There are 6 ways to get from Cannes to Switzerland by plane, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Basel  •  4 h 19 min

  1. NCE - BSL

$50 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. N177 / ...

$30 - $78

4 alternative options

Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 36 min

  1. NCE - ZRH

$83 - $267

Train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Ec
  2. 5

$113 - $205

Bus Eurolines FR  •  12 h 9 min

$75 - $156

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. 398.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cannes and Switzerland is 373 km. The road distance is 638 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Switzerland is to bus which costs 26€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Cannes to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 40€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Milano Centrale and Zug. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Cannes to Switzerland, including transfers.

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Switzerland?

easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Cannes to Basel 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Zürich via Milan, Milan, Milan, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cannes to Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Milán, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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