There are 12 ways to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life by train, 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 via Strasbourg  •  10 h 56 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 3 / ...

$306 - $411

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Bus  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Zurich Ouibus

$92 - $176

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Train  •  10 h 59 min

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

$308 - $350

Train #2  •  13 h 31 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$257 - $386

Bus, train  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$124 - $180

Drive  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Swiss Life 689.4 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Pau to Zurich  •  10 h

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

$176 - $591

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 12 min

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

$184 - $436

Train to Toulouse, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 28 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

$123 - $374

Train to Toulouse, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  9 h 14 min

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

$149 - $438

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Basel, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Basel (BSL) BOD - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$131 - $381

Train to Toulouse, fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) TLS - FDH
  3. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
  4. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB

$233 - $734

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The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life is to bus which costs 75€ - 160€ and takes 20 h 53 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 12 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 56 min and costs 260€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Swiss Life is to train which takes 10 h 56 min and costs 260€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 160€ and takes 20 h 53 min, you could also fly, which costs 150€ - 550€ and takes 10 h.

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There is no direct flight from Pau Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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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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Swiss, Twin Jet, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Pau Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 502+ hotels available in Swiss Life. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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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 56 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, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare de l'Est, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, Zürich HB, and Zürich Enge in around 10 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lourdes to Swiss Life via Tarbes - Gare SNCF, Tarbes, Basel, Basel City Centre, Zurich, Zürich, Sihlquai/HB, and Zürich, Tunnelstrasse in around 20 h 53 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Toulouse to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Toulouse to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lourdes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
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
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$60 - $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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
$90 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Tarbes to Basel
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Centre to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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