Zurich train station: practical information

Zurich’s main railway station was originally built in 1847 and is the largest in Switzerland and one of the busiest in the world. With almost 3,000 trains a day, it is an important railway hub for services to Swiss cities and neighbouring countries. We’ve prepared a list of everything you need to know before arriving at Zurich train station, including information about access, parking, lockers, etc.

Getting to Zurich train station by public transportation

Zurich's vast public transportation network will enable you to get around easily:

  • RER: lines S2-S12, S14-S16, S21 and S24
  • Bus: lines 31 and 46
  • Tram: lines 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13 and 14
  • RegioExpress and international lines

To make your journey easier, consult the networks for the city of Zurich

Parking close to Zurich train station

Are you arriving by car? We recommend Gessnerallee Car Park.
Book via +41 (0)44 411 88 40. Paying. 
Are you arriving by bike? The south cycle park has 650 secure and undercover parking spaces. The entrance to the park is located near platforms 51-54.
Information via +41 (0)43 317 95 11. The first 24 hours are free of charge.

Booking a taxi

With Rail taxi, your taxi waits for you upon your arrival in Switzerland. To book this service: 
call the freephone number*: +41 (0)800 44 22 66 (24 hours a day). 

Zurich train station luggage storage services

Need to drop off your luggage? You can use the luggage storage service at Zurich train station, which are open every day from 4:15 am to 1:15 am. The cost depends on the size of the luggage and the duration of storage. Please see the SBB website for more information.

More information about the station

Address: Bahnhofplatz 15, 8001 Zurich


Telephone: +41 (0)900 300 300


Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24h/24.

To travel under the best possible conditions, please board your TGV Lyria no later than 2 minutes before the departure time indicated on your ticket. After this time, access to the train is no longer guaranteed.