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There are 7 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Zurich  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH

$74 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich

$63 - $91

5 alternative options

Fly to Basel, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$82 - $326

Train via Strasbourg  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$109 - $171

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB 3-Y / ...

$95 - $148

Bus Eurolines FR  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Zurich

$97 - $148

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich 426.8 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Roissypole and arriving at Zurich via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV and arriving at Zürich HB via Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Zürich is 479 km. The road distance is 682.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Paris station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 60€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 299.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss, Air France and two other airlines fly from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich via Strasbourg and Basel SBB in around 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
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 Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Zurich station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) 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 Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich is 683 km. It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Zürich.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa, Air France and Swiss offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport.

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