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Travel from Solothurn to Zurich Airport by train in 1 hour 9 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Solothurn to Zurich Airport by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Solothurn to Zurich Airport by train is 1 hour 25 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 9 minutes. Around 41 trains per day travel the 51 miles (82 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Zurich Airport. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling on a SBB service for all or at least part of your journey to Zurich Airport.

Book train tickets from Solothurn to Zurich Airport in advance instead of buying them on the day and you'll snap up the cheapest fares. You can check prices from Solothurn to Zurich Airport in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Solothurn to Zurich Airport by train

First train

00:05

Last train

23:05

Departure station

Solothurn

Arrival station

Zurich Airport

Journey time

From 1h 9m

Distance

51 miles (82 km)

Frequency

41 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

SBB CFF FFS

Solothurn to Zurich Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from Solothurn to Zurich Airport for Tuesday 2nd July 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:01 12:12 1h 11m, direct
11:35 12:51 1h 16m, 1 change
12:01 13:12 1h 11m, direct
12:35 13:51 1h 16m, 1 change
13:01 14:12 1h 11m, direct
13:35 14:51 1h 16m, 1 change
14:01 15:12 1h 11m, direct
14:35 15:51 1h 16m, 1 change
15:01 16:12 1h 11m, direct
15:35 16:51 1h 16m, 1 change

SBB trains from Solothurn to Zurich Airport

You can travel from Solothurn to Zurich Airport 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).

Intercity classes from Solothurn to Zurich Airport

Compare the different travel classes offered by Intercity when travelling from Solothurn to Zurich Airport.

Onboard services on Intercity

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Solothurn to Zurich Airport.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you want on SBB Intercity trains, provided that it fits in the luggage racks provided.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Many SBB Intercity trains will have a restaurant or bistro carriage so you can buy food and drink throughout your journey. You may be able to sit at a table in the restaurant carriage or take your meal back to your seat.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

There are plug sockets on SBB trains. You can also enjoy free WiFi on Intercity trains via the SBB FreeSurf portal.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

There is pushchair storage available on the train, as well as a baby changing toilet onboard. On Intercity trains, there is also a dedicated family carriage.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

You can take your bicycle onboard SBB Intercity trains. Between 21st March and 31st October, it's compulsory to reserve a bike space on some Intercity trains. You must also buy a ticket for your bike at a ticket office, ticket machine or online.

PetPetPets

Dogs under 30cm in height can travel for free if they're in a carrier and placed under your seat. Larger dogs can travel with you if you buy a Dog Day Pass for CHF 25, which can be purchased at a ticket office, at a ticket machine, online or on the SBB app. The pass is valid for a day on trains, ships, trams and buses in most Swiss cities.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

SBB Intercity trains have priority seats for passengers with reduced mobility, as well as a wheelchair-accessible toilet.

InfoInfoOther

There is a Business Zone and a Quiet Zone in First Class on SBB Intercity trains.

Cheap train tickets from Solothurn to Zurich Airport

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 Solothurn to Zurich Airport 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

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

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Solothurn to Zurich Airport? 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 Solothurn to Zurich Airport take?

The average journey time by train between Solothurn and Zurich Airport is 1 hour and 25 minutes, with around 41 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 Solothurn and Zurich Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Solothurn to Zurich Airport is 1 hour and 9 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Solothurn to Zurich Airport?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Solothurn to Zurich Airport without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Solothurn to Zurich Airport each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Solothurn to Zurich Airport leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Solothurn to Zurich Airport leaves at 23:05. 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 Solothurn and Zurich Airport by train?

Trains travelling from Solothurn to Zurich Airport cover a distance of around 51 miles (82 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zurich Airport to Solothurn.

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