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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Fribourg

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to La Roche

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train

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

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train, line 234 bus

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
  4. Take the line 234 bus from Fribourg/Freiburg, gare rout. to La Roche FR, village

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train

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

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train

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

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS)
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Fribourg/Freiburg

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

Paris to La Roche by train and bus

39 Weekly Services
5h 52m Average Duration
SFr 119 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Roche is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in La Roche 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.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to La Roche is to bus which costs €30 - €40 and takes 10h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to La Roche is to train. Taking this option will cost €110 - €170 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to La Roche. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at La Roche FR, village via Fribourg, Poya and Marly, Gérine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 21m.

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The distance between Paris and La Roche is 431 km. The road distance is 554.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to La Roche without a car is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs €110 - €170.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Paris to La Roche, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to La Roche is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs €110 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 10h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to La Roche.
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  • Distance: 430.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between Paris, France and La Roche, Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to La Roche via Lausanne, Fribourg/Freiburg, and Fribourg/Freiburg, gare rout. in around 5h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Fribourg 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 9h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 330
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 300
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 420
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 220
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 330
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 390
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 380
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 420
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 280
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 400
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 450
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
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 Lausanne to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 16
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Service d'automobiles TPF
Phone
+41 26 351 02 00
Email
tpf@tpf.ch
Website
tpf.ch
Train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Service d'automobiles TPF
Schedules at
SBB
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Trenitalia EuroCity

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 Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Service d'automobiles TPF
Phone
+41 26 351 02 00
Email
tpf@tpf.ch
Website
tpf.ch
Bus from Fribourg/Freiburg, gare rout. to La Roche FR, village
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Service d'automobiles TPF
Schedules at
SBB

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to La Roche is 555 km. It takes approximately 5h 55m to drive from Paris to La Roche.

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Swiss and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in La Roche. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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