There are 6 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to France by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$157 - $202

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Night bus, bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris

$56 - $87

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Train, bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris, Paris 099

$72 - $127

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Paris 459.9 miles

$95 - $150

Train, fly to Nice  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$92 - $299

Train, fly to Lyon  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS

$97 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to France is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 10 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to France is to train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 270 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to France. However, there are services departing from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse and arriving at Hotel De Ville via Zurich and Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and France is 569 km. The road distance is 735.8 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to France without a car is to train which takes 6 h 41 min and costs SFr 150 - SFr 200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to France, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to France bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Canton of St. Gallen to France bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Paris station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to France is 736 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to France.

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  • Distance: 355.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and France?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Paris via Zürich HB, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 41 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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