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There are 8 ways to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park 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 Mulhouse  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon Hall 1 - 2 to Mulhouse 611

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Bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Mulhouse 1799

6 alternative options

Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb Tgv

Train via Saint-Louis  •  5h 38m

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

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park 559.4 km

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Olten

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Basel  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Antony to Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Antony to Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park by night bus, train, tram and walk

136 Weekly Services
4h 53m Average Duration
SFr 67 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Georgia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in St. Jakob-Park is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in St. Jakob-Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in St. Jakob-Park is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park is to bus which costs €40 - €75 and takes 9h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park is to train via Mulhouse which takes 4h 53m and costs €60 - €160.

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The distance between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) and St. Jakob-Park is 411 km. The road distance is 559.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park without a car is to train via Mulhouse which takes 4h 53m and costs €60 - €160.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park is to train via Mulhouse which takes 4h 53m and costs €60 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €75 and takes 9h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park is 559 km. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park.

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easyJet offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in St. Jakob-Park. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to St. Jakob-Park.
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  • Distance: 411.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Paris Orly Airport (ORY), France and St. Jakob-Park, Switzerland?

SNCF operates a train from Paris Gare de Lyon Hall 1 - 2 to Mulhouse hourly. Tickets cost SFr 55 - SFr 120 and the journey takes 2h 58m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Mulhouse 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 27 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 260
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 280
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 440
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 490
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon Hall 1 - 2 to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 85
Rail 1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 120
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 120
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 80 - SFr 95
1st Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 31 - SFr 37
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 30
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Antony to Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
Transilien
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page

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