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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Alsace by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Sélestat

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Paris to Colmar

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Train via Paris-Nord

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Sélestat

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Alsace

Fly to Strasbourg

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Strasbourg (SXB)

Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Sélestat

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Selestat

Paris to Alsace by train and bus

10 Weekly Services
3h 1m Average Duration
€75 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Alsace is to night bus which costs €30 - €65 and takes 9h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Alsace is to train which costs €75 - €100 and takes 3h 1m.

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The distance between Paris and Alsace is 378 km. The road distance is 506.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Alsace without a car is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs €75 - €100.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Paris to Alsace, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Alsace is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs €75 - €100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €80 - €340 and takes 7h 13m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Strasbourg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Alsace is 507 km. It takes approximately 4h 50m to drive from Paris to Alsace.

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Volotea, Iberia, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Alsace.
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  • Distance: 378 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Alsace, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris-Est to Sélestat once daily. Tickets cost €75 - €100 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Paris to Colmar once daily. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 8h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Pau, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Figari
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €480
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Strasbourg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Train operators
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris-Est to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Paris-Nord to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
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 Saint-Louis to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Selestat
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
€23 - €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
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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
Night bus from Paris to Colmar
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €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.
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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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