Getting there

Aarau is not situated in direct proximity to the large cities of Basel, Bern and Zurich, yet is still central. Whether you arrive by plane, train or car – you can reach Aarau at any time with the best connections.

By public transport

Aarau is well connected to the Swiss railway network and has fast, direct train links to the international airports in Zurich, Basel and Geneva. The journey from Zurich and Basel takes around 30 minutes, from Bern 40 minutes.


By car

A dense network of well-built national and main roads connects Aarau with all important centres in Switzerland and neighbouring countries. The capital of Canton Aargau can be reached via the A1 motorway from the exits Aarau West (coming from Bern) or Aarau Ost/East (coming from Zurich).


By plane

The international airports of Zurich, Basel and Geneva are not far from Aarau. They are easily accessible with fast, direct trains.



Conferences and congresses

With its central location, its excellent connections to road and rail and its urban infrastructure, Aarau is an ideal venue for conferences, congresses and other events.