There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Nancy  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Nancy Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Nancy to Sarrebourg Ter / ...

51€ - 113€

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Bus  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Sarrebourg Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Nancy > Sarrebourg > Strasbourg

16€ - 22€

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Train  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Sarrebourg Ter / ...

52€ - 98€

Bus, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nancy 758 / ...
  2. Take the train from Nancy to Sarrebourg Ter / ...

31€ - 60€

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Alsace-Lorraine 459.3 km

55€ - 85€

Fly, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from St Louis to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg

126€ - 444€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine is to bus which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 9h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Lorquin via Terrasses and Sarrebourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 13m.

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The distance between Paris and Alsace-Lorraine is 341 km. The road distance is 459.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine without a car is to train via Nancy which takes 4h 32m and costs 50€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine, including transfers.

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Paris to Alsace-Lorraine bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine is to train via Nancy which takes 4h 32m and costs 50€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 9h 13m.

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

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Paris to Alsace-Lorraine bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Sarrebourg station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine.
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  • Distance: 341.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Alsace-Lorraine, Grand-Est, France?

You can take a train from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine via Nancy, Sarrebourg, Sarrebourg, and Lorquin in around 4h 32m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Sarrebourg 3 times a week. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 7h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Train from Nancy to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
Train from Paris l'Est to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 95€
Train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
28€ - 33€
1st Class
22€ - 26€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Rail 1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Nancy to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 27€
Train from Paris l'Est to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 95€
Train from St Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Strasbourg to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 25€
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 St Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Nancy
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Sarrebourg
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Alsace-Lorraine is 459 km. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Paris to Alsace-Lorraine.

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

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There are 138+ hotels available in Alsace-Lorraine. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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