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Zürich by train - City guide & train tickets
What is the name of the main station in Zürich?
Zürich Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) is the central station. The station of Zürich Flughafen is app. 10 minutes by train by from the main station. From the airport there are also direct trains to all major destinations in Switzerland.
Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?
Yes, the station is located in the middle of the city.
Which hotels do you recommend near the station?
Check our list of recommend hotels near the station.
Which trains run to Zürich?
- TGV from Paris
- ICE (InterCity Express) from Germany
- Eurocity from Milan
- Railjet from Salzburg and Vienna
- Domestic Swiss trains
Do you offer all train tickets to Zurich?
Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets!
Wander through the Old Town of Zurich. The street starting at the station, the Bahnhofstrasse, is a long shopping street. From the old centre you can walk to the Lake of Zürich and stroll along the shores and enjoy the great views of the high Alps at the horizon.
Zürich Hauptbahnhof - Info
Railway Station Zürich
Zürich Hauptbahnhof is the name of the main station in Zürich.
Zürich HB is the largest railway station in Switzerland, and is an important railway hub in Switzerland. Trains from surrounding countries as France, Germany, Austria and Italy travel to and from Zürich HB. Below the station you will find the big shopping centre called ‘ShopVille’. This centre contains out of more than two hundred stores, restaurants and tourist offices. Frequent direct trains from Zurich HB travel to the airport, which is 10 minutes journey.
- Wifi: yes, hotspot
- Lockers: yes
- Restaurants: yes
- Parking: yes, paid
- Public transport: Buses, Trams, Trolleybuses
To the city centre
- Zürich Hauptbahnhof is located in the city centre.
Finding your platform
- On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.
Finding your carriage
- If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform.
SBB 'My Station' app
- The Swiss Federal Railways have created an mobile app which helps you finding what you are looking for at their railway stations. Never miss a station special again with the “My station” app and benefit regularly from attractive special offers. Use the search function to find all the platforms, stops, shops and station services. The "My Station" app shows you the quickest way around the stations Basel SBB, Bern, Genève-Cornavin, Lucerne and Zurich main station.
How to book train tickets to Zurich
Fares for train tickets to Zurich from for example Frankfurt start from €39 one-way.
How to travel by train to Zurich
Zürich Hauptbahnhof - Hotels near the station
Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Zürich Hauptbahnhof
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Zurich Marriott Hotel*****
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