We will write how to get from Zurich airport to Vaduz. The distance from Zurich Airport to Vaduz is 120 kilometers and the travel time from Zurich airport to Vaduz is around 1 hour and 25 minutes by taxi. The cheapest way from Zurich airport to Vaduz is by train (2 trains airport to city and going to Sargans) and bus to Vaduz total fare is 30 CHF and the travel time will be around 1 hour and 30 minutes. And if you go by taxi will be around 20 minutes and the taxi fare around 290 CHF.
You can also rent a car in Zurich airport or get a private transfer. And by bus I consider very expensive unless you get included as a free transfer from your hotel. Read here all the best Zurich tourist spots. You’ll need your GPS to track your location for using apps read here Switzerland sim card for tourist and Liechtenstein sim card for tourist.
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ZURICH AIRPORT TO VADUZ
TRAIN FROM ZURICH AIRPORT TO VADUZ
First thing if you are going from Zurich airport to Vaduz by train. You need to go to Zurich Train Station and the best way is by train. The train fare from Zurich airport is 6.80 CHF for adults and 3.40 CHF for children from 6 to 16 years and free under 6 years old. You can use the tickets for 60 minutes in other public transportation in Zurich and buy in the ticket machine at the airport. You can get for free from Zurich airport to city center if you have the Swiss Travel Pass and Zurich Card.
The Trains (S2, S16, S24) are leaving every 5-10 minutes, from 5 am until 12 30 am. The total travel time is 10-15 minutes from the airport to the main train station in Zurich. S trains are leaving from the underground railway station near the Terminals 1 and 2.
If you want to go from Zurich airport to Vaduz by train the best way is combining with the bus. From Zurich HB Main Station you will go to Sargans. The train ride will last 55 minutes and the train departure is every 30 minutes. The train fare from Zurich to Sargans is 16.50 CHF one way and 33 CHF return ticket. You can book online here.
Once in Sargans you will have to ride the Bus Number 11 or 12E passing by Balzers and you can stop in Vaduz Post at the last stop where you can go walking distance to the tourism office. You will surprise Vaduz is really small city and everything is walking distance.
The bus fare in Liechtenstein is 5 CHF for one way and it will take 15 minutes but if you have a return train ticket Zurich to Sargans is included jsut show to the bus driver and you will not have to pay the bus. LIEmobil is the bus operating in Liechtenstein, click here to check the route and prices.
The total travel time will be around 1 hour and 30 minutes from Zurich airport to Vaduz and the total fare train from the airport, train to Sargans and the bus to Vaduz will be around 30 CHF. As you could read going by train will be the cheapest option from Zurich airport to Vaduz.
If you prefer going by train from Zurich to Schaan will cost 20 CHF one way and 40 CHF return ticket. And the train travel time will be 1 hour 20 minutes or 1 hour and 40 minutes depending on the train. Once in Schaan to go to Vaduz you can ride the Bus Number 11 and Bus Number 13 going to Balzers. It will take 10 minutes and the prices are 5 CHF for one way. If you have a return ticket show to the bus driver and you will not have to pay for the bus since it’s included.
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TAXI FROM ZURICH AIRPORT TO VADUZ
If you go from Zurich airport to Vaduz by taxi the most comfortable and available 24/7. The travel time by taxi is around 1 hour and 25 minutes and the taxi fare from Zurich airport to Vaduz is around 290 CHF which is around €260. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM ZURICH AIRPORT TO VADUZ
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Zurich. Prices are around €260 and you will be able to fit up to 7 people. It could be €35 per person.
For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!
RENTING A CAR IN ZURICH AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Zurich’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Vaduz. It will take you 1 hour and 25 minutes to get to Vaduz from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30-40 per day.
Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Zurich and Vaduz countryside. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Vaduz.
WHERE TO STAY IN VADUZ
There are just a few of budget hotels in Liechtenstein. These rooms can go anywhere between 50-100 CHF per night for accommodation in Liechtenstein. If you are looking for mid budget and luxury hotels prices are starting from 200-300 CHF.
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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN LIECHTENSTEIN
On average a meal in a sit-down restaurant in Liechtenstein will cost around 20-40 CHF and that might not even include drinks. Breakfast will usually be cheaper and dinner will usually be the most expensive.
Watch out for lunch specials and promos that many cafes offer, as this is one of best ways to eat cheap. The other is things like kebabs, pizzas, Asian food, and small takeaways found near train stations can costs around 6-10 CHF.
CASH AND ATM IN LIECHTENSTEIN
Liechtenstein uses the same currency as Switzerland. Credit cards are widely accepted. Cash will be needed for some small boutiques or perhaps for tips, but there will be no problems with any kind of payment in the country. The exchange rate €1 = 1.08 CHF.
BEST TIME TO VISIT LIECHTENSTEIN
Liechtenstein is beautiful all year round. Timing your travel highly depends on what exactly you want to experience and, to a certain degree, how much cold you can tolerate. There are four seasons in Liechtenstein, and each one has its pros and cons.
Summer is the most crowded and winter if you are looking for sky resorts. We would say the best time to visit Liechtenstein is Autumn and Spring can be the least crowded and where you will find the best deals for accommodation.
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