 km) between Zurich and Olten.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Olten is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 122 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zurich to Olten:

  • Buses from Zurich to Olten most often leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Olten, Gösgerstrasse (Bahnhof).
  • Trains mostly depart from Zürich HB and arrive in Olten Bhf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Olten, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • SBB can take you to Olten by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SBB from Zurich to Olten for $18 (€16).
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Olten often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Basel or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Olten and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Zurich to Olten, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this trip.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $18 (€16) one way.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Olten tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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