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Duration 13h 12m
Distance 809.9 km
Average price SFr 230
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Zürich takes 13h 12m and the fastest train takes 12h 20m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Calais to Zürich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Calais Ville
  2. Lille Flandres
  3. Basel SBB
  4. Zürich
8h 35m
SFr 161 - SFr 283

Calais to Zürich train times

Trains run six times a week between Calais and Zürich. The service departs Calais at 17:32 in the afternoon, which arrives into Zürich at 06:26. All services require a transfer, and take on average 13h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Zürich HB via Lille Flandres, Mulhouse Ville and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 35m.

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The distance between Calais and Zürich is 629 km. The road distance is 809.9 km.

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Calais to Zürich train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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Calais to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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There are 1031+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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