There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Gruyères by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Romont 15

SFr 121 - SFr 175

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Bus  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Fribourg N799

SFr 35 - SFr 45

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Train via Palézieux  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Genève 28-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Palézieux 15

SFr 171 - SFr 302

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Gruyères 593 km

SFr 75 - SFr 120

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  6h 33m

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

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  7h 17m

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

SFr 91 - SFr 336

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  7h 8m

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

SFr 87 - SFr 258

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  7h 48m

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

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  7h 50m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Gruyères is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Gruyères is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Gruyères. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Epagny, village via Fribourg, cimetière, Fribourg, gare and Bulle, gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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The distance between Paris and Gruyères is 435 km. The road distance is 593 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Gruyères without a car is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Paris to Gruyères, including transfers.

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Paris to Gruyères bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Gruyères is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 12h 18m.

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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 Gruyères bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Fribourg station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Gruyères.
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  • Distance: 434.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

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

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Gruyères via Genève, Romont, Bulle, and Bulle, gare in around 6h 26m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Fribourg 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 35 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 9h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 450
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 320
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 290
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 370
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 550
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 470
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 210
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 290 - SFr 1300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 2700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 330
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 Gare De Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 110
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 to Romont
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Palézieux
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Romont
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Service d'automobiles TPF
Phone
+41 26 351 02 00
Email
tpf@tpf.ch
Website
tpf.ch
Train from Bern to Bulle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Service d'automobiles TPF
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Bulle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Service d'automobiles TPF
Schedules at
SBB
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 City Centre - Bercy Seine to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Gruyères is 593 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Paris to Gruyères.

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

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There are 626+ hotels available in Gruyères. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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