The Musikinsel can easily be accessed by car or public transport.


Rheinau can be reached in 40 minutes (45 km) from Zurich, 55 minutes/80 km from St. Gallen and 20 minutes/25 km from Winterthur.

  • Motorway Zürich – St. Gallen
  • Intersection A4 to Schaffhausen
  • Exit Benken/Rheinau
  • Follow the signage ‘Klosterplatz’ in Rheinau

On the ‘Klosterplatz’ you will find our parking. Please use the Musikinsel signed parking spaces on the main land.

Public Transport

One train per hour from Zürich main station. It takes one hour to get to Rheinau

  • SBB from Zürich via Winterthur to Marthalen (departure 18 minutes past the hour with changes in Winterthur and Marthalen. First connection: 06.18, last one: 23.18).
  • Post bus No 620 from Marthalen train station to Rheinau Unterstadt (terminal station). Last connection from Rheinau: 22.40
  • 5 minutes’ walk down to the Rhine and the monastery and the church

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