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There are 8 ways to get from Olten to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$119 - $148

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Paris

$64 - $103

6 alternative options

Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$120 - $153

Train SNCF  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Paris Est Ic

$90 - $138

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Olten to Paris 384.2 miles

$80 - $120

Line 3 train to Mulhouse, fly to Paris Orly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 3 train from Olten to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY

$93 - $359

Train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Olten to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG

$98 - $318

Line 3 train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 3 train from Olten to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris CDG (CDG) BSL - CDG

$79 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Olten to Paris is to drive which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Olten to Paris is to line 3 train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 360 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Olten to Paris. However, there are services departing from Olten and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Olten and Paris is 445 km. The road distance is 614.7 km.

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The best way to get from Olten to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Olten to Paris, including transfers.

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Olten to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Olten to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Olten to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Map of how to get from Olten to Paris.
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  • Distance: 278 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Olten, Switzerland and Paris, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Olten to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $115 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Olten to Paris 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Mulhouse Ville to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $150
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 Olten to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Olten to Paris is 615 km. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Olten to Paris.

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Air France offers flights from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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