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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Hochdorf by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern Ir26 / ...

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Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  6h 11m

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

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Train via Lenzburg  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lenzburg Ir37

Drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Hochdorf 665 km

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6h 8m

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

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  8h 36m

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

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  8h 26m

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

Paris to Hochdorf by train

The train journey time between Paris and Hochdorf is around 5h 34m and covers a distance of around 631 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 26m. Operated by TGV inOui, Südostbahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Paris to Hochdorf train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Hochdorf. Typically 26 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 32m
Layover time:
1h 1m
Total time:
5h 34m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 26m
Train distance:
631 km
Trains per week:
26
Cheapest price:
SFr 134
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:19
Last train departs at:
18:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Hochdorf train schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hochdorf is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Hochdorf is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Hochdorf is to drive which costs €75 - €110 and takes 6h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Hochdorf is to train. Taking this option will cost €110 - €150 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Hochdorf. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Hochdorf via Basel SBB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 7m.

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The distance between Paris and Hochdorf is 480 km. The road distance is 665 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hochdorf without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs €110 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Paris to Hochdorf, including transfers.

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

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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 Hochdorf train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Hochdorf is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 14m to drive from Paris to Hochdorf.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Hochdorf.
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  • Distance: 479.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Hochdorf via Basel SBB and Luzern in around 5h 7m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 420
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 390
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 390
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 390
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 410
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 410
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 250
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lenzburg
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Hochdorf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de

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

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There are 354+ hotels available in Hochdorf. 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 €5 - €9.

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