About us

The Bahnhof Apotheke is Switzerland's largest and most comprehensive pharmacy. Conveniently located at the entrance to Zurich's historic main train station, the Bahnhof Apotheke is open from 7 AM until midnight, 365 days a year.

Whether you live in Zurich, are visiting our beautiful city, or just passing through, the Bahnhof Apotheke is your one-stop source for all health and beauty needs.

With a staff over 120 highly trained healthcare professionals, speaking over 20 languages, and a stock of over 17,000 different products, you are guaranteed an unparalleled level of service.

Expert advice
As the county's leading pharmacy, the Bahnhof Apotheke attracts and recruits the most highly educated and motivated staff.  Then, through a program of continuous training, it ensures that its clients receive the most accurate and up to date information and advice on any aspect of their health.  We provide private spaces for confidential, unhurried consultations. If your problem requires the assistance of a doctor, we maintain a network of general physicians and specialists, many just a few steps away.

Prescription medications
Because the Bahnhof Apotheke serves as the referring pharmacy for many of Zurich's top hospitals, it stocks the widest possible range of medications.  In the unlikely event that the medication you require is not already on our shelves, we receive 5 deliveries throughout the day, meaning that your prescription can be filled within a few hours.

Specialized services
Our pharmacists provide consultation on the Morning After Pill (Norlevo), all forms of contraception, wound care, long term and chronic disease management, house and emergency first aid kits, and self medication.

For travelers, we help you prepare an individualized Travel Pharmacy, including appropriate medications, insect repellents and effective sun protection.
Our diabetes specialists have access to a wide range of products and brands, including: Breeze, Contour, Microlet, Accu-Chek, BGStar, Healthpro, Novofine, Onetouch, Mylife, and Freestyle. 

Our asthma specialists can assist you with proper use of inhalers and provide any required medication.

In house laboratory
The Bahnhof Apotheke has its own fully equipped laboratory and chemists to prepare special formulations of medications as creams, capsules, tablets or suppositories.

Over the counter medications
The Bahnhof Apotheke stocks the widest range of high quality  non-prescription medications. Our staff is ready to advise you on the selection and proper use of these products.

Natural and Complementary medications
The Bahnhof Apotheke takes a truly holistic view of healthcare and offers a full range of natural and complementary medications, including: homeopathic, anthroposophical, Spagyric, Schüssler salts, Bach flower, nutrients, orthomolecular medicine, nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, trace elements, essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and etheric oils for aromatherapy.  Our specialized experts will advise on any aspect of these products.

All your healthcare needs
Whatever your healthcare needs, the Bahnhof Apotheke has a solution:

  • Baby nutrition, including: Holle, Bimbosan, Nestlée, Milupa and Hipp, as well as bottles and pacifiers (Smoothie, Avent, Mam, Bibi) and many baby-care products
  • Sport nutrition, such as Kreatin and L-Carnitin, protein shakes, muscle building supplements, sport drinks and energy bars
  • Foot care products from Scholl, Compeed, Neutrogena and others
  • Hair care products, hair dyes and tints
  • Deodorants, skin cleansing, and shaving products
  • Sun protection
  • Dental care, including products from Swiss Smile and ApaCare
  • Lens care products
  • Wound care, including: disinfection, bandages, and sterile compresses from Bort and Futuro
  • Personal hygiene products, such as tampons and condoms (Durex and Ceylor)
  • Health foods, such as Biotta fruit juices, guarana, and teas

Skin care
Acne? Dry or sensitive skin? Whatever skin type or skin problem you may have, the Bahnhof Apotheke offers you the world's most respected skin care brands, including: Vichy, La Roche-Posay, Avene, Eucerin, Louis Widmer, Roc, Botarin, Inneov, Sherteme (80% Hyaluronserum), Filorga (Lumitherapist, Mesotherapist), Garancia,
B Sand, Estee Lauder, Clinique, Dior, Chanel, La Prairie (Cellular Complex), Cellcosmet, Kanebo, Biotherm, Lancome, Clarins, Shiseido, Sisley, Valmont, StriVectin, Lab Series, Alessandro, Marlies Möller, Philip B. , Somatoline Cosmetic, OPI, Essie, Guam, Ananné,
Dr. Hauschka Kosmetik, Lavera, Oliveda, Roger Gallet, Santa Verde, Vleur, Weleda. Our highly trained skin care experts are not employed by any brand - they work for you, ensuring that you get the right product for your needs.

Perfumes and fragrances and makeup
The Bahnof Apotheke is an official agent for the most exclusive brands of perfumes, fragrances, and makeup including: Tom Ford, D&G, Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan, Hugo Boss, Issey Miyake, Nina Ricci, Elie Saab, Marc Jacobs, Jimmy Choo, Oscar de la Renta, Acqua di Parma, Bulgari, Burberry, Gucci, Prada, Lalique and many more.