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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Meilen by train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb

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Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Meilen

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Meilen

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train

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

Fly Paris Orly to Zurich

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

Paris to Meilen by train

The train journey time between Paris and Meilen is around 4h 32m and covers a distance of around 625 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 31m. Operated by TGV inOui and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Paris to Meilen train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Meilen. 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 25m
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
4h 32m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 31m
Train distance:
625 km
Trains per week:
26
Cheapest price:
SFr 116
Carbon emissions:
32 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 Meilen train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Meilen is to drive which costs €75 - €120 and takes 6h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Meilen is to train which costs €100 - €150 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Meilen. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Meilen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Paris and Meilen is 499 km. The road distance is 673 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Meilen without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs €100 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Paris to Meilen, including transfers.

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Paris to Meilen 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 Meilen is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs €100 - €150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €90 - €270 and takes 6h 8m.

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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 Meilen train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Meilen.
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  • Distance: 499.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb 4 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 100 - SFr 140 and the journey takes 4h 3m. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Paris to Meilen hourly.

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 Orly to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 190
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 280
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 300
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 300
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
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 190
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 280
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
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 330
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 330
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 260
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 400
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 3m
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
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 140
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 38
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
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 Meilen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 22
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
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 Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Meilen is 673 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Paris to Meilen.

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

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There are 484+ hotels available in Meilen. 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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