There are 12 ways to get from Lille to Zürich by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train via Strasbourg  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$173 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Metz
  2. Take the night bus from Metz to Zurich N831

$44 - $76

10 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB Tgv / ...

$159 - $175

Bus  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich

$60 - $83

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Zürich 447.2 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$121 - $365

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH

$107 - $329

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$113 - $379

Fly Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$133 - $488

Fly Lille Lesquin to Zurich  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Zurich (ZRH) LIL - ZRH

$85 - $340

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$124 - $364

Train, train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Mortsel-Oude-God
  3. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH

$98 - $477

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

You can take a train from Lille to Zürich via Strasbourg and Basel SBB in around 5 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Zürich via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station, and Brussels North in around 13 h 44 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Figari
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Zurich via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Mortsel-Oude-God
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Metz
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Metz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lille and Zürich is 540 km. The road distance is 716 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Zürich is to bus and night bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Lille to Zürich is to train and fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 90€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct train from Lille to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe and arriving at Zürich HB via Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Zurich via Metz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Lille to Zürich, including transfers.