Austria and Germany can be reached in just a short time, and the region is well situated for excursions to the mountains or on nearby Lake Constance. You couldn’t ask for a more central location, as it is positioned at the centre of the international conjunction formed by Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the Principality of Liechtenstein, allowing you to reach the St.Gallen-Lake Constance region quickly and comfortably.
Coming from Zurich, follow the A1 motorway and take the “Kreuzbleiche” exit for the St.Gallen city centre. To reach Rorschach, follow the A1 in the direction of St.Margrethen and take the Rorschach exit. Within the city, the modern parking guidance system will tell you where available parking spots can be found. Distances: Zurich 90 km, Chur 94 km, Bern 204 km, Munich 264 km, Stuttgart 284 km, Milan 294 km.
There are direct rail connections to St.Gallen every half hour from Zurich’s Main Station and the Zurich Airport. It takes just a one-hour comfortable train ride to reach the St.Gallen-Lake Constance region. There are also direct express trains to St.Gallen from Bern (2 hours), Geneva (4 hours) and Munich (3 hours).
Zurich Airport is just one hour’s drive or train ride (direct rail connection every half hour) from St.Gallen. Additionally, the St.Gallen-Altenrhein Airport, with daily flights to Vienna, is “right at your doorstep,” located just 10 minutes from Rorschach and 30 minutes from St.Gallen.
To travel more independently in our region, you can also reserve a taxi or your own tour bus. You will find the corresponding addresses here.more...