Zurich to St. Gallen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:33
  • Last train
    00:17
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 2m

Travelling from Zurich to St. Gallen by train

The fastest trains from Zurich to St. Gallen take around 1 hour and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and St. Gallen.

Direct trains run between Zurich and St. Gallen.

We usually find around 41 direct trains on the route from Zurich to St. Gallen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 35 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to St. Gallen is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:33 and the last train is around 00:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 06:09, and the last at 00:17.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Zurich to St. Gallen train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to St. Gallen by train.

Which trains operate between Zurich and St. Gallen?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Zurich to St. Gallen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Find journey information for St. Gallen to Zurich

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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