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Duration 5h 13m
Distance 678.8 km
Average price SFr 240
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The train between Paris and Root takes 5h 13m. The train service runs several times per day from Paris to Root. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Root
4h 56m
SFr 120 - SFr 163

Paris to Root train times

Trains run three times a day between Paris Bercy and Root. The earliest departure is at 12:22 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Paris Bercy is at 18:22 which arrives into Root at 23:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Paris to Root? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Root. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Gisikon-Root via Basel SBB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Paris and Root is 489 km. The road distance is 678.8 km.

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Paris to Root train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Paris to Root train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Luzern station.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Root. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Paris and Root?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Root via Basel SBB and Luzern in around 4h 56m.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 300

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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