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

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Train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Margrethen Ir13 / ...

131€ - 191€

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Bus  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Ulm 336
  2. Take the bus from Ulm to Bregenz bus station N77

44€ - 54€

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Bus, train  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Freiburg Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bregenz Ec

100€ - 182€

Drive  •  7h 18m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Hard 771.4 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Margrethen

92€ - 250€

Fly Paris CDG to Munich, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Bregenz

85€ - 258€

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Margrethen

113€ - 325€

Fly Paris CDG to Stuttgart, train  •  9h 2m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Lindau Hbf

115€ - 399€

Fly Paris Orly to Munich, train  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Munich (MUC) ORY - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Bregenz

131€ - 242€

Paris to Hard by train

The train journey time between Paris and Hard is around 9h 2m and covers a distance of around 729 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 40m. Operated by TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Austrian Railways (ÖBB), the Paris to Hard train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Hard-Fussach. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 2m
Fastest train time:
6h 40m
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
131€
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:22
Last train departs at:
18:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Hard train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hard is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hard is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hard is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Hard is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 13h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Hard is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 250€ and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Hard. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Hard Brückenwaage via Ulm and Bregenz Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Hard. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Hard-Fussach via Zürich HB and St. Margrethen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between Paris and Hard is 565 km. The road distance is 771.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hard without a car is to train which takes 6h 40m and costs 130€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Paris to Hard, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Hard train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hard is to train which takes 6h 40m and costs 130€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 13h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Hard.
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  • Distance: 564.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Hard, Austria?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Hard via Zürich HB and St. Margrethen in around 6h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Hard via Ulm, Bregenz bus station, and Bregenz Bahnhof in around 13h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 140€
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Zürich HB to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Ulm
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ulm to Bregenz bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Freiburg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Paris to Hard train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St. Margrethen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Hard is 771 km. It takes approximately 7h 18m to drive from Paris to Hard.

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Air France, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Hard. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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