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There are 4 ways to get from Appenzell to Hattigny by train, night train or car

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Train via Basel

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg

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Train, night train

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz
  2. Take the night train from Konstanz to Offenburg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg

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Train

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz
  2. Take the train from Konstanz to Offenburg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg

Drive

  1. Drive from Appenzell to Hattigny
Switzerland → France
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International entry into France from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican and Zimbabwe
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Turkey, Ukraine and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hattigny is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hattigny is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hattigny is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from France.

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Last updated: 5 Dec 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The cheapest way to get from Appenzell to Hattigny is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Appenzell to Hattigny is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 4h.

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The distance between Appenzell and Hattigny is 232 km. The road distance is 355 km.

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The best way to get from Appenzell to Hattigny without a car is to train via Basel which takes 6h 17m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Appenzell to Hattigny, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Appenzell to Hattigny is 355 km. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Appenzell to Hattigny.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Hattigny. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Appenzell to Hattigny.
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  • Distance: 232.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Appenzell, Switzerland and Hattigny, France?

You can take a train from Appenzell to Hattigny via St. Gallen, Zuerich Hb, Basel Sbb, Strasbourg, and Sarrebourg in around 6h 17m.

Train operators
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 St. Gallen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from St. Gallen(CH) to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Konstanz Bahnhof to Offenburg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €33
1st Class
€22 - €26
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 Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Konstanz to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Konstanz to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Konstanz to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH

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