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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Fribourg 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 Lausanne  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg 1 / ...

$120 - $153

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Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Fribourg N799

$38 - $69

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Neuchâtel Tgv
  2. Take the train from Neuchâtel to Fribourg/Freiburg 20

$113 - $142

Train Trenitalia  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vallorbe En
  2. Take the train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Fribourg/Freiburg 30

$66 - $123

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Fribourg 351.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$106 - $403

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$85 - $270

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg

$97 - $312

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$103 - $375

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$122 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Fribourg is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Fribourg is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel - Saint-Germain and arriving at Fribourg, gare CFF via Paris, Massy and Fribourg, cimetière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Fribourg/Freiburg via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Paris and Fribourg is 425 km. The road distance is 563.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Fribourg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Paris to Fribourg, including transfers.

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Paris to Fribourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Massy station.

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Paris to Fribourg train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Fribourg is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 100€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Fribourg.
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  • Distance: 265.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Fribourg via Lausanne in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Fribourg once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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 Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Neuchâtel to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vallorbe
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$55 - $65
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Massy to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Mulhouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Paris to Fribourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Fribourg station.

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Paris to Fribourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Fribourg/Freiburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Fribourg is 563 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Paris to Fribourg.

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

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There are 142+ hotels available in Fribourg. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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