There are 8 ways to get from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Aix En Provence Tgv to Geneve Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 5 / ...

SFr 162 - SFr 263

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Avignon, Avignon 1649 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Avignon, Avignon to Zurich N1156

SFr 38 - SFr 54

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Bus, train  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Milan San Donato BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

SFr 104 - SFr 210

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich 723 km

SFr 90 - SFr 140

Bus to Marseille, fly to Zurich  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière Quai 01 to Aéroport Marseille Provence
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH

SFr 79 - SFr 174

Bus to Nice, fly to Zurich  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH

SFr 76 - SFr 214

Fly Marseille to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

SFr 88 - SFr 332

Bus to Nice, fly to Basel, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

SFr 70 - SFr 330

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The cheapest way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich is to bus and fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Aix-en-Provence and arriving at Zurich via Avignon, Avignon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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The distance between Aix-en-Provence and Zürich is 490 km. The road distance is 723 km.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 150€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich, including transfers.

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Aix-en-Provence to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aix-en-Provence station.

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The best way to get from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 150€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 490.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Aix-en-Provence, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich via Gare TGV, Aix En Provence Tgv, and Genève in around 7h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aix-en-Provence to Zürich via Avignon, Avignon in around 13h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 550
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 550
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 550
Flights from Nice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 280
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 410
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 250
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 320
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix En Provence Tgv to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 80 - SFr 95
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 37
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 31
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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 Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 150
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 150
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 23 - SFr 27
1st Class
SFr 37 - SFr 39
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Milan San Donato
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Avignon, Avignon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Avignon, Avignon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CarTreize
Phone
0 810 00 13 26
Website
lepilote.com
Bus from Gare Routière Quai 01 to Aéroport Marseille Provence
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
CarTreize
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to Aéroport Marseille Provence - GR - MARIGNANE AEROP
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Zou! LER

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