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Travelling from Zurich to St. Gallen by train

Fast trains from Zurich to St. Gallen take around 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and St. Gallen.

Are there direct trains from Zurich to St. Gallen?

Direct trains from Zurich to St. Gallen have been found.

We usually find around 47 direct trains on the route from Zurich to St. Gallen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

How long is the train journey from Zurich to St. Gallen?

The Zurich to St. Gallen train travel time is normally about 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Zurich to St. Gallen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to St. Gallen is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:33 and the last train is around 00:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 05:44, and the last at 00:28.

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 train companies operate between Zurich and St. Gallen?

More than one train company 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.

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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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