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Zurich Airport to Buchs SG by train

It takes an average of 2h 01m to travel from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG by train, over a distance of around 47 miles (76 km). There are normally 71 trains per day travelling from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG and tickets for this journey start from $13.05 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 27m
Price$13.05 - $57.93
Distance47 miles (76 km)
Frequency71 trains per day
Departure stationZurich Airport
Arrival stationBuchs SG
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Zurich Airport to Buchs SG train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG for Tuesday Jul 21st 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:06 15:12 2h 06m, 1 change
13:18 14:45 1h 27m, 2 changes
13:23 15:15 1h 52m, direct
13:44 15:43 1h 59m, 1 change
14:18 15:45 1h 27m, 2 changes
14:18 15:48 1h 30m, 1 change
14:23 16:15 1h 52m, direct
14:44 16:43 1h 59m, 1 change
15:06 17:12 2h 06m, 1 change
15:18 16:45 1h 27m, 2 changes

SBB trains from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG

You can travel from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG on SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG

Train tickets from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG start at $13.05 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $44.29.
lowest price found
from$13.05
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$39.23
on the day
avg. single price$44.29

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Zurich Airport to Buchs SG

Want to know more about your journey from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG take?

The average journey time by train between Zurich Airport and Buchs SG is 2 hours and 1 minute, with around 71 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Zurich Airport and Buchs SG by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG is 1 hour and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG cost?

Train tickets from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG can start from as little as $13.05 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG leave?

The first train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG leaves at 00:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG leave?

The last train from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG leaves at 23:46. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Zurich Airport and Buchs SG by train?

Trains travelling from Zurich Airport to Buchs SG cover a distance of around 47 miles (76 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Buchs SG to Zurich Airport.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zurich Airport to Buchs SG for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/21/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/02/2019 for travel on 04/03/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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