Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
For short distances like between Zurich and Olten, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
In which stations can you take the train to Olten and where will you arrive?
You can take the train to Olten at Zürich Altstetten, which arrives at Olten.
How many connections are there to go Olten from Zurich by train per day?
If you want to travel from Zurich to Olten by train, there are 192 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 149 routes, are direct lines and the rest, that is to say 43 routes include one or many changes. As a result, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change. Despite that, choosing an offer with an indirect line is sometimes the best way to travel efficiently especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute even though the trip is longer.
What time do the trains to Olten leave and how long is the journey?
On average, it takes 47 minutes to get to Olten by train, but you will need 29 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 05:10, whereas the last one leaves Zurich at 07:10.