Bahnhofplatz 7, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
If you are planning a rail trip from charming Zurich, the chances are that you will visit the Zurich HB as the station is served by almost all trains running through the city. In 2020, the Zurich Central Station ranked second in terms of passenger convenience, surpassed only by the St. Pancras Station in London, making it a fantastic starting point for your rail adventure. Although it's considered to be one of the busiest (and the biggest) railway stations in Europe, the Zurich Hauptbahnhof is rather easy to navigate. At the station, you can take advantage of an extensive range of services, including InfoPoint, luggage storage, lost & found, currency exchange, and station assistance services, as well as many others.

Have a Look Around Zurich HB

As exciting as any rail journey is, it can be very stressful to navigate around a new place, especially when it comes to catching a train in a foreign country. To make the journey a bit easier for you, we offer to watch the short video below, allowing you to get a snick pick of what to expect what you go through the station doors, explore the Zurich Hauptbahnhof train station interior as well as the location of its main facilities.



Commonly Asked Questions About the Zurich Hauptbahnhof


How many train stations are there in Zurich?

Zurich boasts a total of 25 train stations and the Zurich HB is the biggest and the busiest railway station among them.

What is there to do at Zurich's main railway station?

The station provides a wide list of in-house facilities, ensuring a memorable stay. The list of the station's shopping and dining venues is rather impressive and includes over 200 shops and facilities, including various modern boutiques (Marc O'Polo, Intimissimi, Calzedonia, etc.), excellent choice of eateries (Blueberry American Bakery, Burger King, Da Capo Restaurant, Yooji's Sushi Deli, etc.), several body care shops (L'Occitane, Lush, Marionnaud Parfumeries, Kiko Milano, etc), as well as many other amazing options to brighten up the waiting hours, including the Laderach Chocolatier Suisse, offering a fantastic selection of the mouthwatering Swiss chocolate products.

Where can I store my luggage at the station?

Zurich's main train station provides left luggage facilities, open from 7.30 am to 7.45 pm every day. In order to take advantage of the luggage storage, you will be asked to pay about 6 USD -10 USD per 24 hours, depending on the size of your luggage.

How many platforms does Zurich HB have?

The station has 13 platforms and 26 tracks. Being among the busiest train station in the country, the Zurich HB serves over 470 000 travelers and 3 000 trains every day.

How do I get from Zurich airport to Zurich HB?

Among the fastest and most comfortable options to choose for this connection is a direct SBB train. The journey shouldn't take longer than 10 minutes, the tickets can be purchased right on the spot (a one-way ticket costs something in the range of 4 - 17 USD), and the departures schedule is rather impressive, boasting up to 176 trains per day!


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