Zürich Main Train Station offers a tourist information office, a range of shops and very good restaurants, as well as left luggage, banking, postal and telecommunication facilities, the station is part of the rail city network and has over 200 hundred underground shops.
The station itself sits on the historic Bahnhofstrasse, home to over a mile stretch of luxury shopping and retail boutiques, shops and outlets – one of the most popular retail destinations for label lovers and bargain hunters in Switzerland.
Zurich is within easy reach by train from all major european cities. Direct connections are available from all larger cities in Germany, France, Italy and Austria, as well as from central Amsterdam, Barcelona in Spain, Vienna, centre of Prague, Budapest and Zagreb.
There are day and overnight trains to and from city centre of Rome (journey time – 9 hours 45 minutes) and Venice in Italy (journey time – 8 hours), Vienna in Austria (journey time – 9 hours) and center of Budapest (journey time – 12 hours 50 minutes). High-speed trains Cisalpino connect Zurich with Milan in Italy (journey time – 3 hours 40 minutes) and various other northern Italian cities.
Where: The busy Zurich Hauptbahnhof main train station, dates from 1871 and is located on Bahnhofplatz nearby Bahnhofstrasse.
Address: Bahnhofplatz 7, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland