How to get there
The University of St.Gallen can be reached by train (SBB), plane (Zurich Airport and St.Gallen Altenrhein Airport) as well as via the A1 motorway.
St.Gallen is only one hour away from Zurich by car and is also easy to reach by public transport. Austria and Germany are also nearby. Distances: Zurich 1 hour, Munich 2.5 hours, Stuttgart 2.5 hours, Milan 3.5 hours.
By car (Bulletin on road and traffic conditions)
Take the motorway exit St.Gallen/Kreuzbleiche and head towards the centre. Once you have gone through the tunnel, move into the left lane and follow the sign to Universität/WBZ Holzweid.
By public transport - Swiss Federal Railway (CFF)
Trains run from Zurich’s main train station and Zurich airport to St.Gallen every 30 minutes. The journey takes about 1 hour. There are also direct express trains from Berne (2 hours), Geneva (4 hours) and Munich (3 hours) to St.Gallen. At St.Gallen’s main train station, take bus no. 5 towards Rotmonten. The buses run every 10 minutes. Get off at the "Universität/Dufourstrasse" bus stop and cross the main road. Or, go to the Bahnhof Nord bus stop (at the back of the train station) and take bus no. 9 to "Universität/Gatterstrasse". These buses run every 20 minutes.
Zurich airport is only one hour away from St.Gallen by car or train. A direct train runs from Zurich airport to St.Gallen twice an hour.
The St.Gallen-Altenrhein airport is virtually at our doorstep, 10 minutes away from Rorschach and 30 minutes from St.Gallen.