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There are 5 ways to get from Nancy to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Nancy Ville to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$86 - $144

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nancy to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel N836
  2. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Zurich 108 / ...

$17 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Nancy to Strasbourg Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich

$29 - $36

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Nancy to Zürich 185.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Nancy, Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$81 - $286

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The cheapest way to get from Nancy to Zürich is to bus which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nancy to Zürich is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nancy to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Nancy and arriving at Zurich via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nancy to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Nancy Ville and arriving at Zürich HB via Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Nancy and Zürich is 229 km. The road distance is 297 km.

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The best way to get from Nancy to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Nancy to Zürich, including transfers.

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Nancy to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nancy station.

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Nancy to Zürich train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nancy Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nancy to Zürich is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 143.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Nancy to Zürich via Strasbourg and Basel SBB in around 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nancy to Zürich via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nancy Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nancy Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Nancy, Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
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 Nancy to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Nancy to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Nancy to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Nancy to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nancy to Zürich is 297 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Nancy to Zürich.

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Flairjet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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