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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Rhine Falls by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$138 - $169

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich N99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$61 - $107

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Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$71 - $114

Drive  •  6h 29m

  1. Drive from Paris to Rhine Falls 414.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, line 33 train  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the line 33 train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall

$81 - $303

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

$100 - $385

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6h 18m

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

$97 - $357

Fly Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) CDG - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$171 - $610

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rhine Falls is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 11h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Rhine Falls is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 340€ and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Neuhausen Rheinfall via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Paris and Rhine Falls is 482 km. The road distance is 663.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Rhine Falls without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs 120€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Paris to Rhine Falls, including transfers.

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Paris to Rhine Falls train services, operated by inOui TGV, 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 10m.

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Paris to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuhausen Rheinfall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Rhine Falls is 664 km. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Paris to Rhine Falls.

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  • Distance: 301 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Rhine Falls, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris to Rhine Falls via Zürich HB and Neuhausen Rheinfall in around 5h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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There are 225+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38m and costs 10€.

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