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

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Train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall S12 / ...

SFr 127 - SFr 177

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Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  5h

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall

SFr 85 - SFr 290

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Train via Basel  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean Zz_2Y
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen Ire / ...

SFr 198 - SFr 344

Drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Laufen Castle 668.9 km

SFr 80 - SFr 120

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

SFr 126 - SFr 314

Fly Paris CDG to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR
  2. Take the train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)

SFr 113 - SFr 508

Fly Paris Orly to Zurich  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Zurich (ZRH) ORY - ZRH

SFr 102 - SFr 354

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Laufen Castle is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Laufen Castle is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Laufen Castle is 2 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 Laufen Castle is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Laufen Castle is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Laufen Castle. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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The distance between Paris and Laufen Castle is 482 km. The road distance is 668.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Laufen Castle without a car is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Paris to Laufen Castle, including transfers.

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Paris to Laufen Castle 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 Laufen Castle is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 90€ - 330€ and takes 7h 1m.

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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 Laufen Castle train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Laufen Castle.
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  • Distance: 481.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Laufen Castle, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Laufen Castle via Zürich HB and Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and eight other airlines fly from Paris to Laufen Castle hourly.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 600
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 300
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 300
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 300
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 800
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 410
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 410
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 340
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 280
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 410
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 1100
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
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 140
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 Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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 Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40
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 Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Böblingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Böblingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Laufen Castle is 669 km. It takes approximately 6h 34m to drive from Paris to Laufen Castle.

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

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There are 46+ hotels available in Laufen Castle. 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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