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.
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
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.