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There are 10 ways to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life 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.

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Train  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$276 - $317

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Bus, night bus  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Lyon
  2. Take the night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Zurich N106

$79 - $120

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Train via Strasbourg  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$303 - $408

Train #2  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$245 - $360

Bus  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zürich Ouibus

$90 - $122

Drive  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Swiss Life 689.4 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Lourdes/Tarbes to Mulhouse, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) to Mulhouse (MLH) LDE - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$136 - $572

Fly Pau to Zurich  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Zurich (ZRH) PUF - ZRH

$174 - $590

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Zurich (ZRH) BOD - ZRH

$182 - $434

Train to Toulouse, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Basel (BSL) TLS - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$121 - $371

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The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life is to bus which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 20 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life is to train and fly which costs 150€ - 380€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lourdes to Swiss Life. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lourdes and arriving at Zürich via Tarbes and Basel City Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 13 min.

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The distance between Lourdes and Swiss Life is 822 km. The road distance is 1103 km.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life without a car is to train which takes 10 h 51 min and costs 240€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 51 min to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life, including transfers.

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Lourdes to Swiss Life bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Tarbes station.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life is to train which takes 10 h 51 min and costs 240€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 20 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs 150€ - 550€ and takes 8 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lourdes/Tarbes Airport to Mulhouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h and has one stopover.

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Lourdes to Swiss Life bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Zürich station.

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Map of how to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life.
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  • Distance: 513.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 51 min

What companies run services between Lourdes, France and Swiss Life, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lourdes to Swiss Life via Paris Montparnasse, Gare Montparnasse, Gare De Lyon - Diderot, Paris Gare de Lyon, Zürich HB, and Zürich Enge in around 10 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lourdes to Swiss Life via Tarbes, Basel City Center, and Zürich in around 20 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lourdes/Tarbes to Mulhouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lourdes/Tarbes to Mulhouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Toulouse to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lourdes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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 Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lourdes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Tarbes to Basel
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Basel City Center to Zürich
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Tarbes to Lyon
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
isilines.com
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
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Swiss Life is 1103 km. It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to drive from Lourdes to Swiss Life.

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Hop! and Air France offer flights from Lourdes/Tarbes Airport to Mulhouse Airport.

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There are 519+ hotels available in Swiss Life. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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