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Bus stations and stops in Zurich

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Zurich central station (Sihlquai car park)

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Directly reachable cities

137

Number of bus stops

1

Country

Switzerland

Environmentally-friendly travel?

Yes

Frequently asked questions

What is the best way to get to Zurich?
There are a number of different ways to get to Zurich but travelling by bus has many benefits. By travelling with FlixBus, you can save money with our cheap bus tickets and you can do your part in saving the environment, as bus travel is the most environmentally-friendly method!
How do I buy a bus ticket to Zurich?
It's really easy to buy a bus ticket to Zurich with FlixBus: you can book online on our website simply selecting your departure and arrival cities, and picking your favourite date to travel. The best way to find cheap tickets though is by using the free FlixBus App and keep your ticket always in your pocket!
How can I get to Zurich by bus?
How many bus stations are there in Zurich?
There is 1 bus stop in Zurich. The stop is Zurich Bus Station (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
How much does it cost to get to Zurich?
Buses are one of the most convenient ways to travel and FlixBus is among the cheapest to get to Zurich! Depending on where you are travelling from, tickets to Zurich cost on average $6.66, but if you book in advance or during the week getting to Zurich with FlixBus can cost as little as $3.99!
How do I use my FlixBus ticket to Zurich?
Using your FlixBus ticket to go to Zurich is easy! If you booked online, you must have received a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code which serves as your bus ticket. If you booked through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. In both cases, no need to print the ticket: simply show it digitally to the driver and you are ready to board the bus, sit back and relax.
Can I track my bus from and to Zurich?
Can I reserve a seat on my journey to Zurich?
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Zurich during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from a number of categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort and bed seats - ideal for a restful journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
How can I pay for my bus ticket to Zurich?
We offer several payment methods for purchasing your ticket securily. You can choose among card payment, Paypal, Google Pay and many more. Once in the payment section, you will be able to see all the available options and pick your preferred one. If you are having difficulties with payment, check out our help page about payments. If you buy your bus ticket onboard or at a sales point you are also given the option to pay cash.

Things to do in Zurich

About Zurich

If the thought of traveling to Switzerland makes you cringe at how expensive the country is, don't be discouraged! Yes, the country is expensive, but with a little searching and planning, you can have a great trip to Zurich on a budget.

Places of Interest in Zurich

If you are the museum going type, then it may be worth to purchase a Zurich Card which gives you free or reduced admission to many different museums around the city as well as access to public transportation during card’s validation. For a card valid for 24 hours, it will only cost about $27. Probably one the most well-known museums on the list of museums that offer free admission is the National Museum. Here you will be able to mosey around cultural and historical artifacts of Switzerland's past which in effect has shaped its present and future. Housed in a gorgeous building that looks similar to something out of a storybook, the museum also hosts concerts in its courtyard from time to time so be sure to check their website for a schedule of events. Without the Zurich card, admission is CHF 10.

If you are more interested in science than culture, Kulturama – the Museum of Mankind, may be just up your alley. The museum has an expansive collection of fossils and artifacts all designed in an interactive way. Entrance is free with the Zurich Card, however without the card students only pay CHF 10.

Culture and History of Zurich

Zurich does have many things available to its visitors that are free or next to nothing. There are so many nooks along the lake that make a perfect picnic or snack break spot. You can also take the funicular up to the University of Zurich where you can get the best view of the city while also providing you with a great place to rest and numerous buildings you can wander about. Make sure to take your time walking around the Old Town (Altstadt). You never know what kind of gems you’ll come across. During your stroll, you will most likely come across one of the 1,200 water fountains. These water fountains are completely safe to drink from. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and fill up your water bottle! If you are an active traveler, you can rent a bike for very cheap and zoom around the city from a different perspective. A wonderful free thing to do while in Zurich is to visit their Botanical Gardens operated by the University of Zurich. There is a wide array of different biospheres to travel between each one different from the next. If the weather is nice and sunny during your visit to Zurich, you will also see locals enjoying the weather and tanning. If you are on board with the succulent house plant trend, then you may be delighted to know that Zurich has a collection of about 4,000 different species of succulents at The Zurich Succulent Plant Collection all for free to its visitors. The staff is happy to answer any questions you may have about the collection as well taking fun pictures for your Instagram. If you love hunting for good deals, then Flohmarkt Kanzlei may be just what you need. This year-round flea market is open every Saturday offering everything one may ever desire, so go ahead and bargain hunt your heart out.

Nightlife in Zurich

Even if you are traveling on a budget, you still need to eat. Groceries stores like Coop offer a great variety of sandwiches as well as hot ready to eat dishes. While in Zurich, it is fun to pop into one of the many different bars in the city to get a good local beer and pretzel as a side. Ask the bartender to recommend a solid Swiss-made beer depending on your taste. Yes, it’s very touristy and stereotypical but it is a ton of fun and a good excuse to talk to locals. Plus if you fill up on pretzels and beer you may not need to buy a full meal later on. If you are a vegetarian, then you may encounter some difficulties in finding fun and interesting food during your travels. Don’t fear while traveling in Zurich since Zurich is home to the world's oldest vegetarian restaurant, Hitl (Sihlstrasse 28 8001 Zurich). At Hitl you will be able to choose from a large, varying buffet where your food will be weighed at the cashier to determine how much you owe. Everyone in your travel group will be able to find something they like and have the possibility to pay as little or as much as they want. Another fun and hip foodie spot in Zurich you shouldn’t miss is Frau Gerolds Garten. This community created out of old cargo boxes has become a local hotspot for shopping and restaurants. Stop by for a great way to end an awesome day in Zurich. If you are a chocolate lover, then Switzerland is your country. There are many different chocolate makers located in Switzerland with stores in Zurich. There will be a wide array of flavors and prices. As you walk around the city, you are bound to see at least five different chocolate stores in one afternoon. These chocolates make great souvenirs for family and treats for yourself. However, many grocery stores offer a huge selection of Swiss-made chocolate at a lower price.

Buses to Zurich

Find the cheapest buses to Zurich

For cheap tickets to Zurich, there’s no better way to travel than with FlixBus. There are 19 destinations you can reach only in Switzerland, and you can travel to many other countries, so no matter where you’re traveling from, we can get you to Zurich. It couldn’t be easier to book a bus ticket to Zurich with FlixBus. Tickets to Zurich start from only $3.99, but these very convenient tickets are subject to availability! Make sure to always book in advance and travel off-peak if you can. Don't forget to download and store the free FlixBus App on your phone in order to find the best prices, manage your booking more easily and get the most up-to-date information about your journey. With the App on-hand, there is also no need to print your ticket: simply show it to the driver, and then settle down to enjoy your journey in our comfortable seats.

Why travel to Zurich with FlixBus

It couldn’t be easier to get to Zurich with FlixBus! With 137 cities connected by bus to Zurich, you can travel from near or far. No matter where you’re traveling from, it’s easy to book a trip to Zurich whether in person at our ticket agents or onboard, or online via website or in the free FlixBus App; you can also choose your preferred payment option like credit cards, PayPal and Google Pay. What’s more, when you take a trip with FlixBus, you know that you’re traveling to Zurich in the most environmentally-friendly way. We’re aiming to become 100% carbon neutral in the future, and you can help us get there by offsetting your carbon emissions when you book your ticket.

Onboard services

Ready to book your trip to Zurich? Don't forget to reserve your seat in advance for the best travel experience! Subject to availability, you can choose from a classic, table or panorama seat, or book an additional seat beside yours if you need extra space. We also offer a generous luggage allowance, with each traveler able to bring one piece of carry-on luggage and one checked bag included in the ticket. Lastly, sit back and enjoy our entertainment system, available on most buses, or surf the web with our free onboard Wi-Fi, as well as extra legroom, power outlets and toilets.


Onboard services are subject to availability