How to travel from Zurich to Sankt Gallen

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Travel Information between Zurich and Sankt Gallen

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $34
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€30) • 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Take a bus or train to travel 38 miles (62 km) to Sankt Gallen from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Zurich to Sankt Gallen.

How to get from Zürich to St. Gallen

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to St. Gallen, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Zürich to St. Gallen and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Sankt Gallen

Travel Tips: 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.

You can travel from Zurich to Sankt Gallen 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Sankt Gallen is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Sankt Gallen:

Taking a bus is about $30 (€26) less than taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€30) for this journey.

The distance from Zurich to Sankt Gallen is approximately 38 miles (62 km).

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

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 60 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Zurich and Sankt Gallen as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Zurich to Sankt Gallen depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to St. Gallen, Bahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in St. Gallen.

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

  • You can take a train from Zurich to Sankt Gallen with SBB. Cheap tickets can be found for $34 (€30) 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 bus to Sankt Gallen with BlaBlaCar with 3 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 59 direct trains a day to Sankt Gallen with SBB.

Direct services to Sankt Gallen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Sankt Gallen? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Sankt Gallen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Milan or Basel. If you're looking to explore Munich, Milan or Basel from Sankt Gallen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $5 (€4) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $34 (€30) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Sankt Gallen 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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