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There are 9 ways to get from Avignon 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  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$157 - $198

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Bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Lyon Gare Perrache Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Zurich

$48 - $62

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Train via Genève  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$162 - $235

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Zürich 392.7 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Marseille, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH

$110 - $338

Train to Geneva, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$148 - $253

Train to Lyon, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH

$117 - $272

Train to Marseille, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$137 - $547

Train to Nice, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Antibes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH

$141 - $332

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Zürich is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Avignon and arriving at Zurich via Lyon Gare de Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Zürich HB via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Zürich is 478 km. The road distance is 628.3 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Avignon to Zürich, including transfers.

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Avignon to Zürich bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Avignon station.

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Avignon to Zürich train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Zürich is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 130€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 299 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Avignon, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Avignon to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 5 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Zürich via Lyon Gare Perrache and Lyon Gare de Perrache in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Avignon TGV to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Avignon to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

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

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Avignon to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Zurich station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Zürich is 628 km. It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to drive from Avignon to Zürich.

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Air France, easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Marseille Airport to Zurich Airport.

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