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There are 8 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps Tgv / ...

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Bus  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Paris N99
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Tours S703 / ...

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Train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to St Pierre Des Corps Tgv

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche 706.3 km

Drive to Strasbourg, fly to Nantes, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nantes (NTE) SXB - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

Bus to Basel, fly to Nantes, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel Euroairport FR
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nantes (NTE) BSL - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

Bus to Basel, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel Euroairport FR
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) BSL - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) ZRH - CDG
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps

Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Freiburg im Breisgau and La Riche is around 6h 2m and covers a distance of around 763 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 4m. Operated by Svde, Bus RATP, TGV inOui and others, the Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche service departs from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arrives in Pont de la Motte. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche is to drive and fly and train. Taking this option will cost €75 - €290 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche. However, there are services departing from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof and arriving at La Pléiade via Paris and Peupliers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 11m.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and La Riche is 544 km. The road distance is 706.3 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 2m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche, including transfers.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche is to train via Paris which takes 6h 2m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 11m.

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

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Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tours station.

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Map of how to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche.
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  • Distance: 544.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and La Riche, Centre-Val de Loire, France?

You can take a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche via Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, St Pierre Des Corps, and Saint-Pierre Gare in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche via Paris and Peupliers in around 12h 11m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Flights from Basel to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €850
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Basel to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Flights from Basel to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €380
Train operators
Svde
Website
de.voyages-sncf.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
de.voyages-sncf.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
de.voyages-sncf.com
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
de.voyages-sncf.com
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €70
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 Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel Euroairport FR
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche is 706 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to La Riche.

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