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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Olten Tgv

$110 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse Ouibus

$42 - $70

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Basel

$64 - $105

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Olten 384.5 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, line 26 train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the line 26 train from Basel SBB to Olten

$81 - $350

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, line 26 train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the line 26 train from Basel SBB to Olten

$78 - $322

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$98 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Olten is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Olten is to fly and line 26 train which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Paris and Olten is 445 km. The road distance is 615.2 km.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Olten takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Olten. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Olten once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Paris to Olten 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Olten
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Olten
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus

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